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19/05/2014 - The European Defence Agency publishes Europe Economics' study on R&D/R&T contracting policies in support of SMEs

The EDA has published a report conducted by Europe Economics, entilited 'Study on R&D/R&T contracting policies in support of SMEs”. The study is to identify contracting policies that would be most effective in raising the participation of defence-related small and medium sized enterprises (SME) in R&D/R&T programmes and defence equipment development projects. In particular, the study examines: incentivising SME participation in co-financed (government and industry) national R&D/R&T programmes; establishing a common requirement in national R&D/R&T contracts to integrate an SME when contracts exceed a certain threshold; and requiring or persuading primes and higher tier suppliers to open a percentage of their sub-contract business to SMEs and non-traditional suppliers.

07/04/2014 - Shelter publishes report on 'How to increase competition, diversity and resilience in the house builder market?'

Europe Economics have prepared a report for Shelter to provide analysis in support of policy recommendations which seek to address some of the barriers to growth faced by existing firms and barriers to entry for potential entrants, with the ultimate aim of increasing competition, diversity and resilience within the housebuilding sector.

25/03/2014 - Health Risk Assessment of Illegal Optical Practice

Europe Economics prepared a report for the General Optical Council to assist them in developing its strategy to address illegal optical practice.  Our report assesses the risks associated with different types of illegal practice and develops an analytical framework to compare and rank the different risks.

20/03/2014 - Illegal practice strategy consultation

Europe Economics prepared a report for the General Optical Council to assist them in developing its strategy to address illegal optical practice.  Our report assesses the risks associated with different types of illegal practice and develops an analytical framework to compare and rank the different risks.

06/02/2014 - Forfas publishes report on "Consumer Costs and Inflation" - based on work by Europe Economics

Forfas, Ireland’s policy advisory board for enterprise, trade, science, technology and innovation, has published a report on "Consumer Costs and Inflation", based on work carried out by Euorpe Economics. The report examines how consumer price levels and inflation rates in Ireland compare with those in their key competitors and identifies the primary products and services driving inflation in Ireland. It also provides a high-level assessment of the implications of consumer price levels and inflation for Ireland's national competitiveness and sets out a range of actions to enhance competitiveness.