The European Network of Policy Incubators
is a non-partisan platform for scientific and policy research.
Its mission is to analyze post-sovereign entities in governing transitions, fragility and resilience as main concepts towards the achievement of planetary sustainable development.
- Research as a mean towards achieving societal welfare.
- Globalization as the main engine behind ecological sustainability.
- Technocratic responses to neo-capitalism as a mean to a just end.
- Democracy as an inclusive platform for policy-making.
- Foreign policy as the sum of aspirations in the sphere of economics, the environment, security and development.
- Disseminates science-policy oriented analyses.
- Drafts positions and analyses of legislative and political initiatives.
- Disseminates academic research to policy makers.
- Conceptualizes policy interventions.
- Organizes events and manages project consortia.
- and promotes them through media.
- Provides capacity building to organizations.
- Conceptualizes large-scale policy missions.
The #Sustainability Project provides an ecological sustainability response to the preponderance of neoliberal economics and deregulation that have brought numerous forms of injustice and disparity to the current neoliberal trading system. In particular, assesses in how far the Circularity and other low-carbon models can provide an answer to structuring globalization in a world, where states and post-sovereign entities compete to globalize themselves. Additionally, it ponders over the desired and unintended non-trade consequences of economic adaptation.
Project #Sustainability, Policy Paper §2: The Four Concentric Cycles of a Circular Economy
Project #Sustainability, Policy Paper §4: Supranational Hybrid Materialism: Two Strategies for Own Resources of the European Union after 2020.
Project #Sustainability, Policy Paper §6: Matching EU‘s Circular Economy Missions with Circular City Networks
Project #Sustainability, Policy Paper §7: Circular Solutions to Telecoupled Externalities of EU’s Green Economy Transition
Project #Sustainability, Policy Paper §8: Circular Economy Missions
Project #Sustainability, Opinion §1: Critical Assessment of Sustainability
The #Governance project ponders over the future of the European construct, both in terms of its governance structures and interface mechanisms, as well as on the particular effects and externalities of policy-making domestically and internationally. Its vital subject focus is the optimization and the legitimization of the European institutional ecosystem. It consists of a series of policy briefs that propose particular solutions and policy papers that are putting forward a set of recommendations.
Project #Governance, Project Policy Brief §2: Towards pan-European Liquid Democracy?
Project #Governance, Policy Paper §1: Brexit. Effects on Continental Europe and the Bulgarian Presidency of the Council of the European Union.
Project #Governance, Policy Brief §1: The End of „Democracy“ as Core of the „New Deal“ for Europe.
Project #Governance, Publication §1: Historical Constructivism and the Bulgarian Council of EU Presidency: Policy Externalization towards the Eastern Partnership
Project #Governance, Policy Toolbox §1: Methodology of the ad-hoc Think-Tank deployment
Project #Governance, Publication §4: Issues within the the Transatlantic Trade and Investment Partnership and the European Neighbourhood Policy
The #Regionalism project explores geo-spatial and regional integration multipolarity in today’s world. The series of articles within it investigate the particular role of regionalism as a post-sovereign response to the externalities of globalization. It investigates LAC, EEU, ASEAN, SAARC, AU/ACP and their governance of key issues related to natural capital, good governance and sustainable trade.
Project #Regionalism, Policy Brief §3: The G20 Summit Between Self-globalizing States and Military Buildup.
Project #Regionalism, Policy Paper §3: Economic Consequences of the Western Protectionist Emancipation.
Project #Regionalism, Publication §3: EU Foreign Policy – Ground Evidence from MENA
Project #Regionalism, Policy Paper §5: Sofia’s Council of EU and China 16+1 Summit Presidencies – Pathway to a Resilient Neighbourhood?