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
Ireland's recent economic transformation has resulted in a vastly changed environment for the preparation of this National Development Plan as compared with its predecessor in 1994. However, there are deficiencies in Ireland's economic infrastructure that have the potential to impede further
The Centre for Transportation Research and Innovation for People (TRIP) is a multidisciplinary research centre, funded by the PRTLI Programme of the Higher Education Authority, based in TCD with a link to UCC.
The research programme 'Safety and Security in Transport' (TRANSIKK) is a continuation of the research programme 'Risk and Safety in the Transport Sector' (RISIT) which lasted from 2002 to 2009. The TRANSIKK programme provides funding for research within the following three areas: regulation
The MAROFF programme is a continuation of the former programme for maritime activities and offshore operations (also named MAROFF) which lasted from 2002 to 2009. The MAROFF programme works to realise the government's maritime strategy for promoting innovation and environmentally sustainable value
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
People in Ireland are overwhelmingly reliant on the car for transport. Smarter Travel Areas is a programme that will demonstrate in 3 different towns how it is possible to reduce car travel, encouraging people to walk and cycle, car-share and to avoid unnecessary car trips. In February, 2012 the
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