Catching-Up along the global value chain: business models, determinants and policy implications in the era of the Fourth Industrial Revolution (GVC2UP4IR) is a project built on a multidisciplinary and multi-sectorial exchange program focused on unravelling the process of Catching-Up from different sectorial perspectives at a country level.
The AEGIS project aims to study the interactions between knowledge, innovation, economic growth and social well-being in Europe. It focuses on knowledge-intensive entrepreneurship as a necessary mechanism and an agent of change mediating between the creation of knowledge and its transformation into economic activity.
The CASES Co-ordination Action has three principal objectives: I. To compile detailed estimates of both external and internal costs of energy production for different energy sources for the EU-25 Countries and for some non-EU Countries under energy scenario s to 2030; II. To evaluate policy options for improving the efficiency of energy use, taking account of the full cost data; III. To disseminat
sing the best elements of life cycle analysis, sustainability indicators, impact pathway analysis, risk analysis, cost-benefit analysis, and multi-criteria analysis (MCA), an integrated approach will be developed that can be applied in a coherent manner to a wide range of policy issues.