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PolicyCloud Launches Podcast Series

Date: 
07 July 2020

The EU Horizon 2020 project aims to use big data to increase the effectiveness of policymaking through the use of innovative analytical tools. The podcast series known as ‘The PolicyCloud Podcast’ will focus on the PolicyCloud pilot cases, taking you through the projects leading the way in data innovation in a series of accessible, casual conversations.

 

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PolicyCloud Pilot aims to increase effectiveness of EU ‘Farm to Fork’ policies with big data

Date: 
26 June 2020

The EU’s recently published Farm to Fork Strategy is at the heart of the European Green Deal aiming to make food systems fair, healthy and environmentally-friendly. In order for our food systems to stay resilient against crises, they must become more sustainable bringing with them new opportunities for operators in the food value chain. 

 

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Urban policy making through analysis of crowdsourced data

Date: 
02 June 2020

Policy Cloud runs four pilot cases in four different EU countries: Bulgaria, Italy, Spain and the United Kingdom. The Pilots cover complex themes in very different fields and will serve as demonstrators for data-driven policy management and leverage methodologies for user participation from citizens and communities. The results will be evaluated in heterogeneous environments and settings, demonstrating the applicability and re-usability of the developed models and tools in different countries, contexts and sectors.

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Intelligent policies for the food value chain

Date: 
27 May 2020

Policy Cloud runs four pilot cases in four different EU countries: Bulgaria, Italy, Spain and the United Kingdom. The Pilots cover complex themes in very different fields and will serve as demonstrators for data-driven policy management and leverage methodologies for user participation from citizens and communities. The results will be evaluated in heterogeneous environments and settings, demonstrating the applicability and re-usability of the developed models and tools in different countries, contexts and sectors.

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Policy Cloud at EOSC Hub Week 2020

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18 May 2020

The EOSC-hub Week will take place (virtually) from 18 - 20 May and will bring together key players in the development of the European Open Science Cloud (EOSC). Policy Cloud, after its launch in January this year will be among the projects engaging with the EOSC community.

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Policy cloud launches new easy to use website

Date: 
28 April 2020

The Policy Cloud website has been significantly upgraded for the needs of its users. Focusing on a content-rich and easy to use format, all information from the benefits of policy cloud to the services it will provide are available. In order to understand how our services will work in practice, users are provided with a succinct explainer on each of our pilot cases, as well as interviews with the relevant personal in each one.

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COVID-19 self-isolation and health disinformation fostering radicalisation 

Date: 
07 April 2020

In the Foreign Policy article titled “ Self-Isolation Might Stop Coronavirus, but It Will Speed the Spread of Extremism “ Nikita Malik, director of the Centre on Radicalisation and Terrorism at the Henry Jackson Society in London, talks about how millions of people stuck at home will turn to social media, where disinformation is rife. Radical Islamists and far-right groups are exploiting widespread confusion and fear to spread hate.

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Data Together COVID-19 Appeal and Actions

Date: 
05 April 2020

The COVID-19 pandemic presents a major test for our science system and for our research and data infrastructures. These infrastructures, such as open science clouds and data commons, must serve the needs of science, policy, and humanity not only in ‘normal times’, but also in times of crisis by providing controlled access to quality data in real time and at scale for a range of scientific- and policy-related responses.

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Data-Driven Policies Against Radicalisation in Policy Cloud Pilot Project

Date: 
20 March 2020

The issue of radicalisation is high on the European agenda. Radical groups have been proven very effective in using the Internet as a propaganda medium for supporting radicalization, including the influence and recruitment of younger individuals which tend to be less resistant to propaganda.

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PolicyCloud to help make data-driven policy management a reality across Europe

Date: 
04 February 2020

H2020 project PolicyCloud to help make data-driven policy management a reality across Europe