Supporting the implementation of Target 2 of the EU Biodiversity Strategy

Client: European Commission – DG Environment Implementation period: 2016 – 2019 (Ongoing) Geographic coverage: European Union Theme:  Environment Topic: Biodiversity & Natural Capital Experts:  Lisa Eichler, Laura Baroni, Graeme Nicholls Provision of technical support related to Target 2 of the EU Biodiversity Strategy to 2020 – Maintaining and restoring ecosystems and their services The objective of this contract is…

Assessing the knowledge base on society’s dependence on natural capital in support of SOER 2020

Client: European Environment Agency (EEA) Implementation period: 2017 – 2018 (Completed) Geographic coverage: Europe Theme:  Environment Topic: Biodiversity & Natural Capital Experts:  Lisa Eichler, Laura Baroni, Graeme Nicholls How does natural capital benefit the economy and society? The objective of this study for the European Environment Agency (EEA) was to review existing evidence on society’s dependence on natural capital…

Evaluation of the Directive on batteries and accumulators

Client: European Commission – DG Environment Implementation period: 2016 – 2016 (Ongoing) Geographic coverage: European Union Theme:  Environment Topic: Environmental Policy Experts:  Rob Williams, Laura Baroni, Jurgen Vermeulen Have the objectives of the Batteries Directive been met? The overall aim of this study is to provide evidence to assess whether the objectives of the Directive 2006/66/EC (the Batteries Directive)…

Measuring eco-innovation uptake and circular economy

Client: European Commission – DG Environment Implementation period: 2014 – 2016 (Completed) Geographic coverage: European Union Theme:  Environment Topic: Resource Efficiency, Circular Economy Experts:  Katarina Svatikova, Rob Williams, Laura Baroni How do EU countries compare in terms of their performance regarding eco-innovation and the circular economy? The main objective of this project, led by Technopolis group, was to improve…

Mid-term review of the implementation of the 7th Environmental Action Programme

Client: European Parliament Research Service (EPRS) Implementation period: 2017 – 2017 (Completed) Geographic coverage: European Union Theme:  Environment Topic: Environmental Policy Experts:  Rob Williams, Katarina Svatikova, Irati Artola Is the 7th EAP well on its way in meeting all priority objectives? In collaboration with Technopolis group, Trinomics has supported the mid-term review of the implementation of the 7th Environmental…

Study to monitor the economic development of the collaborative economy in the EU

Client: European Commission – DG GROW Implementation period: 2017 – 2018 (Completed) Geographic coverage: European Union Theme:  Environment Topic: Circular Economy Experts:  Katarina Svatikova, Jurgen Vermeulen, Rob Williams, Tycho Smit, Niclas Gottmann What is the current level of economic development of the collaborative economy in the EU? Collaborative economy business models are growing strongly in Europe and are changing…

Centre of Expertise on Resources

Client: Dutch Ministry of Infrastructure and the Environment (IenM) Implementation period: 2015 – 2016 (Completed) Geographic coverage: The Netherlands Theme:  Environment Topic: Resource Efficiency Experts:  Katarina Svatikova, Hans Bolscher What strategic opportunities exist in the Netherlands that ensure the sustainable supply of resources? In May 2015, HCSS, TNO and Trinomics created the Centre Of Expertise on Resources (COE-R). It…

Quantifying the benefits of circular economy actions on the decarbonisation of the EU economy

Client: European Environment Agency (EEA) Implementation period: 2018 – 2018 (Ongoing) Geographic coverage: Europe Theme:  Environment, Circular Economy Topic: Circular Economy Experts:  Katarina Svatikova, Jurgen Vermeulen, Tycho Smit How much can the circular economy contribute to fighting climate change? The circular economy has gained momentum in the political arena in the last few years. The European Commission has made…

Decomposition analysis of emissions from large combustion plants

Client: European Environment Agency (EEA) Implementation period: 2017 – 2017 (Completed) Geographic coverage: Europe Theme:  Environment Topic: Environmental Policy Experts:  Matthew Smith, Tycho Smit What were the driving factors behind the reduced emissions of key pollutants from large combustion plants (LCPs)? Between 2004-2015, the emissions of four key pollutants originating from large combustion plants (LCPs) in the EU have…

Support for an ex-ante impact assessment of the post-2020 financial instrument for environment and climate (LIFE)

Client: European Commission – DG Climate Action/DG Environment Implementation period: 2018 – 2018 (Completed) Geographic coverage: European Union Theme:  Climate Change, Environment Topic: Climate Finance, Biodiversity & Natural Capital, Environmental Policy Experts:  Rob Williams, Katarina Svatikova, Federica Gerber What will the post-2020 LIFE programme look like? As the current programming period of LIFE (2014-2020) is coming to an end,…