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MLE on Evaluation of Business R&D Grant Schemes: Thematic Report No 3 - Combining Mixed Approaches to Evaluation

This thematic report addresses the topic of applying mixed method approaches to the evaluation of public schemes to support R&D and innovation in firms, specifically business R&D grants and associated innovation schemes. It sets out the broad context for the use of mixed-method approaches in the evaluation of innovation support schemes, with a focus on business R&D grants.


The report focuses on a number of major issues which were addressed in the third site visit to London and illustrates these with selected example, and presents a number of the major lessons learned during the site visit concerning programme and evaluation design.

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Friday, 6 April, 2018
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