Strategic support & consultancy

Model for R&D&I programmes in co-operation between industry and R&D providers in Sweden

The report provides support by Technopolis Group to Teknikföretagen in their work, providing input on an incoming government bill on research and innovation. The investments made jointly by the state, enterprises and various R&D performers – in the form of cooperative programmes for research and innovation – builds and maintains a very important knowledge community…

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STOA project on MEP-Scientist Pairing Scheme

Technopolis Group managed the European Parliament’s 2011 MEP-Scientist Pairing Scheme – a scheme that pairs MEPs and scientists for workplace ‘shadowing’ in order for them to gain a deeper understanding of policy-making and research environments and build long-term relationships. We worked with partners such as the European Research Council and the Commission’s Marie Curie Unit…

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An Analysis of Alternative Governance Models for the Innovative Medical Devices Initiative in The Netherlands

The Dutch health research funder, Zon MW,  asked Technopolis to perform a prospective analysis of alternative governance models for its innovative medical devices initiative (IMDI). IMDI has the purpose of strengthening the Dutch knowledge infrastructure in the field of medical devices. Through the development of new medical devices, IMDI.nl aimed to: Contribute to public health:…

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Consultancy Support in the ‘optimisation of financial tools’ for the development of renewable energies (Region Guadeloupe and Corsica)

Technopolis supported the inception of the project: ‘optimise funding tools’ and organised a network facilitation effort in order to move towards an integrated development of the renewable energy industry and foster energy efficiency’ under the 2nd Call for Projects of the EUROPACT (ERDF technical assistance) programme’s Regional Initiative Strand. This project, which brought together the…

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Study on the implementation of service standards and their impact on service providers and users

This study documented the benefits of service standards in six sectors, conducted on behalf of CEN. The first phase of the study involved the use of surveys of National standards Bodies, industry associations, service providers and service users, and documented the ways in which existing standards are being used and the benefits that they bring…

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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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Input to R&D Governmental Bill

Technopolis Group provided co-ordination and editorial services for a positioning report which informed the Confederation of Swedish Enterprise’s input to the upcoming Governmental Research and Innovation Bill, anticipated in the autumn of 2012. The Confederation had set up a high level working group that discussed the views and position that should be put forth. We…

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Screening of regulatory framework

The study, for the European Commission, developed a methodology for regulatory screening, and applied  this methodology in undertaking an innovation impact assessment of specific regulations which were identified in relation to the Water and Raw Material European Innovation Partnerships (EIP). The study developed a screening methodology linking three perspectives, namely innovation, regulation and stakeholders. The…

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