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Open Evidence on the Smart City Expo WORLD CONGRESS

  • Posted December 1, 2015

  • Posted by Federica Porcu
Open Evidence participated as Exhibitor at the 4YFN, the business platform for digital startups, on the Smart City Expo World Congress held from 17-19 November 2015 in Barcelona. Open Evidence was selected as a showcase startup at the 4YFN Village, located at the heart of the Smart City Expo World Congress, where we could engage […]

Publication of Pathos & Ethos: Emotions and Willingness to Pay for Tobacco Products

  • Posted December 1, 2015

  • Posted by Federica Porcu
We are pleased to announce that the first article related to the “Study on Tobacco Labelling and Packaging” has been published in PLOS ONE and is ready for download!. This study was conducted by Open Evidence staff, London School of Economics and Block the Ideas. The article makes use of data from a multi-country Randomized […]

Open Evidence represented GIPO during IGF 2015 in Brasil

  • Posted November 19, 2015

  • Posted by Federica Porcu
Open Evidence was very busy during IGF 2015, the biggest annual Internet Governance conference.  We represented GIPO in common  “Workshop on Building Internet Observatories” where different initiatives gathered together to discuss how they could create synergies, avoid duplication of efforts in their activities and foster cooperation among each other to leverage capacity-building and education as well as […]

How to encourage industry to participate in government innovation programmes?

  • Posted November 9, 2015

  • Posted by Federica Porcu
Industry participation in government research funding programme is necessary in order to deliver innovation to the market. However, studies show that innovative companies are reluctant to participate in such programme, often perceived as bureaucratic. In the context of a EU study, we’re now looking (among other things) at factors that stimulate industry participation. What are, in your […]

Second Inlife Meeting in Budapest

  • Posted September 10, 2015

  • Posted by Federica Porcu
This week, Open Evidence participated in the Second INLIFE meeting with the Consortium partners in the Novotel Budapest to discuss the progress made in the project. The issue of promoting the Quality of Life of elderly citizens with cognitive impairments and prolonging their autonomy and independent living capacity is a truly pan-European one, which cannot […]

Co-designing the GIPO platform – 1st live workshop on Global Internet Policy Observatory

  • Posted June 2, 2015

  • Posted by Federica Porcu
The first interactive workshop on Global Internet Policy Observatory under the title: Co-designing the GIPO platform will take place in Sofia, on 4th June 2015 during EuroDIG 2015: Shaping the internet together conference. The Co-designing the GIPO platform workshop is an invitation for open discussion and collaboration on the technological developments of the platform during three working sessions on specific issues […]

Open Evidence participates at the Conference in Cambridge on Policy-Making in the Big Data Era – Opportunities and Challenges

  • Posted May 28, 2015

  • Posted by Federica Porcu
Francesco Mureddu from Open Evidence gives a speech at the Cambridge University  on Data-driven policy making on the 15th of June presenting the work of Open Evidence. The “Policy-making in the Big Data Era: Opportunities and Challenges” conference is hosting over 150 presentations covering a wide range of topics by data scientists from top universities, policy-makers […]

Publication of study report on Alternative Funding Mechanism for Science conducted by Open Evidence

  • Posted May 26, 2015

  • Posted by Federica Porcu
We are pleased to announce that the European Commission’s Joint Research Centre has published the report “Analysis of Emerging Reputation and Funding Mechanisms in the Context of Open Science 2.0”. This report covers the outcomes of two studies funded by JRC IPTS to explore emerging drivers for Open Science 2.0. The second study, conducted by […]

Check the progress of the Startup Manifesto implementation in the EU!

  • Posted April 21, 2015

  • Posted by Federica Porcu
We are pleased to announce that the latest web-supported policy tool – the Startup Manifesto Policy Tracker – created by Open Evidence in cooperation with the Lisbon Council, is public and ready for your comments! The Startup Manifesto Policy Tracker translates recommendations of the Startup Manifesto into easy-to-track policy indicators that enable an on-going review […]

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