Their key services include Policy evaluation and impact assessment, including the development of methodological guidelines and tools for impacts assessment, counterfactual analysis for ex post evaluations, and theory-based impact assessment. Applied research and studies, based on solid theoretical background, collection of hard data and application of robust data analysis methods, and training, consensus building and foresight analysis to develop joint visions for the future in close collaboration with their clients, they apply tailor-made foresight analysis methods, such as scenarios, Delphi surveys, expert panels, and roadmapping.


  • Leader of WP 5 (Place-based Policy Actions)
  • VA will also be involved in WP1 and 7