Posts Tagged: 2015

Open Evidence on the Smart City Expo WORLD CONGRESS


Open Evidence participated as Exhibitor at the 4YFN, the business platform for digital startups, on the Smart City Expo World Congress held from 17-19 November 2015 in Barcelona. Open Evidence was selected as a showcase startup at the 4YFN Village, located at the heart of the Smart City Expo World Congress, where we could engage… Read more »

Open Evidence represented GIPO during IGF 2015 in Brasil

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Open Evidence was very busy during IGF 2015, the biggest annual Internet Governance conference.  We represented GIPO in common  “Workshop on Building Internet Observatories” where different initiatives gathered together to discuss how they could create synergies, avoid duplication of efforts in their activities and foster cooperation among each other to leverage capacity-building and education as well as… Read more »

SME Assembly 2015 – strategic online engagement of stakeholders

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SME Assembly is the biggest annual conference dedicated to the issues of European SMEs. Participants are invited to co-create SME policy and to find new ways of working together, to ensure effective support for entrepreneurs. In this context, Open Evidence is responsible for designing the online engagement strategy  in order to ensure maximum engagement of stakeholders´during and after… Read more »

INdependent LIving support Functions for the Elderly


INLIFE aims to prolong and suport the independent living of seniors with cognitive impairments through interoperable, open, personalised and seamless ICT solutions that suport home activities, communication, health maintenance and mobility using novel business models based on feedback from large-scale and multi-country pilot applications.

Startup Manifesto Policy Tracker

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The Startup Manifesto Policy Tracker translates recommendations of the Startup Manifesto into easy-to-track policy indicators that enable an on-going review of the progress of the EU Member States in the implementation of policies in support of entrepreneurship and a startup-friendly environment. It is a visual, open and evidence-based approach to monitoring policy progress in key… Read more »

PROEIPAHA – European Innovation Partnership on Active and Healthy Ageing

The EIPAHA brings together key stakeholders such as end users, public authorities and industry. All of these are actors in the innovation cycle, from research to adaptation, along with those engaged in standardisation and regulation. The partnership provides these actors with a forum in which they can cooperate, united around a common vision that values older people and their contribution to society, identify and overcome potential innovations barriers and mobilize instruments.

Open Evidence wins the SpinUOC Award for “the best knowledge transfer experience” in UOC history

The 3rd SpinUOC, the Universitat Oberta de Catalunya (UOC)’s annual event on research and innovation transfer, took place on the 18th of June 2014 at the Antiga Fàbrica d’Estrella Damm in Barcelona. One of aims of the event was to strengthen the link between the university, the business world and society.  This year, eight projects… Read more »

Webinar: Key findings from Co-designing GIPO platform workshop – open discussion panel

The next GIPO webinar “Key findings from Co-designing GIPO platform workshop – open discussion panel” will take place on 1st July, 15:30 – 16:30 CEST (13:30 – 14:30 UTC). The workshop “Co-designing GIPO platform” took place in Sofia on the 4th June. Over 40 participants attended and took part in three workshop sessions led by keynote speakers, where… Read more »

Co-designing the GIPO platform – 1st live workshop on Global Internet Policy Observatory

The first interactive workshop on Global Internet Policy Observatory under the title: Co-designing the GIPO platform will take place in Sofia, on 4th June 2015 during EuroDIG 2015: Shaping the internet together conference. The Co-designing the GIPO platform workshop is an invitation for open discussion and collaboration on the technological developments of the platform during three working sessions on specific issues… Read more »

Publication of study report on Alternative Funding Mechanism for Science conducted by Open Evidence

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We are pleased to announce that the European Commission’s Joint Research Centre has published the report “Analysis of Emerging Reputation and Funding Mechanisms in the Context of Open Science 2.0”. This report covers the outcomes of two studies funded by JRC IPTS to explore emerging drivers for Open Science 2.0. The second study, conducted by… Read more »

Check the progress of the Startup Manifesto implementation in the EU!


We are pleased to announce that the latest web-supported policy tool – the Startup Manifesto Policy Tracker – created by Open Evidence in cooperation with the Lisbon Council, is public and ready for your comments! The Startup Manifesto Policy Tracker translates recommendations of the Startup Manifesto into easy-to-track policy indicators that enable an on-going review… Read more »

Help us develop the Global Internet Policy Observatory!

The first webinar of the Global Internet Policy Observatory “Introduction to Global Internet Policy Observatory online platform” will take place on 30th April at 14:00 – 15:00 CET. In April 2015 the website of the Project that will help to build the Global Internet Policy Observatory (GIPO) initiative of the European Commission (DG CONNECT) is being launched…. Read more »

Evaluation of the Innovation Union Flagship Initiative


The Innovation Union is the EU strategy to create an innovation-friendly environment in Europe. Launched in 2010, it is one of the Flagship initiatives of the Europe2020 strategy. The strategy, built around 34 specific commitments, consists of a bold, integrated and strategic approach to innovation combining various policies, tool and levels of intervention – Member… Read more »

Europe’s Data-Driven Manufacturing Industry: join our webinar on February 18th

We are delighted to invite you to the webinar on “Europe’s Data-Driven Manufacturing Industry: Benefits and Impacts on European factories’ operations”, the second webinar of the European Data Market study. The objective of the study is to define, assess and measure the European data economy, in support to the achievement of the Data Value Chain strategy of… Read more »

Open Evidence participates in the study on Research and Technology Organisations’ participation in the Framework Programmes

A consortium composed of Open Evidence and Ernst & Young, with Technopolis Group as a subcontractor, is conducting the study “An analysis of the role and impact of Research and Technology Organisations participation in the Framework Programmes”. The study is carried out on behalf of the European Commission (DG Research and Innovation) as part of… Read more »

The UOC opens two calls for applications for postdoctoral research stays

As a spin-off from the Universitat Oberta de Catalunya (UOC), we are pleased to inform that the UOC has opened two calls for applications for postdoctoral research stays. The open positions comprise post-doctoral places at the Internet Interdisciplinary Institute (IN3) and the University’s different departments. As a general pre-condition, those interested must have obtained their… Read more »

Open Evidence participates in the “Assessment of different communication vehicles for providing Environmental Footprint information”

How to know what products have more or less impact on the environment? There are various ways in which information about environmental footprint of products is provided. Consumers and businesses would, however, benefit from more unified and transparent information. Therefore, the European Commission has entrusted Open Evidence to test different business-to-business and business-to-consumer communication vehicles,… Read more »

Open Evidence participates in the study on “European Union Low Emitting cars” (EULES)

Road transport is one of the main sources of air pollution. Cars alone are responsible for around 12% of total EU emissions of carbon dioxide (CO2), the main greenhouse gas. In order to help consumers purchase less polluting vehicles, the European Commission is considering a voluntary emission standard. It should also encourage manufactures to produce… Read more »

Kick-off meeting of the support action to the European Innovation Partnership on Active and Healthy Ageing

Today, 30 people from the 14 European organisations partner of the PROEIPAHA project (Funka Nu, Swedish ICT, Open Evidence, Central Denmark Region, VTT, AENOR, Nordic Healthcare Group, PAU Education, EHMA, ERRIN, Tecnalia, RESAH, Inovamais and Outsight) are meeting at the premises of the Open University of Catalunya in Barcelona. The PROEIPAHA project coordinates efforts to support… Read more »