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HETFA Research Institute Ltd
HETFA Research Institute Ltd. is an independent think tank based in Budapest, Hungary established in 2009 by economists, political scientists and sociologists sharing theoretical and practical experience in social research, public administration and consultancy.
HETFA has broad experience in analysing and evaluating public policies and programmes, as well, as formulating policy strategies and evaluation tools. Building on its thorough knowledge of Hungarian and Central European circumstances, it seeks to conduct policy-relevant research at international level to contribute to a better understanding of the current socio-economic situation of Europe and to the identification of new, innovative policy solutions.
Institute of Entrepreneurship Development - iED
IED is a Greek NGO committed to the promotion of innovation and the enhancing of the entrepreneurial spirit. By recognizing entrepreneurship as a crucial factor for the development and cohesion of societies, IED conducts research and is in position to provide innovative solutions that facilitate the growth of healthy entrepreneurship and promote employment.
Center for the Study of Democracy
CSD is an independent, interdisciplinary research-oriented think-tank with regional focus on Central and Eastern Europe and Western Balkan countries fostering the reform process in the region through combining research excellence with policy advocacy.
IREAS, Institute for structural policy
IREAS is a respected evaluation company providing numerous evaluations primarily in the area of EU Structural funds. The evaluations included topics like unemployment, inclusion, education or research and development.
Evidence Institute Foundation (EIF)
Evidence Institute is a small but very dynamic NGO which is based on community of prominent experts and young researchers in evidence – based policy making in the field of education and labour market.
University of Burgos
The University Burgos (UBU) is a medium-sized Spanish university located in Burgos, Castilla y León. Founded in 1994, UBU is a young university with over 7,500 students at 7 research centres.
Binda Consulting International Ltd
Binda Consulting International Ltd. is a shareholding registered in Malta which provides analysis,
research, training, and capacity building to international clients, such as NGO-s, political parties, stateactors and often international development agencies.
Sapientia University of Cluj Napoca
Sapientia University was established in 2001 as an independent higher education institution in Romania, with the aim of providing tertiary education in Hungarian language.
Slovak Business Agency
Slovak Business Agency (SBA) is the oldest specialized non-profit organization for the support of SMEs in Slovakia. SBA was founded in 1993 by a common initiative of the EU and the Slovak Government.
ZSI - Zentrum für Soziale Innovation GmbH | Centre for Social Innovation
ZSI is an applied social scientific institute that contributes to mitigating social challenges by providing scientific evidence for decision-making and by developing concepts for the implementation of interventions in various policy areas and societal fields.
Nord University has one of Norway’s leading research and teaching communities within innovation and entrepreneurship, with a strong international position. Founded and accredited in 2016, it is a state-owned higher education institution with 5 faculties and approximately 1,300 employees.
Bifröst University is a private, non-profit Higher education establishment with strong international experience. Founded in Reykjavík, Iceland in 1918, its role from the start was to educate leaders for business and society at large.
Demos Research Institute oy
Demos Helsinki is a globally operating, independent think tank. It conducts research, offers consultancy services, and reimagines and experiments futures with a global alliance, Untitled.