Support for Clinical Trials by SMEs

Since 2012 the Austrian Research Promotion Agency (FFG) supports with the funding priority KLIPHA clinical trials (phase I and phase II) that are carried out by SMEs in collaboration with clinical centres in Austria. FFG contracted inspire research to assess the results and impacts of KLIPHA funding so far. The assessment draws conclusions with regard to the effectiveness of the KLIPHA funding concept.
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R&D Funding in Switzerland

inspire research supported the Swiss Federal Audit Office EFK evaluating the long term impacts of the R&D project funding by the Swiss Innovation Agency CTI. Based on case studies, the evaluation informed the EFK on the key facilitating and impeding factors for achieving the goals and objective of KTI’s R&D project funding activities. 
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Alexander von Humboldt Professorship

In collaboration with Technopolis Austria and the University of Vienna inspire research evaluated the Alexander von Humboldt Professorship programme. With a value of five million euro, the Alexander von Humboldt Professorship is the most highly-endowed research award in Germany and draws top international researchers to German universities. The evaluation shall provide evidence on the structural impacts of the Humboldt Professorship programme on the nominating universities and research institutions.
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Active and Assisted Living Programme

The European Commission invited Anton Geyer, managing director of inspire research, to join the expert panel for the interim evaluation of the Active and Assisted Living Programme – ICT for Aging Well (AAL Programme). The AAL Programme is the funding activity that aims to create better conditions of life for the older adults and to strengthen the industrial opportunities in Europe through the use of information and communication technology (ICT).  
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