Category Archives: News

Study to Review the Digital Citizenship Education Recommendation

Digital Citizenship Education (DCE), a concept coined by the Council of Europe, is a holistic approach combining the development of digital skills and competences for democratic culture, through the pillars of being online, well-being online and rights online. Recommendation CM/Rec(2019)10 on developing and promoting digital citizenship education was adopted by the Committee of Ministers of the Council […]

New report on algorithmic management practices in regular workplaces

Open Evidence has contributed to the study “Algorithmic Management practices in regular workplaces: case studies in logistics and healthcare” by delivering eight case studies analysing specific establishment in the logistic and healthcare sector located in Italy and France. This study, which is a joint project by JRC and ILO, represents a pioneering field research on […]

New study on “Deployment of AI in Healthcare”

The sustainability of the European healthcare system is under stake due to two opposing trends. The demand for care services is expected to follow an upward trend in the coming years due to the ageing of the population, a trend confronted with the ever increasing shortage in the healthcare workforce. Against this background, recent developments […]

New Report on Digital Access to Food Information

In 2020, the European Commission introduced the Farm to Fork (F2F) Strategy, aiming to foster a fairer, healthier, and more sustainable food system. Central to the F2F is the provision of clear and accessible information to Europeans, promoting sustainable and healthy diets. We collaborated with the Joint Research Centre of the European Commission in a […]

A participatory design and behavioural science approach to reduce waste

Open Evidence is proud to support the Joint Research Centre (JRC) in creating evidence-based and EU harmonised consumer waste sorting labels. Currently, municipal waste generation differs considerably across EU Member States. While this is partially attributable to differences in consumption patterns and economic wealth, differences in municipal waste collection and management, currently not fully harmonised […]

New study on the future of the European Media Industry

Open Evidence is proud to support DG CONNECT and to embark on an exciting project that promises to explore future consumer trends in the European media industry. The media landscape in the EU has changed over recent years, mainly due to the widespread increase in the availability and use of the internet and media content. From the […]

Participation in the European News Media Forum

On 4th December 2023, Open Evidence participated in the European News Media Forum in Brussels, to present the preliminary findings of the ‘study on the implementation of the EU Recommendation on the protection, safety and empowerment of journalists’, conducted with Intellera Consulting and PwC EU services. The Vice-President of the European Commission Věra Jourová opened the meeting, presenting […]

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 […]