Analyses of the situation in the area of science and economy covered by the Programme found out:
There is an opportunity to increase the efficiency of research results in practice especially with regarding to the fact that the projects carried out by individual research units have a narrow range
INNOTECH is a support programme of science and enterprise in the implementation of innovative projects in various fields of science and industries, with particular reference to the area of advanced technologies.
There was a need of increase of the share of high-tech products in the income structure
The Foresight method has been successfully applied by the majority of European Union countries. A key element of this method is to predict the possible directions of scientific development by creating a platform of discussion and cooperation between scientific environment, industry and public
Since 1991, the State Committee for Scientific Research (KBN) has been acting as a ministerial-level institution in Poland, responsible for the development and realisation of R&D policy and for supporting the transition process in Poland. As such it was the major central governmental source of funds
VINNOVA, The Swedish Agency for Innovation Systems integrates research and development in technology, transport and working life. VINNOVA's mission is to promote sustainable growth by financing RTD and development effective innovation systems.
In 2001, the need for long-term policy-oriented research to support the activities of the Flemish Government became apparent. As a result, 12 Flemish Research Groups consisting of one or more universities or research organisations performing long-term research were established. The aim of these
The aim of the foundation is to support research of strategic importance for a good living environment. The foundation shall promote the development of robust research environments of the highest international class that will have a positive impact on Sweden's future competitiveness. The research
How can the technological developments in the areas of vehicles and IT be used to bring about necessary changes? How can the choices and behaviour of consumers and businesses be altered to accord with sustainable development? How can we improve the basis for political decisions about the use of