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The Big Policy Canvas Knowledge Base is a state-of-the-art, online and dynamic repository that functions as an accumulator uniting all the knowledge produced during the project. It is structured along the three dimensions of needs, trends and assets and furthermore offers a mapping among them by defining how they are interconnected and how they influence each other.

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The goal of the FREYA consortium is to extend a robust environment for Persistent Identifiers (PIDs) into a core component of European and global research e-infrastructures. The resulting FREYA services will cover a wide range of resources in the research and innovation landscape and enhance the links between them so that they can be exploited in many disciplines and research processes.

FREYA is one building block of the European Open Science Cloud (EOSC).

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An application which is capable of an analysing the blood sugar level of the app user. 

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Runestatic offers a vast amount of diagnostic health tools and apps for the smart phone communities

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A tool to guide policy makers to derive specific policies and regulatory mechanisms in an agile and iterative manner – integrating both design thinking and evidence - based policy making. This notion of a canvas is borrowed from the business world. The canvas approach helps translate broad insights and understandings to the needs of a particular country. It also helps define the key issues at stake as well as metrics to evaluate success and suggest avenues for possible iteration and improvement.

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Lisbon Participatory budgeting (here in after, Lx-PB) structure is designed in such a way that the public and the city council should work together. It also embraces ICT, that is, it uses the internet and SMS, encourages the people to take part – face-to-face as well as through online platform ( The face-to-face platform where the citizens of Lisbon could take part in budgeting process is known as Participatory Assemblies (PAs, here in after). Often, several PAs take place during Spring and Autumn time period.

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Dynamic and continuous dialogue between political representatives and citizens.

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The Maryland Budget Game allows users to develop their own proposals for balancing the state budget. The game presents different budget options in a range of policy areas, along with background information and factors to consider.

In: Assets has been designed to serve the principles of transparency, deliberation, collaboration and accountability and includes three initiatives: Οpen calls for the recruitment of public administration officials; Electronic deliberation; Labs OpenGov.

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The Greenshine company has developed a Solar System for streetlights. According to Streetlights-solar renewable energy is enjoying a rising support from private organisations and individuals due to the gradual decline in its production cost. According to Bloomberg New Energy Finance, the price of building an offshore wind farm has fallen 22% in 2016, across Europe. From 2012 to 2016, the cost fell by almost 46%. At present, erecting turbines in the seabed costs an average $126 per megawatt-hour capacity compared to $155 per megawatt-hour price for new nuclear developments across Europe.

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Civic participation that allows the active involvement of citizens in managing their street or neighbourhood.

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