Podcast

Policy Cloud Pilots: Innovating the Agrifood Sector with Data

Listen as we dive in to the fourth and final pilot use case, Aragon, Spain: Intelligent policies for the food value chain. We speak with Javier Sancho from Sarga and Miguel Angel Marcia from ITAINNOVA.

Webinars

Data-Driven Policymaking Week - Open Data Policies for Citizens

On 29 April 2021, from 14:00 to 15:00 (CEST), Policy Cloud hosted a webinar on Open Data Policies for Citizens.

Timestamps: 

0:01:29 - Introduction - Marieke Willems

0:07:06 - Open Data Policies for Citizens - Ben Williams

0:20:05 - Linking to EC Policymaking & Innovation - Francesco Mureddu

0:33:13 - Audience Polls

0:36:04 - Round Table Discussion & Q&A

Webinars

Data-Driven Policymaking Week - Intelligent Policies for the Food Value Chain

On 28 April 2021, from 14:00 to 15:00 (CEST), Policy Cloud hosted a webinar on data-driven policy creation and implementation for the establishment of a Denomination of Origin strategy in the food processing industries of Aragon.

Timestamps:

0:01:18 - Introduction - Marieke Willems

0:07:05 - Wine Sector in Aragon - Javier Sancho

0:15:04 - Intelligent Policies for the Food Value Chain - Miguel Angel Gracia

0:24:19 - DEMETER & Linking to EC Policymaking & Innovation - Mariano Navarro

0:35:50 - Round Table Discussion Part 1

0:39:02 - Audience Polls

0:42:24 - Round Table Discussion Part 2

Webinars

Data-Driven Policymaking Week - Urban Policy Making Through Analysis of Crowdsourced Data

On 27 April 2021, from 14:00 to 15:00 (CEST), Policy Cloud hosted a webinar on urban policymaking through analysis of crowdsourced data, crucial to increase and improve the overall urban environment of cities around the world.

Timestamps:

0:01:09 - Introduction - Marieke Willems

0:06:31 - Sofia's Pilot Use Case - Ana D. Georgieva

0:17:48 - Technological Aspects - Petya Bozhkova

0:28:43 - European and Global Perspectives - Liliana Carrillo

0:39:15 - Round Table Discussion Part 1

0:42:00 - Audience Polls

0:45:17 - Round Table Discussion Part 2

Webinars

Data-Driven Policymaking Week - Radicalisation

On 26 April 2021, from 14:00 to 15:00 (CEST), Policy Cloud hosted a webinar on Policies Against Radicalisation, an important problem in recent times in Europe.

Timestamps:

0:01:10 - Introduction - Marieke Willems

0:06:09 - The Policy Making Challenge - Daniele Crespi

0:11:16 - The Policy Cloud Solution - Armend Duzha

0:25:56 - Linking to EC Policymaking & Innovation -Tjerk Timan

0:40:14 - Audience Polls

0:45:19 - Round Table Discussion

Webinars

The Data Governance Act and Data-Driven Policy Making: Impact and Practical Implementations

Policy Cloud, Cyberwatching, DUET, and URBANITE invited big data and cloud solutions providers and policymakers from industrial, commercial and public realities to an expert briefing on the perceived scope of the Data Governance Act, the implications for cybersecurity and GDPR, and the practical ramifications for public and business administration.

Timestamps:

0:00:00 - Webinar Introduction (Marieke Willems)

0:05:00 - Introduction to the DGA and the Policy Cloud Legal and Ethical Framework for Data-Driven Policymaking (Alberto Bettiol & Martim Taborda Berata)

0:20:04 - The DGA and the Cybersecurity/Privacy Implications for Policymakers, Public Administrations, R&I Projects, and SMEs (Paolo Balboni)

0:32:44 - Practical Implications of the DGA for Digital Twins (Pavel Kogut)

0:44:22 - The DGA and Data-Driven Policymaking: Impact and Practical Implementations - URBANITE Project (Sergio Campos Cordobes)

0:51:35 - Q&A (All)

Podcast

Policy Cloud Pilots: Using Data for Better Social Policies

Listen as we dive in to the third of our pilot use cases, London Camden: Open Data Policies for Citizens. We speak with Senior Data Engineer Ben Williams from the London Borough of Camden, and Policy Cloud Camden pilot lead.

General

EBDVF2020: Smart government with co-creating services with the use of AI and Data

Policy Cloud was presented in the Parallel Session on Smart government: co-creating services with the use of AI and Data on Thursday 5 November between 15:45 to 16:45 CET. Policy Cloud was represented in the session by Iskra Yovkova from the Municipality of Sofia who leads Policy Cloud's use case of urban policy making through the analysis of crowdsourced data, along with two other projects DUET and URBANITE.

The session showcased examples of Smart Government initiatives across Europe that integrate AI, Digital Twins, and Big Data solutions. The focus lay on co-creating services with the use of the 3 aforementioned technologies. The the three panel members were: Smart City Expert Mr. Lieven Raes, Information Flanders, Cloud Technologies Expert Leire Orue-Echevarria Arrieta, TECNALIA R&I, and Iskra Yovkova from the Municipality of Sofia who leads Policy Cloud's use case of urban policy making through analysis of crowdsourced data.

General

Policy Cloud: Realising the European cloud for data-driven policy management

PolicyCloud is a brand-new project that will become the first pilot in using the European cloud infrastructure for public administrations. Funded under the European Commission’s Horizon 2020 programme, over the next 3 years the project will deliver a unique integrated environment addressing the full lifecycle of policy management. The project will use the capabilities offered by the European Cloud Initiative, especially concerning data analysis, in order to facilitate evidence-based policy making. PolicyCloud officially kicked off on the 1st of January 2020, with the first face-to-face meeting held in Madrid on 21st and 22nd January. Comments by: Ricard Munné (ATOS Spain) Dimosthenis Kyriazis (University of Piraeus Research Center) Klaus Brisch (DWF) Nadia Soultanova (Sofia Municipality) Armend Duzha (Maggioli Research and Innovation Lab) Mª de la Vega Rodrigálvarez Chamarro (ITA INNOVA) Petya Nikolova (OKYS)

Pilot Use Case

Policy Cloud for Policies Against Radicalisation

Interview with Armend Duzha, project manager at the Maggioli Research and Innovation Lab, leading the PolicyCloud pilot project on "Policies against radicalisation". The Pilot project will implement the project cloud environment for data driven policy making. Duzha tells us how PolicyCloud adds value to local and European policy making on policies against radicalisation.

Podcast

Policy Cloud Pilots: Fighting Radicalisation With Data

In the first episode of the Policy Cloud podcast series, the pilot use case "Polices against radicalisation" comes under the spotlight. The topic for discussion: Data collection and transparency - political and ethical challenges. 

Webinars

Policy Cloud Pilot for Policies Against Radicalisation Webinar

Webinar in the Big Data Pilot Demo Days joint series with BigDataStack, I-BiDaaS and Track & Know during the virtual BDV PPP summit 2020.