Policy Cloud has published the first in a series of deliverables detailing the specific tools used to model and design public policies, the design of the Policy Development Toolkit, and the mechanisms required to create policy collections in order to perform cross-sector analysis and policy making.
Policy Cloud has published specifications for the internal architecture of the integrated data acquisition and analytics layer of the prototype Policy Cloud platform as well as the planned cloud platform and software tools.
Last Wednesday the European Commission proposed new rules on data governance. Their aim is to exploit the high amounts of data created every day, but within a trustworthy European framework. These new rules will allow European data to be harnessed and allow specific European data spaces to benefit society, citizens and companies. The Commission has proposed nine data spaces in February 2020’s data strategy, ranging from industry to energy, and from health to the European Green Deal.
On Friday, 20 November the Policy Cloud consortium partner Gruppo Maggioli, in collaboration with the Lombardy Region, organised the first workshop on the participatory policies against radicalization pilot.
Rather than starting from the ground up, Policy Cloud will build on the legacy of already completed H2020 Big Data research projects. This is in line with the need for projects to exploit relevant and publicly available results to enhance their own work, leading to better research outcomes and contributing to European research excellence.
Policy Cloud has published a preliminary version of the Data Management Plan (DMP) which defines the general rules and mechanisms for the management of data to be collected, generated and processed during the project.
The third section of the European Pillar of Social Rights is dedicated to Social Protection and Inclusion, this involves the right for all people to live in a dignified manner, have access to adequate health care, affordable housing, affordable and quality childcare and elderly care services, as well as income support for people with disabilities.