Projects

Assessing the impact of ICT-enabled Social Innovation Initiatives in the EU

Open Evidence, in consortium with the Research Institute of Economics – Sant’Anna School of Advanced Studies and EY, has been awarded a contract with the European Commission, Joint Research Centre for the development and piloting of a computer-based model that can assess the impacts of ICT-enabled social innovation initiatives promoting social investment in the EU. To address unemployment, poverty and […]

Behavioural Study on the Transparency of Online Platforms

The overall purpose of the study is to understand the impact on consumer trust and behaviour of enhanced transparency of online platforms towards their private users (consumers) in three specific areas, namely the criteria used by platform operators; the identity of contracting parties involved in the transactions enabled or facilitated by the platforms; and quality controls established by platform operators (or lack thereof) on the review, rating and endorsement systems.

Youth, social media, and the internet

Study on the impact of the internet and social media on youth participation and youth work. The study focuses on how the internet and social media influence young people’s active citizenship and political participation and explores non-formal learning methods and tools which can lead to the development of relevant skills and competences. As youth work […]

Supporting Monitoring and Assessment Framework for the European Innovation Partnership on Active and Healthy Ageing – MAFEIP tool

Open Evidence in partnership with empirica have been awarded a service contract with the European Commission Directorate General for Communications Networks, Content & Technology (DG CONNECT) for procuring support services for the management and utilization of the Monitoring and Assessment Framework for the European Innovation Partnership on Active and Healthy Ageing – MAFEIP tool. The […]

Impact Assessment support study on emerging issues of data ownership, interoperability, (re)usability and access to data, and liability

The main objective of the project is to provide evidence and analysis for the EU Free Flow of Data Initiative, as announced in the DSM. More specifically, the study will inform the European Commission’s (EC) Impact Assessment concerning the emerging issues of data ownership, interoperability, (re)-usability and access to data, and liability. Current problems will be assessed, followed by an analysis and comparison of the impacts of different policy options.

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

  • Posted March 17, 2016

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 to define the scope […]

Crowdfunding on research and innovation in Europe

Alternative finance includes a set of fast-growing solutions, from equity-based crowdfunding to peer-to-peer business lending, and from reward based crowdfunding to debt-based securities, is supplying credit to SMEs, providing venture capital to start-ups, offering more diverse and transparent ways for consumers to invest or borrow money, fostering innovation, generating jobs and funding worthwhile social causes. […]

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