Research and analysis

Evaluation framework

This report details how Innovate UK assesses its impact on business and the economy.


Evaluation framework

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Innovate UK is committed to understanding and improving the effectiveness and efficiency of its activities. Evaluation provides clear evidence of the effectiveness of our processes and the impact of our activities, both on the companies we support and the wider economy.

This publication explains:

  • what evaluation is and why we do it
  • the challenges in evaluating public support for innovation
  • how we have addressed these challenges
  • where further improvements can be made
Published 31 January 2018