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EU Digital and Data Strategies Spur Data-driven Policy Pilot

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04 August 2020

The Horizon 2020 project PolicyCloud uses big data to inform better policymaking. Its municipality of Sofia pilot use case is currently building on the European Digital and Data strategies by using big data and analytical tools to improve the quality of planning decisions around urban transport and road infrastructure,  waste collection and disposal,  ecology, and green systems. 

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Policies against radicalisation webinar insights

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15 July 2020

The problem of radicalisation is very high on the European agenda as increasing numbers of young European radicals return from Syria and use the internet to disseminate propaganda. To enable policy makers to design policies to address radicalisation effectively, Policy Cloud consortium will collect data from social media and other sources including the open-source Global Terrorism Database (GTD), the Onion City search engine which accesses data over the TOR dark web sites, and Twitter ( through Firehose). The data will be analysed using  sentiment analysis and opinion mining software.

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Calling All EOSC Stakeholders: Open Consultation On Future Vision Published

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27 July 2020

EOSC has published an open consultation on its Strategic Research and Innovation Agenda (SRIA). The consultation, which closes on 31st of August 2020, asks for the input of EOSC communities and beyond in setting out the future vision of the European Open Science Cloud.

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PolicyCloud Launches Podcast Series

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

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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

Date: 
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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