• Executive Summary
  • 1 Introduction
  • 1.1 Mandate and scope of the evaluation
  • 1.2 Structure of the report
  • 2 Key methodological steps
  • 2.1 Overall methodological approach
  • 2.2 Selection of country, regions and interventions
  • 2.3 Survey to EU Delegations
  • 2.4 Challenges and limitations
  • 3 Overall policy framework of the EU strategy in relation to Research and Innovation
  • 3.1 General framework
  • 3.2 International co-operation on Research and Innovation
  • 3.3 Development and R&I
  • 4 The intended intervention logics of EU support to Research and Innovation in partner countries
  • 4.1 The intervention logic diagrams for DG DEVCO and DG RTD FP7
  • 4.2 The different levels of the reconstructed DG DEVCO intervention logic
  • 4.3 The different levels of the intervention logic for DG RTD FP7
  • 5 Inventory analysis
  • 5.1 Methodological limits and challenges
  • 5.2 Main findings
  • 5.3 Total and sector commitments
  • 5.4 Geographic distribution
  • 5.5 Distribution by domain
  • 5.6 Distribution by channel of delivery
  • 6 Answers to the evaluation questions
  • 6.1 EQ 1: Development policy objectives
  • 6.2 EQ 2: Impact on partner country research communities
  • 6.3 EQ 3: Instruments and modalities
  • 6.4 EQ 4: DEVCO-RTD complementarity and coherence
  • 6.5 EQ 5: Transfer of R&I results into development processes
  • 6.6 EQ 6: EU capacities
  • 7 Overall assessment
  • 8 Conclusions
  • 8.1 Policy and strategic focus
  • 8.2 Operational approach
  • 8.3 Complementarity with other EU services
  • 8.4 Results
  • 9 Recommendations
  • 9.1 Policy and strategy focus
  • 9.2 Operational approach
  • 9.3 Complementarity with other EU services
  • 9.4 Results