Methodology of Evaluation of Research Organizations and Evaluation of Finished Programmes (valid for years 2013 - 2015)
This regulation fulfils the obligation of the Research, Development and Innovation Council (hereinafter “R&D&I”) stipulated by the Act No. 130/2002 Coll., on the Support of Research, Experimental Development and Innovation from Public Funds and on the Amendment to Some Related Acts (the Act on the Support of Research and Development), as amended (hereinafter only the “Act”). According to §35 par. 2 c) the R&D&I” has to ensure the “preparation of the Methodology of Evaluation of the Results of Research Organizations and Results of Finished Programmes and its presentation to the government” and further according to § 35 par. 2 d) ensure the “evaluation of results of research organizations and finished programmes according to the Methodology of Evaluation of the Results of Research Organizations and Results of Finished Programmes approved by the government”.
The Methodology of Evaluation of the Results of Research Organizations and Results of Finished Programmes (hereinafter the “Methodology”) is valid for the years 2013, 2014 and 2015. After 2015 a new system of R&D&I evaluation should be implemented. This Methodology aims to remove several criticized shortcomings of the current result evaluation system, which are causing inefficiency in the funding of research. Contrary to the previous methodologies it does not include explicit rules for setting the institutional support directed to the development of research organizations (RO).The Methodology, in accordance with the § 5a par. 2 b) of the Act, constitutes only one of the basic documents, which the RVVI uses for the preparation of its draft state budget for the R&D&I area.