Category Archives: News

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, […]