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 […]

Additional services to the “Study on Tobacco labelling and packaging”

Second part of the study on the effectiveness of new labelling and packaging options for tobacco products. The overall aim of this study was to test in experimental settings the effectiveness of a set of 32 Combined Warnings  associated to 8 of the 14 new Textual Warnings  for Tobacco products. The findings of the experiment […]

Measuring the impact of eInclusion actors on Digital Literacy, Skills and Inclusion goals of the Digital Agenda for Europe (MIREIA eI2-IAF)

The project has the general objective of improving the applicability of MIREIA eI2-IAF by intermediaries of digital inclusion across Europe.  The objective of the MIREIA research project is twofold, aiming at better understanding the diversity of eInclusion intermediary organisations and actors and to create adequate instruments to faciliate the demonstration of their outcomes and their […]

Testing CO2/Car labelling options and consumer information

The study is aimed at testing the effectiveness of possible new variants of car eco-labels and promotional material in experimental settings. The overall objective of the study on CO2/car labelling options and consumer information was twofold: testing the effectiveness of alternative car labels and the effectiveness of mandatory information in promotional material on its impact […]