Posts Tagged: innovation policy

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 »

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 »

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 »

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 »

How to encourage industry to participate in government innovation programmes?

Industry participation in government research funding programme is necessary in order to deliver innovation to the market. However, studies show that innovative companies are reluctant to participate in such programme, often perceived as bureaucratic. In the context of a EU study, we’re now looking (among other things) at factors that stimulate industry participation. What are, in your… 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 »

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

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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 »

Evaluation of the Innovation Union Flagship Initiative

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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 »

Light and fast funding for innovation: making innovation policies fit for the web

This paper, presented in 2012 at EUROCPR, outlines the challenges and opportunities of bridging the gap between government funding for innovation, and the reality of web innovation. It was written before Horizon 2020 was designed, and anticipates many of the novel features that are included in it: inducement prizes, small, multi-stage funding and open funding. EUROCPR12… Read more »

Digital Action Day 2014 – Stakeholders Online engagement

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The Digital Action Day 2014  (DAD 2014) took place in Brussels, Belgium on 29 September 2014. It is the main EU tech policy event of 2014, and it focussed on the two key themes of Digital Disruption and Transformation. The objectives of the event are to: Make other policy areas become ‘demandeurs’ for digital. Bring better digital… Read more »

Give your contribution to the mapping of alternative funding mechanisms for scientific research

Research and innovation policy is evolving towards an increase in the “innovation policy mix”, in a culture of experimentation of  novel approaches to innovation in policy-making. As part of this trend, research funding  itself has substantially evolved in recent years in order to meet the challenges of increased  international competition and respond to the results… Read more »

Alternative funding mechanisms for science

Crowdfunding, philantropy, inducement prizes are some of the emerging ways to fund science. The European Commission Joint Research Centre has asked us to look more into this in order to understand the implications of alternative funding. Are they more effective in translating research results to market? Do they involve new players? Do they favour certain… Read more »

Support to the ex-post evaluation of the ICT research in FP7

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Open Evidence, together with PriceWaterHouse Cooper, has won the tender to support the ex post evaluation of ICT research in FP7. As the tender indicates: The objective of this study is to support the ex-post evaluation of FP7 research activities in the area of ICT. First of all, the objective is to provide some data… Read more »

Analysis of alternative funding mechanisms for scientific research

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The study, carried out on behalf of the European Commission Joint Research Centre, sheds light on scientific research within the EU that is funded outside the traditional funding systems and performed by both traditional stakeholders such as university governance, as well as new stakeholders such as the public sector, industry and the private sector. The… Read more »

European Data Market

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This study focusses on the analysis of an emerging market which is still evolving and is likely to grow fast in the next 3 years – with new actors coming in from other sectors or arising (start-ups) and new business models developing. The results of this study will feed into the annual reviews of the Digital Agenda Scoreboard providing valuable data and information for the 3 years covered by the project.