Strategic support & consultancy

Support in assessing the local innovation system and preparation of the regional innovation strategy (RIS-S3) Guyana

The regional innovation strategy (RIS-S3) is a pre-requesit to EU funding for the 2014-2020 period. The objective was to identify the strengths and weaknesses of the territory, and the fields where cohesion policy instruments had a significant impact. Elements have already been identified in the Strategic territorial diagnostic for Guyana, with a focus on innovation….

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The Wind unit implementation plan: objectives and indicators

Technopolis Group assisted the Swedish Energy Agency in their work with an activity plan for their wind unit. The analysis discussed targets and indicators for the unit, and led to a workshop discussing which targets may be most appropriate given the wind unit’s mission and resources.  The aim of the assignment was to provide the unit’s employees an…

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Assistance in the preparation of Champagne Ardenne RIS-S3

The first phase aimed at identifiying the region needs. It has been designed around the approach of “entrepreneurial discovery” i.e. a bottom up interactive process with the private sector. The team delived a SWOT analysis, a characterisation of specialisation fields and a suggestion of policy mix to support their implementation.

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Action Plan for demand side policies

This study supported the first phase of the Action Plan to boost demand for European innovations. The tasks concerned basically three predominantly methodological issues, namely: • The development of assessment methodologies and data sources for the definition of markets and the baseline condition which is needed for the ‘Identification of markets and sectors’ in phase…

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Support for implementing and management of the FP7 European projects

The technical assistance assignment entrusted to Technopolis included three services: Design the Guadeloupe Region’s  CORDIS page (FP7) website, with the  goal of showcasing the region’s strengths in research and HE; Design, write and disseminate a European Research Funding Watch bulletin for Guadeloupe; Support Guadeloupe’s Project Lead Partners to set up their research project and submit…

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The Swedish Energy Agency’s processes for co-funding large demonstration projects

The Swedish government instructed the Swedish Energy Agency to evaluate its processes for co-funding large demonstration projects. In essence, Technopolis Group’s study was tasked with compiling stakeholder experiences and lessons learned as a basis for formulating a recommendation as to how the Agency could improve its processes for future demonstration projects.

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Assessment of 2007-2013 Ile-de-France Regional Innovation Strategy and definition of its smart specialisation for 2014-2020

Innovation was given an increased weight at EU level in the 2007-2013 programming period. This focus is reinforced for 2014-2020. The National policies developed the last 10 years (Investments for the Future, competitiveness cluster policy) is also geared toward a growing support to innovation. • Assess the outputs of RSI actions co-financed through the ERDF…

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Territorial needs assessment and SWOT analysis of the MEDiterranean territorial cooperation programme 2014-2020

The objectives of the mission was to draft the territorial needs assessment and the SWOT analysis of the MED 2014-2020 programme. It wass based on the three growth objectives laid down by the European Union in its Europe 2020 strategy, namely; smart, sustainable and inclusive growth. The report presents the strengths and weaknesses of the…

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