Technopolis Group

Technopolis Group works with the creation of knowledge and its practical application to society. We analyse and advice on policy and evaluate its implementation mainly, but not only, in the fields of science, innovation, higher education as well as social and economic development. Technopolis was founded in 1989 in Brighton, United Kingdom, and has been presented in Estonia since 2006. Technopolis Group has offices in Amsterdam, Ankara, Brighton, Brussels, Frankfurt/Main, Paris, Stockholm, Tallinn and Vienna.

Technopolis Group Eesti covers the Baltic market and has a wide range of Group experts with good coverage of policy areas as well as geographies and languages. The Tallinn office has specialised in performing research and advising public sector clients in the fields of R&D and innovation, and entrepreneurship but also higher education. We focus on comparative research projects and international benchmarkings as well as strategy and programme design and evaluation for national governments. In terms of specific themes we are experienced in: regional development, EU Cohesion Policy and Structural Funds, public-private R&D and innovation cooperation, technology transfer and commercialisation, company development, strategic planning and project management. Considering particular technology, our consultants have track record of work in environmental (in particular eco-innovation) as well as the health care and biotechnology and life sciences fields. We are extending our business to social innovation and demand-side innovation policies.

Technopolis Group is a socially responsible company supporting development of policy evaluations in Estonia and is one of the founders of the non-government organisation Estonian Evaluation Society ESTES. The main aim of ESTES is to develop the policy evaluations market in Estonia and help policy-makers better set the goals and indicators in order to make the policy cycle – planning, implementing, evaluation – more organised.