Study on tobacco labelling and packaging

The overall aim of the study was to test – in experimental settings – the effectiveness of new labelling and packaging options for tobacco products using both behavioural and self-reported measures. The study comprised one preliminary survey in 10 countries, one laboratory experiment and online experiments in ten countries, including Belgium, Germany, Denmark, Spain, France, […]

Surveying SME use of social technologies

The study comprises a survey conducted in six Member States of the EU of 600 SMEs across different economic sectors on their use of Social Media and Social Networking, identifying drivers and barriers, and providing a holistic picture of the phenomenon.  The European Commission launched in March 2010 the Europe 2020 Strategy to exit the […]

Study on online gambling and adequate measures for the protection of consumers of gambling services

The objective of this study was to assess the behavioural response of consumers of online gambling services to protective measures tested in experimental settings. While online gambling is crossing borders by nature, protective measures for consumers are fragmented across the Member States of the EU. As there are no EU measures existing alongside the various […]

Feasibility study on using automated technologies to support policy-making

The objective of this study is to assess the technological requirements and available tools on Internet-related policy-making process and develop an online platform that collects and analyses information thereon. It is sought to provide a set of recommendations on the best “internal governance framework” of this platform, ensuring maximum levels of transparency, accountability, independence and […]

In-depth contextual analysis of the 2012 eGovernment benchmark

In light of the eGovernment benchmarking exercise of 2012, the objective of the study is to perform in-depth analysis of the data collected in the 2012 eGovernment benchmarking exercise in order to obtain relevant insights on the state of eGovernment in Europe in the context of current EU eGovernment policy, and to produce a coherent […]

Open Innovation

The project aims at analysing and redefining how knowledge is created and shared within and outbound the organization. The project will provide a new working framework and set up new tools an protocols to foster decentralization, individualization and casual participation. New platforms for co-creation will be provided or enabled and interaction will be fuelled by […]

Study of innovation and cost-effectiveness indicators in eHealth

The study comprises the definition of a set of input, output, outcome and impact indicators, as well as a framework to monitor the European Innovation Partnership on Active and Healthy Ageing (Digital Agenda for Europe flagship initiative) based on systematic review and case studies. At the beginning of 2011, the European Commission launched the European […]

Specialistic support with regard to evaluation of the Kublai Initiative

The objective of this project is the evaluation and the feasibility study of the Kublai Initiative. Kublai is a collaborative environment for the development of ideas and projects, created in 2008 by the Department for Development and Economic Cohesion of the Italian Ministry of Economic Development. The main objective of Kublai is helping to turn […]

Study of integrated care in European regions: case studies

In light of shifting needs of integrated care, the study highlights the role of ICT in integrated care and the expected impact of ICT in terms of health outcomes and health care system efficiency. With many health systems still largely built around an acute and episodic model of care, the challenge faced by health policy […]