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1 year 1 month ago
Onno de Jong (Ecorys) and Wouter Jacobs (Erasmus University Rotterdam- Erasmus Centre for Urban Port and Transport Economics) keynote speakers at first Rail Freight Summit.The Belt Road Initiative will have a profound impact on the economy of Western Europe. Known before as the New Silk Road or...
1 year 1 month ago
The Dutch Ministry of Foreign Affairs is interested to learn if Dutch companies involved in international trade make use of the Trade Agreements that the EU has closed with countries outside the EU, and which barriers limit the companies in the use of these Agreements. Therefore, the Ministry has...
1 year 2 months ago
Ecorys presented the findings of the “Potential of Virtual Reality in Europe Study” at one of the biggest VR/AR events in Europe, Virtuality Paris 2018.  The event is also labelled as “Paris Region Smart Weeks” and attracted more than 16 000 visitors and 110 exhibitors...
1 year 2 months ago
       Michael Blakemore, Technical Director at Ecorys, has been commissioned by the European Commission Joint Research Centre to study Digital Transformation – Governance of human societies.The JRC Centre for Advanced Studies commissioned Michael Blakemore...
1 year 2 months ago
The theme of open government has received more attention in recent years, not only within the Dutch government but also internationally.  For example, there are many rankings that score countries on certain aspects of open government (e.g. open data, involvement of society, legal framework)....
1 year 2 months ago
An international consortium, with Ecorys in the lead, has recently been awarded a study by DG Energy of the European Commission. The project’s objective is to assess the incentives, which the current electricity and gas frameworks provide for investment in security of supply and innovation....
1 year 3 months ago
Hydrogen is expected to play a crucial role in the energy transition to achieve the climate targets of Paris. In order to assess the potential of hydrogen for the Netherlands and to indicate what needs to be done to realize this potential, the Ministry of Economic Affairs and Climate Policy is...
1 year 3 months ago
On 20 December 2017, a theme issue on INTEGRATE-HTA was published in the International Journal of Technology Assessment in Health Care. INTEGRATE-HTA was a EU funded FP7 project aimed to adapt and develop concepts and methods for Health Technology Assessment to enable an integrated assessment of...
1 year 4 months ago
Ecorys, together with ISI-Fraunhofer, Panteia and PwC, are is preparing a study on the impacts of increasing female employment in transport for the European Commission. The aim of the study is to highlight the, usually unconsidered positive impacts of a more diverse working environment to transport...
1 year 6 months ago
Currently, investments in renewables far exceed investments in conventional generation in the Netherlands and other European countries. The growth in investments in renewable energy is a result of subsidies. In the short term additional capacity results in lower electricity prices. Paradoxically,...

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