Author Archives: Open_Evidence

Impact Assessment support study on emerging issues of data ownership, interoperability, (re)usability and access to data, and liability

The main objective of the project is to provide evidence and analysis for the EU Free Flow of Data Initiative, as announced in the DSM. More specifically, the study will inform the European Commission’s (EC) Impact Assessment concerning the emerging issues of data ownership, interoperability, (re)-usability and access to data, and liability. Current problems will […]

Assessment of implementation of the EU eGovernment Action Plan 2011 – 2015

The objective of the study is to assess the implementation of the Action Plan with a view to recommend concrete actions to be taken by the EU and the EU Member States under the new eGovernment Action Plan 2016 – 2020. Open Evidence participates in the project “Assessment of implementation of the EU eGovernment Action […]

New ways to attract young people to Science and Technology: STEM4Youth

The main goal of STEM4you(th) is to provide young people comprehensive, high level vision of STEM disciplines and to inform them which skills and competence related to STEM will be valuable on the future European labor market. Are you ready for citizen science at school? Would you like to learn how engineers solve practical problems? […]

Survey on the current situation and future challenges of the architecture profession in Catalonia

The Architects’ Association of Catalonia (COAC) is launching the survey Els arquitectes. Situació, oportunitats i perspectives (The architects. Situation, opportunities and perspectives), for which Open Evidence was entrusted with the technical direction and execution. The objective of the survey is to analyse and describe the professional situation of the Catalan architects in detail. The results will allow to define the scope […]

Crowdfunding on research and innovation in Europe

Alternative finance includes a set of fast-growing solutions, from equity-based crowdfunding to peer-to-peer business lending, and from reward based crowdfunding to debt-based securities, is supplying credit to SMEs, providing venture capital to start-ups, offering more diverse and transparent ways for consumers to invest or borrow money, fostering innovation, generating jobs and funding worthwhile social causes. […]

Open Government Services

The study on the new generation of eGovernment services has been launched in August 2015 by the European Commission in order to provide an analysis of the new generation of Open eGovernment Services as well as of how the public sector can become an agent of innovation. The aim of the study is to produce […]

Care for the Future, Use Cases for Informal Care (USECARE)

The aim of this study is to evaluate a self-management system (SENACA 2.0) with particular focus of joint application by Patient and Carer for stabilizing or improving behavioural or clinical risk factors (Patients) as well as improving Quality of Life (QoL) with both (Patients and Carers). With increases in life expectancy, delayed onset of morbidity, […]

INdependent LIving support Functions for the Elderly

INLIFE aims to prolong and suport the independent living of seniors with cognitive impairments through interoperable, open, personalised and seamless ICT solutions that suport home activities, communication, health maintenance and mobility using novel business models based on feedback from large-scale and multi-country pilot applications. Existing flexible ICT solutions can assist elderly users with cognitive impairment […]

Startup Manifesto Policy Tracker

The Startup Manifesto Policy Tracker translates recommendations of the Startup Manifesto into easy-to-track policy indicators that enable an on-going review of the progress of the EU Member States in the implementation of policies in support of entrepreneurship and a startup-friendly environment. It is a visual, open and evidence-based approach to monitoring policy progress in key areas, and is intended […]

PROEIPAHA – European Innovation Partnership on Active and Healthy Ageing

The EIPAHA brings together key stakeholders such as end users, public authorities and industry. All of these are actors in the innovation cycle, from research to adaptation, along with those engaged in standardisation and regulation. The partnership provides these actors with a forum in which they can cooperate, united around a common vision that values […]