13 Apr 2016

European Maker Week: drawing citizens to the “maker world”

The European Maker Week is an initiative aiming to draw European citizens to the “maker world”, the Fab Labs, Makerspaces, Hackerspaces and the hardware startups environment. Promoted by the European Commission and implemented by Maker Faire Rome - The European Edition in collaboration with Startup Europe, it will take place from 30 May to 5 June 2016 in 28 countries. Call for the organisation of activities during the European Maker Week An open call for

6 Apr 2016

Are you aware of other Policy Labs across Europe? Let us know!

We are mapping Policy Labs active at national, regional or local levels in Europe Are you part of a Policy Lab? Do you know any similar initiatives? Please let us know by filling in this questionnaire and by sharing it within your networks. This will help us to understand how policy labs across the EU at different governance levels could become a resource to EU policymaking and implementation. { "service" : "sbkm", "popup" : false,

4 Apr 2016

What future for platform mediated labour markets?

In the context of our foresight project on the “sharing economy” we carried out a second workshop on 25-26 February. Building on the relevant drivers of change identified in the 1st workshop in December 2015, a set of four future scenarios was developed to be further enriched and used as a basis for discussion. About 40 participants from "sharing economy" platforms, academia, international organisations, trade unions, agency work industry, think tanks, and Commission Services shared