Open Evidence launches a new Big Data project for the Catalan Health Institute

  • Posted December 17, 2018

  • Posted by Pedro González
Read this article in English, Spanish or Catalan. During last few years, Open Evidence has developed different projects in the field of health data that have allowed the introduction of data processing and storage solutions to facilitate their subsequent analysis. This methodology has widened the possibilities offered by the new Big Data and artificial intelligence […]

Open Evidence is supporting health organisations to test the new MAFEIP tool

  • Posted December 13, 2018

  • Posted by Clara Fauli
Several organisations are currently trying MAFEIP 2.0, the new version of the tool launched this year. MAFEIP has been enriched with new functionalities, based on the feedback received from users during the study to “Support Services for the Management and Utilization of Monitoring and Assessment of the EIP-MAFEIP Tool”, conducted by Open Evidence and empirica. […]

Open Evidence will study the Digital Government Transformation in the EU in a new project for the European Commission

  • Posted December 5, 2018

  • Posted by Giovanni Liva
We are pleased to announce that Open Evidence, in consortium with PPMI, RAND, POLIMI and Martel, will conduct the study ‘Exploring Digital Government Transformation in the EU: understanding public sector innovation in a data-driven society’ for the European Commission (DG JRC-IPTS). This exploratory study will inform the European Commission’s ongoing work on the evolution of […]

Launch of “The Better Entrepreneurship Policy Tool”

  • Posted October 18, 2018

  • Posted by Alexandra Theben
The European Commission (EC) and the Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD) have jointly launched an online entrepreneurship policy tool intended to help national, regional and local policy-makers in the EU to assess their policies and actions and to improve them based on reflection on inclusive and social entrepreneurship policies and programmes at different territorial […]

ICTUSnet: three years of research towards better stroke care

  • Posted September 18, 2018

  • Posted by Nuria Febrer
Led by the Agency for Health Quality and Assessment of Catalonia (AQuAS), ICTUSnet involves 10 European partners from Spain, France and Portugal. The project was awarded by Interreg Sudoe Programme, which is financed by the European Regional Development Fund (ERDF). Strokes are an urgent medical condition caused by a sudden alteration of blood flow in the […]

Course Numbers for policy: Practical problems in quantification, Castelldefels, August 27- September 1.

  • Posted September 12, 2018

  • Posted by Samuele Lo Piano
The course, jointly organized by Open Evidence Research, Open University of Catalonia, and by the Centre for the Study of the Sciences and the Humanities (SVT) – University of Bergen (UIB), was a success judging from the feedback received by the fifteen selected students from six countries. The course encouraged a reflection on evidence based […]


  • Posted July 23, 2018

  • Posted by Federica Porcu
Open Evidence and RAND Europe have launched #EUalgorithms the official website of the project on Media Literacy and Online Empowerment issues raised by Algorithm-Driven Media Services conducted for the European Commission. As the debate surrounding disinformation and accountability intensifies, algorithm-driven media services are being brought to the forefront of discussion. We are using state-of-the-art knowledge and […]

Writing a book: Where to start?

  • Posted June 22, 2018

  • Posted by Frans Folkvord
  For some years now, I have been thinking about writing a book in which I would translate scientific knowledge about eating behaviour to a more general population. And as most people know, only thinking about doing something does not really lead to much… While conducting my PhD-trajectory, I noticed that writing a dissertation requires […]

MAFEIP: Call for Expressions of Interest in submitting new Use Cases

  • Posted June 4, 2018

  • Posted by Valentina Tageo
Open Evidence is participating in the H2020 project WE4AHA with the aim to provide support services for the management and utilization of the Monitoring and Assessment Framework for the European Innovation Partnership on Active and Healthy Ageing – MAFEIP tool. MAFEIP is a web-based tool the purpose of which is to estimate the health and economic […]

Publication of “Study on the Impact of the Internet and Social Media on Youth Participation and Youth work”

  • Posted May 29, 2018

  • Posted by Federica Porcu
We are glad to announce that the “Study on the Impact of the Internet and Social Media on Youth Participation and Youth work” has been published by the Education, Audiovisual and Culture Executive Agency (EACEA) of the European commission and it is ready for download . The affordances of digital technologies have changed the way in […]

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