The Lisbon Council for Economic Competitiveness and Social Renewal asbl

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Overview

Since 20 September 2021 self-declared 'non-commercial organisations' are no longer required to provide a lobby budget. See above timeline for this registrant's historical lobby budget.

Lobbying Costs

None declared

Financial year: Jan 2022 - Dec 2022

Lobbyists (Full time equivalent)

14.5 Fte (17)

Lobbyists with EP accreditation

0

High-level Commission meetings

20

Lobbying Costs over the years

  • Info

    The Lisbon Council for Economic Competitiveness and Social Renewal asbl   (The Lisbon Council)

    EU Transparency Register

    6766950469-32 First registered on 05 Oct 2008

    Goals / Remit

    The Lisbon Council is a think tank and policy network committed to promoting sustainable economic growth, encouraging human capital development, generating more and better jobs and working towards a prosperous future for Europe and the world. Our collaborative network – made up of top researchers, NGO leaders, business strategists, progressive policy makers, public figures, concerned citizens and leading-edge thinkers – believes in the power of innovation, the spirit of entrepreneurship and the difference that every individual can make. At the heart of our activities are solution-oriented seminars, thought-provoking publications, and distinguished centres of research excellence. The Lisbon Council is incorporated in Belgium as an independent, non-profit and non-partisan association.

    Main EU files targeted

    Digital society, digital sovereignty, artificial intelligence, future of work, innovation, innovation-driven growth, R&D, evidence-based policymaking, economy, jobs, sustainability, fiscal sustainability, education and human capital, energy, environment, startups, SMEs, entrepreneurs, the data economy, the future of Europe

    Address

    Head Office
    rue de la Loi, 155 IPC-Residence Palace
    Brussels 1040
    BELGIUM
    EU Office
    rue de la Loi, 155 IPC-Residence Palace
    Brussels 1040
    BELGIUM

    Website

  • People

    Total lobbyists declared

    17

    Employment timeLobbyists
    100%12
    50%5

    Lobbyists (Full time equivalent)

    14.5

    Lobbyists with EP accreditation

    No lobbyists with EP accreditations

    Complementary Information

    The Lisbon Council for Economic Competitiveness and Social Renewal is an independent, non-partisan, not-for-profit think tank committed to promoting sustainable economic growth, encouraging human capital development, generating more and better jobs and working towards a prosperous future for Europe and the world. The views of its analysts are independent, and may or may not represent the views of other Lisbon Council associates. The Governing Board and General Assembly, which oversee the organisation's activities, are made up of independent think tankers and small business leaders. The organisation has a diversified funding base with support from corporations, foundations and the public sector. As such, it does not represent or seek to represent any individual or interest and does not allocate funds for lobbying.

    Person in charge of EU relations

    Data not provided by Register Secretariat due to GDPR

    Person with legal responsibility

    Data not provided by Register Secretariat due to GDPR

  • Categories

    Category

    Think tanks and research institutions

  • Networking

    Affiliation

    No affiliated memberships.

    Member organisations

    None declared

  • Financial Data

    Interests represented

    Does not represent commercial interests

    Closed financial year

    Jan 2022 - Dec 2022

    Lobbying costs for closed financial year

    Since 20 September 2021 self-declared 'non-commercial organisations' are no longer required to provide a lobby budget. See above timeline for this registrant's historical lobby budget.

    Total organisational budget in closed year

    1,482,646€

    Major funding types in closed year

    Grants, EU funding, Donations

    Major contributions in closed year

    TypeNameAmount
    Contribution Horizon Europe 960,000€
    Contribution Connecting Europe Facility 79,000€
    Grant Horizon Europe 960,000€
    Grant Connecting Europe Facility 79,000€

    Major contributions in current year

    TypeNameAmount
    Grant Horizon Europe 1,647,375€
    Grant Digital Europe Programme 50,000€
    Grant Connecting Europe Facility 69,000€

    Other financial info

    The Lisbon Council is supported by a diversified funding base including project funding, research grants won in open calls for proposals and donations from corporations and foundations. We would like to thank the following for their support and collaboration in 2022 and 2023: Amazon, Apple, Capgemini SE, Digital Europe Programme (DIGITAL), the European Commission, the European Union's Horizon Europe Research Programme, Google, International Data Corporation (IDC), Meta Platforms Inc, Nvidia Corporation, Salesforce.com and Workday. The Lisbon Council is an independent, non-profit, non-partisan association. Support for the Lisbon Council's activities does not constitute endorsement of any statement, view or initiative of the Lisbon Council or any of its associates.

