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Innosup kick off meeting in Brussels

European innovation agencies are running randomised experiments to improve their support schemes

By Hugo Cuello on Wednesday, 11 December 2019.

A new wave of policy experimentation is underway across the EU. The European Commission is funding 13 projects led by agencies from 8 different European countries who have been selected to trial new innovation support programmes. Last week, they all met in Brussels for the kick-off meeting.

Taftie event launch

Experiment! Taftie’s new task force to make innovation agencies more experimental

By Teo Firpo on Thursday, 17 October 2019.

We’re glad to announce that we will be supporting Taftie’s new task force on experiments. We will help the network of European innovation agencies through a two-year long programme of workshops on experimentation. The programme will be a blend of capacity building, peer exchanges of ideas, and a platform for participants to launch experiments in their own home countries.

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Management practices - a special “technology” to invest in

By Eszter Czibor on Wednesday, 9 October 2019.

What comes first to mind when we hear the words “technology adoption”? Answers tend to range widely, from a new machine, to a resistant seed variety, to an online payment method, but they rarely include organisational practices. However, besides using new inputs or processes for the production of goods and the delivery of services, we can also improve firm productivity by changing its “management technology”.