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Knowledge for policy

Supporting policy with scientific evidence

We mobilise people and resources to create, curate, make sense of and use knowledge to inform policymaking across Europe.

Monitor the development, uptake and impact of Artificial Intelligence for Europe
We enhance the knowledge base, facilitate its sharing and foster cross-sectorial policy dialogue for EU policy making in biodiversity and related fields.
We enhance the knowledge base for policymaking on the bioeconomy.
We foster scientific and technical coordination of EU activities on cancer, while expanding the EU’s capacities and systems for prevention, early detection, treatment and care.
Our expertise on statistical methodologies and in developing sound composite indicators provides policy-makers with the ‘big picture’ for informed policy decisions and progress monitoring.
We provide a networked approach to the science-policy interface in Disaster Risk Management (DRM), across the EU Commission, Member States and the DRM community worldwide.
We enable the uptake of state-of-the-art knowledge from Earth Observation for EU policies and better regulation.
The Knowledge Centre for Food Fraud and Quality (KC-FFQ) produces and makes sense of scientific information to protect the authenticity and quality of food in the EU
We foster a strategic, future-oriented and anticipatory culture in the EU policymaking process.
We support the EU global commitment to end hunger, achieve food security and improve nutrition through a dedicated, reinforced science-policy interface and a fostered inter-policy dialogue.
A reference point for public health policy makers with reliable, independent and up-to date information on topics related to promotion of health and well-being.
We advise and support EU policy making through ex-post causal evaluation and data-driven microeconomic analysis.
Deepening our understanding of opportunities and challenges related to demographic change and migration.
We promote a responsible, coherent and transparent use of modelling to support the evidence base for EU policies.
We provide services, guidance and tools to support the development of socially robust policy through citizen engagement practices.
The CC TT provides technology transfer policy related expertise and services to the European Commission and other institutions of the Union and operational support services to a broader range of stakeholders.
Until this Knowledge Service was archived in July 2024, it supported EU policymaking through better knowledge management on territorial (urban and regional) related issues.
We use text mining and analysis tools to extract information from online data, including traditional or social media, or from large public or proprietary document sets.