All posts by: Tarmo Kalvet


Tarmo Kalvet

  research director
Phone +372 699 9480

Tarmo Kalvet is Research Director at the Institute of Baltic Studies and adjunct professor at the Department of Business Administration at TalTech. Previously he was senior research fellow in the field of technology governance at the Ragnar Nurkse Department of Innovation and Governance, TalTech (2009-2018). He was for many years the founding head of the Innovation Policy Research Programme at the Praxis Centre for Policy Studies as well as one of its board members (2001-2008). Previously he has also worked for Archimedes Foundation as analyst and consultant (1999-2001) and for the “Phare Public Development Programme in Estonia” (1997 – 1998). He has published more than 100 research and policy analysis papers, especially in the fields of economic development, research and innovation, entrepreneurship, and ICT. His recent research is focused on ICT-based innovation and business models, global value chains, and on how to better analyse these fields with modern data analytics.

2020 Programme impact evaluation of Interreg V-A – Estonia-Latvia Programme 2014-2020
2020 - 2023 IMPACTOUR
2018 - 2019 Mid-term evaluation of EU Operational Programme for Cohesion Policy Funding 2014-2020
2018 - 2022 Catching Up Along the Global Value Chains
2016 - 2019 Advanced Tools to assess and mitigate the criticality of ICT components and their dependencies over Critical Infrastructures
2014 - 2016 Recommendations for Reliable Breeder Documents: Restoring e-Passport Confidence and Leveraging Extended Border Security
2014 - 2017 Harmonized framework allowing a sustainable and robust identity for European Citizens
2012 - 2013 Analysis of the Smart City Lab Living Laboratory
2012 - 2013 Competitiveness of Estonian forest and wood cluster
2012 - 2013 Assessment of the Impact and Effectiveness of the e-Services Usage
2012 - 2016 Fast and trustworthy Identity Delivery and check with ePassports leveraging Traveler privacy
2012 - 2015 Growth – Innovation – Competitiveness: Fostering Cohesion in Central and Eastern Europe
2012 - 2013 Research on the use of the ICT solutions in Estonia
2011 Evaluation of the implementation of measures in favour of R&D and higher education in the framework of the EU co‐financed Structural Funds 2007‐2013
2010 - 2012 Central Baltic Living Labs for Digital Services
2005 - 2007 Industrial Restructuring in the NIS: experience of and lessons from the new EU Member States
2005 - 2006 Creative Destruction Management in the Baltic Sea Region
2009 - 2011 Impact of Networks, Globalisation, and their Interaction with EU Strategies
2008 - 2009 The future perspectives of the Estonian information and communications technology
2006 - 2007 Strategic policy intelligence tools for better science and technology investment strategies in Europe’s regions
2006 - 2008 Support to Potential and Existing Research intensive SMEs
2006 - 2008 Benchmarking and foresight for regions of Europe
2005 - 2008 Estonian Regional Innovation Strategy
2002 - 2003 Exchange of foresight relevant experiences for small european and enlargement countries
2001 - 2002 The Estonian eVikings