Evidence of Impact

November 7, 2013.

TEN has provided impact assessments, profiles, year-over-year comparisons and research reports for a variety of innovation enablers. See below for a selection of our reports.


  • Communitech >>

    Summary of Communitech’s role in the Waterloo innovation community, TEN’s approach to assessing their impact on their client companies, and a brief overview of our assessment findings.

  • CITRIS >>

    Summary of the CITRIS mandate, TEN’s approach to assessing their impact on their client companies, and a brief overview of our assessment findings.

  • Wavefront >>

    Summary of RewardLoop, a Wavefront success story, TEN’s approach to assessing the impact Wavefront has on their client companies, and a brief overview of our assessment findings.

  • Canada’s Tri-Agency College and Community
    Innovation Program (CCI) >>

    An assessment of Canada’s Tri-Agency College and Community Innovation Program (CCI) prepared under contract to the Natural Sciences and Engineering Research Council of Canada. This report figured prominently in the Natural Sciences and Engineering Research Council’s Program Evaluation contributing to Canada’s 2013 Federal Budget which ultimately added $12 million to the CCI Program
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  • Young Innovative Companies (NIY) >>

    An impact assessment of Tekes’ Young Innovative Companies program.

  • Global Access Program >>

    An assessment conducted by TEN in 2010 of the impact of UCLA’s Global Access Program (GAP) on Finnish companies supported by Tekes from 2004-2009.

  • Global Access Program >>

    An assessment conducted by TEN in 2012 of the impact of UCLA’s Global Access Program (GAP) on Finnish companies supported by Tekes from 2010-2011.

  • Global Access Program >>

    A comprehensive analysis conducted by TEN in 2012 of the impact of the Global Access Program (GAP) on Finnish companies supported by Tekes 2004-2011.

  • Industry Canada >>

    A study conducted by TEN in 2012 of business incubators and business accelerators in Canada.This report contributed to Canada’s 2013 Federal Budget, which announced $60 Million for incubators, accelerators, and entrepreneurs
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“TEN provided key insights that will enable us to build on program elements that have the greatest impact on corporate performance. This information will be particularly useful when we introduce the program to firms in other countries.”

Bob Foster

Director, Global Access Program, Adjunct Professor, Technology Management, UCLA Anderson School of Management