Author Archives: Open_Evidence

GIPO – The Global Internet Policy Observatory

The Global Internet Policy Observatory (GIPO) is an online platform aimed at facilitating the understanding of the influence and development of the Internet.  The goal of the GIPO initiative is to make information about Internet-related policies (including Internet governance matters) accessible to the audience currently  not taking part to the broader debate, in addition to facilitating access […]

Evaluation of the Innovation Union Flagship Initiative

The Innovation Union is the EU strategy to create an innovation-friendly environment in Europe. Launched in 2010, it is one of the Flagship initiatives of the Europe2020 strategy. The strategy, built around 34 specific commitments, consists of a bold, integrated and strategic approach to innovation combining various policies, tool and levels of intervention – Member States and EU – […]

European Union Low Emission Standard (EULES)

The EULES standard will provide a unique opportunity to distinguish clean vehicles and help consumers purchase less polluting cars in order to reduce nitrogen oxides (NOx) emissions.  Road transport is one of the main sources of air pollution in Europe. Especially diesel cars show particularly high nitrogen oxides (NOx) emissions. In order to help consumers […]

An analysis of the role and impact of Research and Technology Organisations’ participation in the Framework Programmes

The study analyses Research and Technology Organisation’s participation in the Framework Programmes and contributes to the improvement of FPs in the future.  The consortium composed of Open Evidence and Ernst & Young, with Technopolis Group as a subcontractor, have won the tender for the study “An analysis of the role and impact of Research and […]

Assessment of different communication vehicles for providing Environmental Footprint information

The study seeks to enhance the consistency in the presentation of environment-related information and harmonise the various footprint methods currently used in Europe.  How to know what products have more or less impact on the environment? There are various ways in which information about environmental footprint of products is provided. Consumers and businesses would, however, […]

An analysis of the role and impact of industry participation in the Framework Programmes

The study analyses industry’s participation patterns to FP6 and FP7 and the impact of this participation on innovation and job creation.  Open Evidence is conducting together with Ernst & Young the study “An analysis of the role and impact of industry participation in the Framework Programmes”. This study is carried out on behalf of the […]

Analysis of alternative funding mechanisms for scientific research

The study, carried out on behalf of the European Commission Joint Research Centre, sheds light on scientific research within the EU that is funded outside the traditional funding systems and performed by both traditional stakeholders such as university governance, as well as new stakeholders such as the public sector, industry and the private sector. The goal […]

Support to the ex-post evaluation of the ICT research in FP7

Open Evidence, together with PriceWaterHouse Cooper, has won the tender to support the ex post evaluation of ICT research in FP7. As the tender indicates: The objective of this study is to support the ex-post evaluation of FP7 research activities in the area of ICT. First of all, the objective is to provide some data evidence for […]

Digital Action Day 2014 – Stakeholders Online engagement

The Digital Action Day 2014  (DAD 2014) took place in Brussels, Belgium on 29 September 2014. It is the main EU tech policy event of 2014, and it focussed on the two key themes of Digital Disruption and Transformation. The objectives of the event are to: Make other policy areas become ‘demandeurs’ for digital. Bring better digital aspects into […]

Study on the impact of marketing through social media, online games and mobile applications on children’s behaviour

In light of raising concerns about advertising practicies targeting children, the study examines childrens’ exposure to online marketing content in social media, online games and applications. This project, conducted and developed in by Open Evidence Staff in consortium with London School of Economics and Political Science and Block de ideas SL aims to “support the Commission with evidence […]