European innovation policy is organized in the context of the Innovation Union, one of the seven flagship initiatives of the Europe 2020 strategy for smart, sustainable and inclusive growth. Despite these and other (national) approaches, there are still several challenges, first and foremost regarding the transformation of research results into marketable products as well as for scaling up innovative start-ups. There is also a growing concern as to why Europe has not achieved its full potential in producing disruptive technological and social innovations…
Trends in the location of European industry and its interaction with logistics and transport
Paris, 29 March 2001
In 1996 Euro-CASE published the report ‘Mobility, Transport and Traffic – in the perspective of growth, competitiveness and employment in Europe’. The report was the outcome of a study seeking to understand the dynamic process underlying the growth in transport demand, and evaluation of the long-term implications of alternative strategies for managing and accommodating the growth.
Besides the findings, the study also suggested recommendations for policy initiatives and proposals for further research and studies. One of those areas was freight transport and logistics. The European Commission, which contributed both financially and professionally to the study and subsequently made use of the findings, also found a need for further studies into freight transport…
A series of workshops is organised in European countries 2001.
Euro-CASE Workshop: Air Quality and the European Citizen’,
Vienna, 26-27 April 2001
Austrian Academy of Sciences
The air I breathe and my health
Does the public have the right information?
Indoor air pollution: The enemy within
Regulations for community and city: What does the public need?
Indoor pollution: The role of allergy
The potential and costs of the control of particulate matter in Europe
Current Status of the National Ambient Air Quality Standards in the US (1)
Current Status of the National Ambient Air Quality Standards in the US (2)
The Current Status of Ambient Air Quality Standards in the EU
A series of workshops is organised in European countries 2001
Euro-CASE Workshop: ‘Wastewater Sludge as a Challenge’,
Vienna, 25 June 2001
Austrian Academy of Sciences
The European Commission Research Programme on Sludge
Wastewater treatment and sludge disposal – What are the challenges?
Sludge Disposal and Regional Metabolism
Sludge disposal strategies and corresponding treatment technologies aimed at sustainable handling of wastewater sludge
Sludge quality and quality criteria for acricultural use in the context of sustainable soil protection goals
Public health aspects connected to the use of sludge on land
Urban use of sludge in the Göteborg region
Recovery of phosphate
The economical challenges towards sustainable sludge management
Paris, 16 October 1998
There is concern across Europe that the Venture Capital Industry is not finctioning successfully. This study by Euro-CASE shows that these concerns are well founded but that the causes are complex and vary from contry to country.
The 2007* European ICT Prize
The European ICT Prize is an award for new and imaginative products and services based on information and communications technologies, or « digital technologies ». This covers the converging fields of computer, media and communications industries – considered to be among the driving forces in modern economies. Participation is open to candidates from 33 countries. The high standard of applicants and the competitive evaluation procedure for selecting the Nominees and Winners make this Prize the most distinguished award for new ICT-driven products…
The 2006* European ICT Prize
The European IST Prize is an award for groundbreaking products that represent the best of European innovation in information technology. It provides public recognition and a highly visible profile to entrepreneurial teams that excel in generating and converting novel ideas and R&D into marketable products. The high standard of applicants and the competitive evaluation procedure for selecting the Winners make this Prize the most distinguished award for new IST-driven products.
*The European ICT Prize is named the year after its launch. The Prize launched in 2006 is « the 2007 European ICT Prize ».