Entries by Alasdair Reid

EFIS Centre: supporting public policy and practice to help tackle the COVID-19 crisis and beyond !

Through the projects we are involved in either as a coordinator or as a partner, we are dedicated to supporting innovative public policies and concerted public-private efforts that tackle the COVID-19 crisis and other challenges facing our society.  Our name stands for European Future Innovation System (EFIS) Centre and that is exactly the approach we […]

2nd Open Call NGI_TRUST

NGI_TRUST, co-funded by the European Union’s Horizon 2020 research and innovation programme under the grant agreement No 825618, foresees as an eligible activity the provision of financial support to third parties, as a means to achieve its own objectives. Third-party projects may only receive financial support if they are working on privacy and trust enhancing […]

CatRIS Project’s Online Catalogue Of RI Services – a Survey

CatRIS (Catalogue of Research Infrastructure Services), a new project funded by the European Union’s Horizon 2020 programme, kicked off in Strasbourg on 25 January 2019. CatRIs will build an online catalogue of European research infrastructure services, with particular emphasis on physical infrastructures. This novel information gateway will help improve the visibility of services, enhance RI usage […]

Smart Specialisation Toolkit Adaptation and Development – transition towards a low/zero-carbon economy

In time for the COP24 conference in Poland EFIS has written a report for Edinburgh Centre for Carbon Inovation. The report Smart Specialisation Toolkit Adaptation and Development provides a basis for transition to low-carbon (zero-carbon) economy based on smart specialisation. It outlines a number of indicators that should guide the regions to measure the transition towards a low-carbon […]

Online S3 final workshop 25 April 2018

Scotland Europa Brussels Office hosted the final workshop of our 2-year Horizon 2020 project Online S3. Keynote speeches were given by professors Raquel Ortega-Argiles and Lena Tsipouri as well as by Andrea Conte from the European Commission. EFIS’ Policy Director, Alasdair Reid, presented Roadmaps helping users step by step in the use of the e-policy […]