Policy monitoring and policy learning

ERAWATCH research inventory

This assignment continued the production and updating of both the ERAWATCH Research Inventory and Annual ERAWATCH Analytical Country Reports, which assessed the progress made by the Member States in the implementation of the Lisbon Strategy, in particular with regard to private and public R&D investment and on the contribution to the realisation of the European…

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Regional Innovation Monitor

The Regional Innovation Monitor (RIM) provided policy-makers, other innovation actors and researchers with information on and analysis of the existing innovation policy measures in the EU Member States at a sub-national level (NUTS 1 or 2). The results of these activities were centralised in [output] a repository and disseminated via dedicated Regional pages in DG…

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Evaluating innovation activities: methods and practices

Technopolis Group took on a project to collect and analyse information on research and innovation policy measures undertaken in 48 countries (EU Member States and other countries covered by ERAWATCH). The study sought to gather the perceptions of public officials and national experts alike as regards the development of public sector innovation across the EU. The…

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Survey of beneficiaries of the ANRT’s PhD-Industries Programme

For nearly 30 years, the CIFRE programme (Training by research industrial agreements) has offered subsidies to businesses that are established under French Law and which hire PhD students as a part of a research project partnership between the business and a public research facility. The PhD research work undertaken leads to a PhDafter 3 years….

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Situation analysis of Brittany’s research and experimentation programmes in agriculture

The study aimed to provide a panorama of research programmes, experimental initiatives and stakeholders in the field of agriculture (including horticulture, animal husbandry and organic farming) in Brittany.  The Regional council of Brittany spends about €1.6m per year in the five programmes which are implemented in stations run by various private actors (chambers of agriculture,…

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Benchmarking and development of services and support programmes for SMEs in the field of IPR

Technopolis is the leading consultancy in Europe when it comes to evaluating, benchmarking and also designing support services and support programmes for SMEs in the field of Industrial and Intellectual Property. Over the last decade, we have been contracted by National Patent Offices (NPOs), the World Intellectual Property Organisation (WIPO), the European Patent Office (EPO)…

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European Innovation Scoreboard 2011-13

This project was designed to provide the innovation policy community with statistical and economic analyses that allow the evaluation and the characteristics and performances of national and regional innovation systems. The tasks delivered under this service contract were the continuation of activities under the previous European Innovation Scoreboard (EIS) project. Within this framework, Technopolis Group…

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Impact analysis NCP and EEN in Flanders

For Agency for Innovation through Science and Technology, we have measured the impact of both Enterprise Europe Network services and NCP services in Flanders in terms of activation/ outputs (more R&D; increased insights in possibilities; finding international partners; internationalisation of strategies) and in terms of outcomes (scientific, commercial effects; improved processes or products; business opportunities;…

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