Hvetjandi; Félag um rannsókna- og nýsköpunarsamstarf (Inspiring; Association on research and innovation collaboration) is a NGO working in field of Analysis, Evaluation and Studies for Science, Innovation and Skills development in Iceland and in collaboration with national and international organizations. The associations’ personnel are educated in the area and experienced with number of years working in intermediate organizations. The personnel have experience of coordinating projects and have taken part in number of European and Nordic projects in this area.
Hvetjandi (Inspiring) is a knowledge organization with a comprehensive knowledge of different kind of science, innovation and skills development. It works in number of policy related areas and its members have comprehensive experience in participating in national and international projects in the area.
The focus of the association is also on evaluation and policy research, related to science, innovation and skills development. Many other methods are known by our staff members. Other competences could be mentioned such as foresight, user driven innovation, living labs, lead marked innovations, demand side innovations, cluster policies and management, studies on high growth entrepreneurs, bibliometric, just to mention few areas.