Posts Tagged: 2016

Publication of the article “International health IT benchmarking: learning from cross-country comparisons”

We are glad to announce that the article “International health IT benchmarking: learning from cross-country comparisons” co-authored by Francisco Lupiáñez and Cristiano Codagnone from Open Evidence has been published in the Journal of the American Medical Informatics Association and is ready for download. The objective of the study is to pilot benchmark measures of health information and… Read more »

“From Nudge to Regulating Uber: Case studies in the Relation Between Science and Public Policy”

We are proud to announce that Cristiano Codagnone from Open Evidence holds the course  “From Nudge to Regulating Uber: Case studies in the Relation Between Science and Public Policy” at  the Faculty of Economics at the National University of Colombia, Cátedra Homero Cuevas. The course offers a critical retrospective of experience that is both based… Read more »

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.

Publication of the “Study on the impact of marketing through social media, online games and mobile applications on children’s behaviour”

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We are glad to announce that the Final Report of the “Study on the impact of marketing through social media, online games and mobile applications on children’s behaviour” conducted by Open Evidence Staff in Consortium with the Londons School of Economics and Block de Ideas has been published and is ready for download. The study, which has… Read more »

Publication of the Final report of the Study “Preparation of the legal and technical background for a voluntary EU standard for low emitting combustion engine driven cars (EULES)”

The final report of the EULES project, related to preparing the legal and technical background for proposing a future voluntary EU low emission limit for combustion engine driven cars, has been published by the European Commission and is ready for download. The principal objectives of the project were to provide the background on the potential… Read more »

Publication of the Final Report of the Study “An analysis of the role and impact of industry participation in the framework programmes”

The Final Report of the Study “An analysis of the role and impact of industry participation in the framework programmes” conducted by Open Evidence and Ernst & Young for the European Commission has been published in the EU bookshop and is ready for download. The objective of the study was to analyse participation patterns understanding… Read more »

Farmers meet Big Data: How data-driven technologies can serve a traditional sector like agriculture? 27th April at 15:00 CEST

Several definitions of precision agriculture are in use today: they generally refer to an all-encompassing farm management approach employing a broad range of technologies to provide data-based decision support, backed-up by real-time data from the field. During the webinar, Lucia Confalonieri from Salt & Lemon will discuss how precision agriculture is becoming a viable business opportunity for… Read more »

The European Digital Forum launches “The 2016 Startup Nation Scoreboard: How European Union Countries are Improving Policy Frameworks and Developing Powerful Ecosystems for Entrepreneurs”

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We are pleased to announce that the European Digital Forum has formally launched “The 2016 Startup Nation Scoreboard: How European Union Countries are Improving Policy Frameworks and Developing Powerful Ecosystems for Entrepreneurs”, authored by Open Evidence’s David Osimo and Kasia Jakimowicz together with some of the main representatives of the European startup community. The report… Read more »

Open eGovernment Services: selection of Case Studies for Cost Benefit Analysis – Progress Webinar on 16th of May 2016

We are delighted to invite you to the Progress Webinar of the Open eGovernment Services Study.  The European Commission has launched in August 2015 a new study devoted to the analysis of the new generation of Open eGovernment Services. The study is aimed to provide a robust and shared definition of Open eGovernment Services, assess… Read more »

Launch of the Survey on Open eGovernment Services

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The study team on Open eGovernment Services (OGS) has launched today a consultation aimed at outsourcing perception and ideas on how the public sector should innovate to enable Open eGovernment Services. Open eGovernment Services display open, collaborative and co-production features. Citizens, businesses or NGOs using IT technologies can cooperate with the public sector in the… Read more »

Crowdfunding on research and innovation in Europe

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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…. Read more »

Who are the main players of the EU data economy? The presentation of the EU data landscape 2016 for discussion with the big data community will take place on 18th February at 15:00 – 16:00 CET.

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Last year, we published the first EU DATA LANDSCAPE. We’ve worked hard in this year to increase the coverage of our database and refine our assessment criteria. As of today we have more than 400 companies thanks to our research and to all the companies that decided to be part of the datalandscape and give in… Read more »

GIPO webinar series: Towards a federation roadmap of the Internet Governance repositories, 21st January, 15:00 CET.

Today, there are more than 30 information repositories on Internet Governance, pursuing the common goal of improving access to information. How can we develop of a sustainable basis for a collaboration between online observatory networks, to increase sustainability in a longer-term perspective? What are the main areas and pending needs of cooperation between observatories? These… Read more »