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, […]

Participation in the European News Media Forum

On 4th December 2023, Open Evidence participated in the European News Media Forum in Brussels, to present the preliminary findings of the ‘study on the implementation of the EU Recommendation on the protection, safety and empowerment of journalists’, conducted with Intellera Consulting and PwC EU services. The Vice-President of the European Commission Věra Jourová opened the meeting, presenting […]

First workshop with stakeholders for the Study on the Europe’s Beating Cancer Plan

On 6 November, Open Evidence and PwC organised the first workshop with stakeholders under the Study on mapping and evaluating the implementation of the Europe’s Beating Cancer Plan, conducted for the European Commission (HaDEA and DG SANTE).  The objective of the workshop was to present the preliminary findings of the Study, namely on Task 1 ‘Future proofing analysis’, […]

New evaluation study on the Health Emergency and Response Authority

The Health Emergency Preparedness and Response Authority (HERA) was established by the Commission on 16 September 2021, building on the lessons learned from the COVID-19 pandemic and the need to increase the efficiency and effectiveness of the EU’s preparedness and response to health emergencies. HERA is a Commission Service set up to strengthen Europe’s ability […]

Evaluation of the EU Action Plan on Childhood Obesity (2014-2020)

Childhood and adolescent obesity rates across the globe have been growing and Europe is no exception. The shifts in diet towards more processed and higher in fat, sugar and salt foods along with a decrease in levels of regular physical activity and an increasingly obesogenic environment with (online) marketing of unhealthy food options, all have […]

“Connected, but unfairly treated”: survey on the fairness of digital environment

The report “Connected, but unfairly treated” published by the European Consumer Organisation (BEUC) is based on the results of the survey conducted by Open Evidence. The survey of 4,929 participants took place in France, Germany, Italy, Lithuania, Poland, Romania, Spain and Sweden during February and March 2023. Areas tackled in the survey include how protected […]

Report of the study on the evaluation of the Platform to Business Regulation

Regulation (EU) 2019/1150 on promoting fairness and transparency for business users of online intermediation services (‘Platform to Business Regulation’ or ‘P2B Regulation’) entered into force on 12 July 2020 and aims to ensure fair and transparent treatment of business users by online platforms, with requirements of transparency in the terms and conditions, and the provision […]

 Publication of Eurofound report based on VVA-Open Evidence study 

Eurofound just published the report ‘Ethical digitalisation at work: From theory to practice’ based on the findings of the study conducted by Open Evidence and VVA (lead) on ‘Human and ethical implications of automation and digitisation for work organisation and working conditions’. The VVA-Open Evidence study involved a literature review, two Delphi surveys with experts, […]