Strategic support & consultancy

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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Input to R&I Governmental Bill

Technopolis Group’s task was to coordinate and edit a report on behalf of the Confederation of Swedish Enterprise regarding the upcoming Governmental Research and Innovation Bill.  The Confederation had set up a high level working group that discussed the views and position that should be put forth. We participated in the group meetings, prepared material before the…

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Belgian Report on Science Technology and Innovation 2010

Technopolis Group assisted the Belgian Federal Science Policy Office in preparing the Belgian report on science, technology and innovation 2010 within the context of the preparation of the Belgian presidency of the EU. Technopolis Group produced the presentation of the Walloon Region, prepared the conclusions of the study and provided assurance on the quality and…

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Comparison of the influence of industry on government research funding

Agoria, the Flemish industry federation for the technology sector, asked Technopolis to assess the real influence of industry in several countries, and to compare outcomes to the situation in Flanders. The findings of the study are intensively used. We were asked to give presentations on the results to, amongst others,  the Flemish Cabinet, and to…

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Supporting Societal Dialogue on Nanotechnology in The Netherlands

The Dutch Government established the National Committee Social Dialogue Nanotechnology in order to discuss the opportunities and risks of nanotechnologies with society. Technopolis BV was leading the consortium that formed the secretariat (with Publimarket and Joost van Kasteren). Tasks of the secretariate in the period September 2009 – March 2011 included the organisation of calls…

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Vertical Wind AB strategy audit

Vertical Wind AB is a research company that develops and manufactures vertical axis wind turbines where the generator is direct-driven and placed at ground level. The project consisted of a quick scan to determine whether Vertical Wind AB had developed an adequate strategy to realise their objectives and if they were well equipped to implement this…

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European priorities in health research: the Dutch Perspective

The Dutch Federation of University medical centres (NFU) prepared a position paper of the research strengths and priorities of the Dutch medical research in a European context, and in view of Joint programming and FP8. The aim of the paper was to position the Dutch Medical research in the European landscape and to explore future…

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