Keston Technologies Services

Evaluation of grant applications

Keston Technologies works with a number of government organisations to assess projects and evaluate proposals for collaborative research projects. Recent work in this area has been undertaken for clients such as:

  • The European Commission, Brussels, (FP7 NMP program evaluations 2008, 2009, 2010, 2011, 2012),
  • The European Commission, Brussels, (H2020 NMP and SME program evaluations 2014, 2015, 2016, 2017),
  • Eureka Programme evaluations, 2011, 2016.
  • The Technology Strategy Board, UK, (Feasibility Studies: Responsible Development of Nanoscale Technologies, Technology-inspired Nanotechnology, 2010, 2011, 2012),
  • The Flanders ‘Strategic Initiative Materials’, Belgium,
  • The Czech Ministry of Education, Czech Republic, (evaluator for a call for proposals for regional R&D centres in the Czech Republic – and member of Panel of International Experts, allocating €250m of funding to technology R&D centres in a variety of disciplines, including biotechnology, ICT, engineering and materials science (2009 to 2017)).
  • The Czech Ministry of Education, Czech Republic, (joint Czech-Norwegian programme, 2014).
  • The Great Southern Development Commission, Australia, Independent Assessor for the evaluation of grant submissions under the Regional Grant Scheme (2005 to 2016).