Development cooperation ,13.06.2017

Evaluation of Business with Impact (BEAM)-programme


The aim of BEAM, the joint programme of Tekes – the Finnish Funding Agency for Innovation – and the Ministry for Foreign Affairs, is to assist Finnish enterprises and other actors in addressing global development challenges by converting such challenges into successful and sustainable business. The programme supports Finnish companies, NGOs, research organisations, universities, universities of applied sciences and others in developing, piloting and demonstrating innovations that improve well-being in poor countries, while giving rise to international business opportunities for Finnish companies. BEAM is a five-year programme with a total volume of EUR 50 million, about 50 per cent of which is financed by Tekes and the Ministry for Foreign Affairs. BEAM evaluation it is to be implemented parallel to the programme during 2015-2019: The objectives of developmental evaluation are to support the BEAM programme management by assessing the evaluability of BEAM, and to assess the progress of the BEAM Programme against the set objectives and suggest appropriate changes to the Programme. The service consists of following parts: Work Package 1: Ex-ante evaluability analysis of the BEAM Programme 2015-2016 Work Package 2. Meta-analysis, Biannual reviews and Mid-term 2016-2017 Work Package 3. Biannual reviews 2017-19 (option)

Funding decision  13.06.2017

130 000 €

Field of activity

  • Business support services and institutions 100%

Funding channel

Muut toteuttajat



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