Author Archives: Open Evidence

Study to Review the Digital Citizenship Education Recommendation

Digital Citizenship Education (DCE), a concept coined by the Council of Europe, is a holistic approach combining the development of digital skills and competences for democratic culture, through the pillars of being online, well-being online and rights online. Recommendation CM/Rec(2019)10 on developing and promoting digital citizenship education was adopted by the Committee of Ministers of the Council […]

New report on algorithmic management practices in regular workplaces

Open Evidence has contributed to the study “Algorithmic Management practices in regular workplaces: case studies in logistics and healthcare” by delivering eight case studies analysing specific establishment in the logistic and healthcare sector located in Italy and France. This study, which is a joint project by JRC and ILO, represents a pioneering field research on […]

New study on “Deployment of AI in Healthcare”

The sustainability of the European healthcare system is under stake due to two opposing trends. The demand for care services is expected to follow an upward trend in the coming years due to the ageing of the population, a trend confronted with the ever increasing shortage in the healthcare workforce. Against this background, recent developments […]

New Report on Digital Access to Food Information

In 2020, the European Commission introduced the Farm to Fork (F2F) Strategy, aiming to foster a fairer, healthier, and more sustainable food system. Central to the F2F is the provision of clear and accessible information to Europeans, promoting sustainable and healthy diets. We collaborated with the Joint Research Centre of the European Commission in a […]

A participatory design and behavioural science approach to reduce waste

Open Evidence is proud to support the Joint Research Centre (JRC) in creating evidence-based and EU harmonised consumer waste sorting labels. Currently, municipal waste generation differs considerably across EU Member States. While this is partially attributable to differences in consumption patterns and economic wealth, differences in municipal waste collection and management, currently not fully harmonised […]

New study on the future of the European Media Industry

Open Evidence is proud to support DG CONNECT and to embark on an exciting project that promises to explore future consumer trends in the European media industry. The media landscape in the EU has changed over recent years, mainly due to the widespread increase in the availability and use of the internet and media content. From the […]

Study supporting the evaluation of COSME and EIP 

Client: European Commission (DG GROW)  Duration: 2023-2024 Cosortium: CSES (lead), CSIL, Open Evidence Geographical Coverage: EU 27 Methodology: Desk research, Interviews, Survey, Case studies, Portfolio analysis, Counterfactual analysis  Abstract: The study undertakes the final evaluation of the Programme for the Competitiveness of Enterprises and small and medium-sized enterprises (COSME) (2014-20), and an Ex-post evaluation of […]

Study on putting in practice by Member States of the recommendation on the protection, safety and empowerment of journalists.

Client: European Commission (DG CONNECT) Duration: 2023 Consortium: Intellera (lead), PwC, Open Evidence Geographical Coverage: EU 27 Methodology: Literature review, desk research, interviews, survey, case studies, focus groups, workshops. Abstract: In September 2021, the Commission adopted a Recommendation to strengthen the safety of journalists and other media professionals. The objective of the study is to […]

Automation of cognitive and physical tasks and the implications for safety and health in the health and social care sector – literature review 

Client: European Agency for Safety and Health at Work Duration: 2023-2024 Consortium: Open Evidence (lead), KU Leuven Geographical Coverage: EU 27 Methodology: Literature Review Abstract: Based on a literature review, the study aims to provide an overview of the state of play, the tasks and good practices related to the use of artificial intelligence and […]

Study on mapping and evaluating the implementation of the Europe’s Beating Cancer Plan

Client: European Commission (HaDEA/ DG SANTE)  Duration: 2023-2024 Consortium: Open Evidence (lead), PwC. Geographical Coverage: EU 27 Methodology: Literature review, desk, research, interviews, survey, case studies, focus groups, workshops. Abstract: Adopted in February 2021, the Europe’s Beating Cancer Plan proposes actions across the four steps of the cancer pathway (prevention, early detection, diagnosis and treatment, […]