Policy studies include analysis and evaluation of a policy and its alternatives. Under policy studies, the EU Advisory team provides feasibility studies, policy studies, impact assessments, and reviews of the implementation of strategies. 

Some examples of the EU Advisory team's policy studies are the following:

Government of the Grand Duchy of Luxembourg (CTIE) – Study on “Security and data protection measures in the context of ‘Once-only’ and reuse of existing data approaches”

Providing an overview on the implementation of the ‘Once-only’ principle (OOP) across EU countries to identify best practices in the area of technology, legislation and organisation regarding security and data protection.

AAL programme – Study concerning a Market Observatory in the Ambient Assisted Living field

Evaluating the feasibility of creating a Market Observatory in the AAL field by defining its business model, including optimal scope and approach, data needs, data availability, data quality, and how to ensure the observatory's sustainability.

European Commission (DG DIGIT) – European Interoperability Strategy (EIS) Action review included the following activities: 

  • Evaluating the implementation of the EIS/EIF in general and of the organisational interoperability in particular;
  • Producing input for a draft communication of the EC regarding interoperability; and
  • Defining a new clustering of actions contributing to interoperability between public administrations.

European Commission (DG DIGIT) – European Interoperability Strategy (EIS) implementation review

Evaluating the implementation of the EIS and ensuring its alignment with the EU's political agenda and priorities and initiatives at national level. In the scope of this study, an article on ‘Data collection led across EU countries’ was published.

European Commission (DG CNECT) – Connecting Europe Facility Stakeholder Management Office (CEF SMO) Stakeholder Analysis included the following activities: 

  • Identifying the key stakeholders of the CEF building blocks maintained by DIGIT;
  • Defining possible actions for each and every identified cluster of stakeholders.