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Economy and Competitiveness: Ecorys offers support in all stages of the policy cycle. The fields in which Ecorys has ample expertise vary from innovation, competitiveness and competition policy to industry and trade, public finance management and the economics of water and energy management. Our knowledge areas include:

  • eGovernment
  • Water and environment
  • Innovation science and technology policy
  • Information and communication technologies
  • Macro and sector policies
  • Energy and climate change 

Regions, Cities and Real Estate: Ecorys support clients deal with problems in all aspects of the policy cycle, from problem definition to the development of vision and strategy and specifying results. Our solutions are based on our broad experience and thorough research. In executing our projects, we collaborate closely with our clients and other relevant parties in the region. Within the sector of Regions, Cities and Real Estate, Ecorys is very active in the fields of:

  • Regeneration & Economic Development
  • Real estate and housing
  • Regional and urban development 

Transport, Mobility and Infrastructure: Ecorys offers the knowledge and the means for well-founded decisions with respect to transport, infrastructure, logistics and network sectors. We enable professional assessment of policy options and strategic business plans based on substantive inputs. Our research, advice and process management/support provide you with the desired support in every step of the decision making process, in the following areas of work:

  • Ports and maritime transport
  • Transport of goods
  • Inland shipping
  • Passenger transport and mobility
  • Aviation and space
  • Infrastructure
  • Transport system safety and security
  • Urban mobility and parking management
  • Intelligent Transport Systems

Social policy and Governance: Ecorys has a long tradition of employment research and consultancy and has played an important role in shaping, communicating and implementing policy developments to various clients at European level. Our employment research encompasses everything from policy conception to communicating 'what works'. We appreciate the importance of partnership working and gaining public, private and voluntary sector involvement and as such are continually developing our tools to support these challenges. We work in the following fields:

  • Crime and Justice
  • Health
  • Equality and diversity
  • Social policy, labour and learning