Strategic support & consultancy

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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Support to the activities of the European Forum on co-operation between Higher Education and the Business Community

The University Business Forum is an initiative of DG EAC to bring together stakeholders involved in UBC in the area of higher education for design of curriculum, mobility, knowledge transfer and entrepreneurship education. This contract provided think pieces and input papers for the thematic forums as well as running expert groups to help shape future…

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Review of competences of eco-businesses in the field of eco-technologies in Guadeloupe (SYNERGILE – competitiveness pole)

Synergîle is a competitiveness cluster based in Guadeloupe. Synergîle asked Technopolis Group to create an inventory of the competencies of eco-companies, and the global competencies in eco-technologies in Guadeloupe.  The study consisted in helping Synergîle identify the potential eco-companies, and to create a SWOT analysis of the eco-technologies sector in the region.

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Definition of the regional research, innovation and higher education strategy for 2014-2020 in Pays-de-la-Loire

The missions objectives were the following: • A shared analysis of the thematic framework: the aim was to assists local actors gathered in thematic commissions (CCRRDT) in the achievement of this analysis; • A global evaluation of the 2007-2013 regional research scheme and its implementation. The evaluation included an ex-post analysis of missing strategic orientations,…

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Strategic territorial diagnosis of Mayotte preliminary to the definition and drafting of the future European programme 2014-2020

Mayotte is in France, in an atypical situation: Since the 31st of March 2011, Mayotte is the 101th French department and it has no experience in the European funds. However, because it became part of the outermost regions for the 2014-2020 programming period, Mayotte can aspire to these funds. But it had to globally join…

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Smart Specialisation Cases

The OECD-NIS in collaboration with DG Regio and OECD Member Countries and their regions formed a working group that explored methods to analyse and monitor smart specialisation developments. This led to the OECD publication Innovation-driven Growth in Regions: the Role of Smart Specialisation (2013) to which we contributed. The region of Flanders as one of…

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