Category Archives: ICT

Regional and local data-driven innovation through collective intelligence and sandboxing

Open Evidence, in consortium with PwC, Technopolis Group and the network Open and Agile Smart Cities (OASC), will conduct a study for the Joint Research Centre of the European Commission to understand, through an extensive use of sandboxing, the policy implications of different governance approaches, business models and opportunities for the development and various uses […]

In-depth analysis on the challenges and limits of an open source approach to AI

The use of open-source AI provides a number of opportunities and is generally assumed to be drivers of innovation. In particular, the number of jobs in this area has rapidly increased along with research output from industry and the commercialization of that research. It is widely accepted that the changes resulting from these advances will […]

Behavioural study on unfair commercial practices in the digital environment

Open Evidence, in consortium with The London School of Economics and Political Science (LSE), Schlesinger Group, and BrainSigns, leads a new behavioural study on unfair commercial practices in the digital environment for the European Commission (DG JUST). The consortium will provide evidence base needed to identify potential problematic B2C online commercial practices and to assess their impact on the economic […]

Smart living homes – whole interventions demonstrator for people at health and social risks (GATEKEEPER)

Open Evidence is participating in GATEKEEPER, a new H2020 Coordination and Support Action which focuses on digital technologies such as the Internet of Things, Big Data or Artificial Intelligence, new techniques that allow the improvement of the personalization, intervention and early detection of increasingly prevalent chronic diseases such as diabetes, heart disease or Parkinson among others. […]

Study on cross-border digital healthcare in the EU

Open Evidence, in consortium with EY Healthcare, LifeSTech – Universidad Politécnica de Madrid (UPM) will lead a new study for the European Commission (DG SANTE) on cross-border digital healthcare in the EU, with particular focus on potential regulatory gaps and barriers to the cross-border provision of digital health services and products. The consortium will provide the evidence base […]

Interoperability of Electronic Health Records in the EU

Open evidence, in consortium with Empirica, is working on the Interoperability of Electronic Health Records in the EU study. The overall goal of the study is to obtain a comprehensive, reliable and validated overview of the current situation in the EU with regard to the development of interoperable Electronic Health Record (EHR) systems that benefit patients. Interoperable national and […]

Support to the Observatory for the Online Platform Economy

Open Evidence is conducting a study on online platforms to support the Observatory for the Online Platform Economy. The creation of this observatory is one of the multiple measures that the EU institutions have initiated to assess the key issues related to the online platforms due to their growing importance and impact on everyday lives. Over the […]

Digital Health Europe

Open Evidence has just started its participation in DigitalHealthEurope (Support to a Digital Health and Care Innovation initiative in the context of Digital Single Market strategy), a new H2020 Coordination and Support Action (CSA). On this project Open Evidence will work together with another 16 partners from all over Europe, namely: Empirica – Gesellschaft für Kommunikations- […]

Catalan Health Institute Datalab

The Catalan Health Institute has commissioned Open Evidence a project to design and develop a pilot infrastructure for data processing and analysis.  Open Evidence has an extensive track record in the field of health data that has allowed the introduction of data processing and storage solutions to facilitate their subsequent analysis. This methodology has widened […]

Exploring Digital Government Transformation in the EU: understanding public sector innovation in a data-driven society

This study is aimed at better understanding how innovation in the public sector, enabled by Information and Communication Technologies (ICTs), can transform governance systems and how governments can take advantage of emerging and future digital technologies to address systemic problems. The results of the study shall inform the development of a new conceptual framework for […]