Good examples of valorisation

Every update we include several good practices on valorisation at the EUR. This edition, we highlight examples from the Faculty of Social Sciences and from the Erasmus School of Accounting & Insurance (ESAA). Click 'read more' below!

GovernEUR: GovernEUR is the youngest incubator activity within ERBS. A starting business activity coming from FSW, GovernEUR shows that commercial valorisation from social sciences is possible. GovernEUR offers interventions in public policy to improve the governing capacity of organisations and governments.

eBRIDGES: Erasmus School of Accounting & Assurance (ESAA) uses the centre of expertise eBRIDGES to combine the research into behavioural economics at the Erasmus School of Economics with 'behavioral entrapments' in complex ICT projects at the Dutch government, and looks into possibilities to use 'nudging' to ensure adaptive behaviour in an early phase. Read more on

Policy advice: Responding to various concerns over the posisiotn of the middle class in the Netherlands, sociologists from the Faculty of Social Sciences at the EUR have contributed to a report from the Scientific Council for Government Policy (WRR) on the position of the middle class in the Netherlands. The report will be presented on July 6 in Amsterdam. More information (in Dutch) at