Author Archives: Open_Evidence

Consumer research study to identify new ways of expressing date marking that meet consumers’ information needs whilst minimising food waste

Open Evidence Food waste

Open Evidence is leading a study together with Brain Signs, Block de Ideas and London School of Economics for DG SANTE to inform the revision of EU rules regarding date marking to avoid unnecessary food waste linked to the misunderstanding and misuse by consumers. About one third of the world´s food is lost or wasted […]

Regional and local data-driven innovation through collective intelligence and sandboxing

Open Evidence, in consortium with PwC, Technopolis Group and the network Open and Agile Smart Cities (OASC), will conduct a study for the Joint Research Centre of the European Commission to understand, through an extensive use of sandboxing, the policy implications of different governance approaches, business models and opportunities for the development and various uses […]

Behavioural research in relation to travel insurance products: implications of COVID- 19 on consumer outcomes considering consumer behaviours in acquisition, usage, and disposition decisions

Open Evidence, in consortium with BrainSigns, BDI Research, and London School of Economics (LSE) will lead a new study for the European Commission (EIOPA, CHAFEA) on the implications of Covid-19 in relation with travel insurance products, with particular focus on the impact the global pandemic had on consumer behaviours in acquisition, usage, and disposition decisions. The consortium […]

Pandevita: pandemic virus trace application for the effective knowledge transfer between science and society inside the quadruple helix collaboration

The concept of PandeVITA enables knowledge transfer between society and science inside of the quadruple helix on the European level. With help of the PandeVITA app, the consortium will create and execute an innovative evaluation concept based on different feedback categories to measure social awareness and acceptability of scientific recommendations and advices. This will include […]

In-depth analysis on the challenges and limits of an open source approach to AI

The use of open-source AI provides a number of opportunities and is generally assumed to be drivers of innovation. In particular, the number of jobs in this area has rapidly increased along with research output from industry and the commercialization of that research. It is widely accepted that the changes resulting from these advances will […]

Behavioural study on unfair commercial practices in the digital environment

Open Evidence, in consortium with The London School of Economics and Political Science (LSE), Schlesinger Group, and BrainSigns, leads a new behavioural study on unfair commercial practices in the digital environment for the European Commission (DG JUST). The consortium will provide evidence base needed to identify potential problematic B2C online commercial practices and to assess their impact on the economic […]

Smart living homes – whole interventions demonstrator for people at health and social risks (GATEKEEPER)

Open Evidence is participating in GATEKEEPER, a new H2020 Coordination and Support Action which focuses on digital technologies such as the Internet of Things, Big Data or Artificial Intelligence, new techniques that allow the improvement of the personalization, intervention and early detection of increasingly prevalent chronic diseases such as diabetes, heart disease or Parkinson among others. […]

Study on cross-border digital healthcare in the EU

Open Evidence, in consortium with EY Healthcare, LifeSTech – Universidad Politécnica de Madrid (UPM) will lead a new study for the European Commission (DG SANTE) on cross-border digital healthcare in the EU, with particular focus on potential regulatory gaps and barriers to the cross-border provision of digital health services and products. The consortium will provide the evidence base […]

Interoperability of Electronic Health Records in the EU

Open evidence, in consortium with Empirica, is working on the Interoperability of Electronic Health Records in the EU study. The overall goal of the study is to obtain a comprehensive, reliable and validated overview of the current situation in the EU with regard to the development of interoperable Electronic Health Record (EHR) systems that benefit patients. Interoperable national and […]

Longitudinal study on the effects of COVID 19 and lockdown in Italy, Spain, and United Kingdom

Open Evidence, in collaboration with BDI- Schlesinger Group and with researchers of various universities[1], conducted a longitudinal study in three waves to measure the effects of Covid-19 and lockdown on individuals’ mental, social, and economic conditions in Spain, Italy, and the UK. For three consecutive weeks, between 24th April and 18th May 2020, the same 1000 participants […]