Our portfolio


Leveraging the IDC’s ICT market knowledge and our own experience in policy analysis, our work has contributed to a number of European Policies, Strategies and Action Plans.

Development of European Research and Innovation strategies
• IDC authored the recommendations behind the Digital Single Market Strategy (Cloud Computing, HPC studies)

Monitoring and Benchmarking of ICT markets in Europe by country since 10 years
• Our European Data Market Monitoring Tool is contributing to the European Data Economy Policy
• IDC has been partipanting in the European eGovernment Benchmarking, where is responsible for feasibility analysis and assessment of the indicators, and  
• Constantly contributes to the various studies focused on the analysis of the supply and demand of e-Skills in Europe

Socio-economic impact assessment of ICT innovation and start-ups
• For the FI-IMPACT project, IDC developed an impact model for the European Initiative FIWARE that funded startups and SMEs. IDC developed a Self-Assessment Maturity Benchmark assessing the level of technological maturity and market readiness of the FIWARE startups and SMEs.

Policy Impact and Advise
• We are carrying out a study on cloud migration issues about Switching cloud providers with the focus on whether there should be a data portability right for non-personal data

Research to Market (R2M)
• In the H2020 e-SIDES project we are researching the main societal and ethical challenges emerging from the adoption of big data technologies, promoting the debate with different actors through engagement and communication activities
• We are now running the H2020 Create IoT project to support the uptake of IoT in Europe by creating synergies between IoT-related initiatives