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“From Nudge to Regulating Uber: Case studies in the Relation Between Science and Public Policy”

  • Posted June 16, 2016

  • Posted by Federica Porcu
We are proud to announce that Prof. Cristiano Codagnone from Open Evidence holds the course  “From Nudge to Regulating Uber: Case studies in the Relation Between Science and Public Policy” at  the Faculty of Economics at the National University of Colombia, Cátedra Homero Cuevas. The course offers a critical retrospective of experience that is both […]

A Single Market for great startups and scaleups: have your say

  • Posted June 13, 2016

  • Posted by Federica Porcu
Open Evidence is supporting DG GROW in its Single Market Forum, currently being held in Amsterdam to discuss the main barriers to scaling up in Europe. We are managing a far fetched online engagement strategy to ensure participation and policy input by entrepreneurs who typically do not participate in EU policy events. The most recent discussion […]

Publication of “The Future of Work in the ‘Sharing Economy’. Market Efficiency and Equitable Opportunities or Unfair Precarisation?”

  • Posted May 31, 2016

  • Posted by Federica Porcu
We are glad to announce that the review essay “The Future of Work in the ‘Sharing Economy’. Market Efficiency and Equitable Opportunities or Unfair Precarisation?” written by Cristiano Codagnone, Fabienne Abadie and Federico Biagi has been published and is ready for download in the European Commission’s JRC Publications Repository. This critical and scoping review essay […]

Publication of the Final report of the Study “Preparation of the legal and technical background for a voluntary EU standard for low emitting combustion engine driven cars (EULES)”

  • Posted May 23, 2016

  • Posted by Federica Porcu
The final report of the EULES project, related to preparing the legal and technical background for proposing a future voluntary EU low emission limit for combustion engine driven cars, has been published by the European Commission and is ready for download. The principal objectives of the project were to provide the background on the potential […]

Publication of the Final Report of the Study “An analysis of the role and impact of industry participation in the framework programmes”

  • Posted April 21, 2016

  • Posted by Federica Porcu
The Final Report of the Study “An analysis of the role and impact of industry participation in the framework programmes” conducted by Open Evidence and Ernst & Young for the European Commission has been published in the EU bookshop and is ready for download. The objective of the study was to analyse participation patterns understanding […]

Farmers meet Big Data: How data-driven technologies can serve a traditional sector like agriculture? 27th April at 15:00 CEST

  • Posted April 13, 2016

  • Posted by Federica Porcu
Several definitions of precision agriculture are in use today: they generally refer to an all-encompassing farm management approach employing a broad range of technologies to provide data-based decision support, backed-up by real-time data from the field. During the webinar, Lucia Confalonieri from Salt & Lemon will discuss how precision agriculture is becoming a viable business opportunity for […]

Survey on the current situation and future challenges of the architecture profession in Catalonia

  • Posted March 29, 2016

  • Posted by Federica Porcu
The Architects’ Association of Catalonia (COAC) is launching the survey Els arquitectes. Situació, oportunitats i perspectives (The architects. Situation, opportunities and perspectives), for which Open Evidence was entrusted with the technical direction and execution. The objective of the survey is to analyse and describe the professional situation of the Catalan architects in detail. The results will allow […]

Attend the workshop organised by InLife at the Med-e-Tel Conference in Luxembourg on the 7th April 2016!

  • Posted March 24, 2016

  • Posted by Federica Porcu
How can comprehensive support for independent living and mobility of older people with cognitive impairments be achieved across Europe? What are their and their families/ carers primary needs, concerns and expectations from digital technologies and services? The InLife response to these questions and much more will be presented and discussed at the 1st InLife international […]

Publication of “Labels as nudges? An experimental study of car eco-labels”

  • Posted March 19, 2016

  • Posted by Federica Porcu
We are pleased to announce the publication of the article “Labels as nudges? An experimental study of car eco-labels” after the successful completion of the Study Testing CO2/Car labelling options and consumer information that forms part of earlier research projects conducted by Open Evidence Staff. The article presents the results of a laboratory experiment and […]

Open eGovernment Services Study Scenario Workshop – Brussels, May 31 2016

  • Posted March 16, 2016

  • Posted by Federica Porcu
How Can the Public Sector Become an Agent of Innovation? The workshop aims to generate collective insight into public sector innovation for Open eGovernment Services (OGS). It is clear that OGS require a deep change in the machinery of government, but also they act as an incentive for change through for example increased transparency and […]

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