Ongoing evaluation of the Operational Programme Research and Development for Innovation

Contracting Authority: Ministry of Education, Youth and Sports of the Czech Republic

Time of relevance: 2/2013–3/2016


Project description: The aim of the project was to conduct ongoing evaluation of Operational Programme Research and Development for Innovation (OP RDI) in defined areas and answering the evaluation questions and themes. The project was implemented in cooperation with HaskoningDHV CR (leader). IREAS team was responsible for the evaluation of the physical progress and financial performance of the program. Evaluators have used a wide range of evaluation techniques and methodological approaches. We successfully tested and subsequently applied method of Outcome Harvesting during the evaluation. Our evaluation team regularly focused on the most significant barriers to achieve objectives of the program, but also at the scrutinizing of planned and unplanned results and benefits of implemented projects. Specific emphasis was focused on the formulation of realistic and workable recommendations to the Managing Authority.


Contact person of the project: Viktor Květoň, kveton (at)