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1 month 2 weeks ago
The Access City Award recognises and celebrates EU cities of over 50 000 inhabitants which proactively support accessibility for persons with disabilities and take exemplary steps to improve accessibility in the urban environment.  The Access City Award ceremony was organized by Ecorys in the...
2 months 3 days ago
Ecorys Brussels has been part of the organisation of the 8th FEAD Network Meeting that took place on 13 and 14 November 2017 in Paris. FEAD, the Fund for European Aid to the Most Deprived, supports EU countries’ actions to provide material assistance to the most deprived. The fund relies on the...
2 months 1 week ago
Virtual and Augmented Reality set to create up to 480,000 jobs by 2020 Europe is a strong and competitive hub for Virtual Reality (VR) and Augmented Reality (AR) technologies and is set to become a global leader. That is the key finding of a recent study by Ecorys, which projects that by 2020 the...
6 months 15 hours ago
Ecorys and Fraunhofer IWES conducted a study on the potential of ocean engery, which is now available in the EU Bookshop. The study focusses on the significant ocean energy resource of Europe, which could contribute to the decarbonisation of the energy system and create a new industry with export...
6 months 2 weeks ago
On 2 February 2017, the Directorate-General for Agriculture and Rural Development launched an open public consultation on modernising and simplifying the common agricultural policy (CAP). As a task within the "Framework contract for the evaluation studies for the CAP: synthesis and cross-thematic...
1 year 4 months ago
Since October 2007, the European Union has been pursuing the Integrated Maritime Policy as an innovative approach which, among several fundamental objectives, aims at fostering the development of efficient cooperation structures and governance among economic actors and stakeholders, while also...
1 year 5 months ago
Construction and demolition waste (CDW) represent around 25% - 30% of all waste generated in the EU. Although EU and national policy makers have already put in place a strong policy framework, there is still room for improvement. This is particularly important if we consider the high potential of a...
1 year 7 months ago
The cultural and creative sector (CCS) is an essential driver of economic growth and employment in Europe, accounting for 4.2% of EU GDP and employing 7 million people. At the same time, crowdfunding activities have increasingly gained international socio-economical importance over the last years....
1 year 7 months ago
  Migrants represent a source of human capital with the potential to revitalise our societies. They can contribute in many ways to job creation, growth and progress in Europe. To capitalise this precious resource, the European Commission has requested the design of a European scheme that helps...
1 year 8 months ago
There are more than 3.6 million retail businesses operating in Europe. 99.9% of them are SMEs and the vast majority (95%) employ an average of just 2 people. Furthermore, they provide the majority (63%) of retail employment. To help them face the challenges of a global, digital, service-dominant...

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