The report is about the activities pursued by the Ministry of Economic and Business Affairs and the Ministry of Food, Agriculture and Fisheries to obtain knowledge of the effect of the industrial promotion effort made in the innovation and entrepreneurial area.
Rigsrevisionen has examined whether the ministries have conducted examinations of the effect of their industrial promotion schemes and whether they have worked out guidelines on how to conduct these examinations, and established criteria for the selection of schemes to be subjected to examinations of effect.
Rigsrevisionen has also examined whether the Ministry of Economic and Business Affairs and the Ministry of Food, Agriculture and Fisheries have established a management system, facilitating evaluations of whether the industrial promotion schemes "Vækstkaution" and "Innovationsloven" have the desired effect.
Rigsrevisionen launched the examination on its own initiative in August 2007.
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