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1 year 7 months ago
 The European Commission published the final report of a study about administrative formalities of important procedures and administrative burdens for businesses. Ecorys conducted the research in cooperation with Mazars. The study examines the formalities and costs that EU companies face when...
1 year 8 months ago
On the 27th of April, a closing seminar was held in Brussels to present the evaluation of Delegated Cooperation (DC). This was a large and complex strategic evaluation carried out on behalf of the Evaluation Unit of the European Commission’s Development Cooperation Directorate (DEVCO). The...
1 year 8 months ago
Last week, April 19th 2017, the European Commission launched an initiative for the sustainable development of the blue economy in the western Mediterranean region. With the initiative, the European Commission encourages the ten countries involved, to work together on maritime safety and security,...
1 year 9 months ago
As a completion of a two-year study by Ecorys, a book called "Public expenditure control and quality in Latin America and the Caribbean - The role of the Legislature and the Supreme Audit Institution", was published in San Salvador on March 23rd 2017. The book is based on a comparative...
1 year 9 months ago
It is official: the online platform promoting the Urban Agenda for the EU and all Partnerships is running and ready for use. You can access it at www.urbanagendaforthe.eu. The website offers the opportunity to actively contribute and participate in debates, information exchange and consultations on...
1 year 9 months ago
Similar to the trade agreement with Canada (CETA), and the trade in services agreement (TiSA), the future trade agreement with the US (TTIP), has been a hot topic in the past few years. Ecorys has been contracted by the European Commission to conduct a Trade Sustainability Impact Assessment (Trade...
1 year 10 months ago
On behalf of the Ministry of Education, Culture and Science (OCW) and the Ministry of Health, Welfare and Sports (VWS), Ecorys has conducted the midterm evaluation of the  Erasmus+ programme in the Netherlands. The evaluation started in September 2016 and was completed in February 2017. It...
1 year 10 months ago
In air transport, the thorough investigation of accidents and incidents that have occurred and the dissemination of the lessons learnt to prevent future accidents is a key element in achieving the high safety performance in aviation. In order to overcome a range of shortcomings in the area of...
1 year 11 months ago
The intermodal route planner is online since 30 January this year: https://eastwestcorridor.euIt is the first real intermodal Intelligent Transport System (ITS) within the European ITS Platform, and as such will be an example for other (corridor) projects in this field. It is free of charge and...
2 years 3 weeks ago
Commissioned by the Kyiv City Council and in cooperation with Orange Health Consultant, Ecorys will construct a strategic plan in order to strengthen the hospital sector in Kiev. The health care systems in Ukraine, including the Kiev region and Kiev city have been under pressure to reform...

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