Impact evaluation of innovation of EU RST framework programs

Contracting Party: Europen Commission – DG Enterprise

Period: 2007-2009


The objectives of the project are:

  • Identification and evaluation of the impact of innovation projects within the European framework programs, through the analysis of a large sample classified by financing facility, partnership size, sectors and other relevant parameters;
  • Identification and evaluation of the different management modalities of projects concerning various phases (design, submission, selection, implementation, ex-post monitoring and evaluation of results) in order to understand if and how such modalities can influence the possibility and the probability of successful knowledge transfer due to reserch projects;
  • Definition of main factors determining impact optimisation of innovation research activities, to contribute in the design and implementation of forthcoming research and development framework programs, as well as the future competitive and innovation Commission framework program.