  • EU Structures

    Groups (European Commission)

    none

    Groups (European Parliament)

    N/A

    Communication activities

    None

    Other activities

    The Lisbon Council for Economic Competitiveness and Social Renewal asbl is a Brussels-based think tank and policy network. Established in 2003 in Belgium as a non-profit, non-partisan association, the group is dedicated to making a positive contribution through cutting-edge research and by engaging politicians and the public at large in a constructive exchange about the economic and social challenges of the 21st century.

  • Meetings

    Meetings

    20 meetings found. Download meetings

    The list below only covers meetings held since November 2014 with commissioners, their cabinet members or directors-general at the European Commission; other lobby meetings with lower-level staff may have taken place, but the European Commission doesn't proactively publish information about these meetings. For more information about which commissioner is responsible for which portfolio, check out this link: https://commissioners.ec.europa.eu/index_en All information below comes from European Commission web pages.

    • Date 31 Aug 2023 Location Brussels, Berlaymont
      Subject High-Level working dinner on SOTEU with Think Tanks
      Cabinet Cabinet of President Ursula von der Leyen
      Portfolio President
      Attending
      • Bjoern Seibert (Cabinet member)
      Other Lobbyists
    • Date 19 Jul 2023 Location Lisbon
      Subject Rule of Law
      Cabinet Cabinet of Vice-President Věra Jourová
      Portfolio Values and Transparency
      Attending
      • Alvaro De Elera (Cabinet member)
      Other Lobbyists
    • Date 28 Feb 2023 Location Brussels, Belgium
      Subject Working dinner - EU's agenda in 2023
      Cabinet Cabinet of President Ursula von der Leyen
      Portfolio President
      Attending
      • Bjoern Seibert (Cabinet member)
      Other Lobbyists
    • Date 05 Mar 2022 Location Brussels
      Subject VIP Working Lunch on the Transatlantic Relationship and the U.S.-EU Trade and Technology Council
      Cabinet Cabinet of Executive Vice-President Margrethe Vestager
      Portfolio Europe Fit for Digital Age
      Attending
      • Alejandro Cainzos (Cabinet member)
    • Date 08 Dec 2021 Location Videoconference
      Subject EDAP
      Cabinet Cabinet of Vice-President Věra Jourová
      Portfolio Values and Transparency
      Attending
      • Věra Jourová (Vice-President)
    • Date 14 Oct 2020 Location Online event
      Subject Town Hall Meeting on Democracy in the Digital Age
      Cabinet Cabinet of Vice-President Věra Jourová
      Portfolio Values and Transparency
      Attending
      • Věra Jourová (Vice-President)
    • Date 31 Jan 2020 Location Brussels
      Subject Data for Policy: the Challenge and Opportunity
      DG Regulatory Scrutiny Board
      Attending
      • Veronica Gaffey (the Chair of the Regulatory Scrutiny Board)
    • Date 06 Jun 2019 Location Brussels
      Subject Public Sector Innovation
      Cabinet Cabinet of Commissioner Carlos Moedas
      Portfolio Research, Science and Innovation
      Attending
      • Keith Sequeira (Cabinet member)
    • Date 05 Mar 2019 Location BERL
      Subject Millennials in Politics: New Ideas for the New Economy
      Cabinet Cabinet of Commissioner Marianne Thyssen
      Portfolio Employment, Social Affairs, Skills and Labour Mobility
      Attending
      • Ruth Paserman (Cabinet member)
    • Date 13 Apr 2018 Location Brussels
      Subject Digital4Development
      Cabinet Cabinet of Vice-President Andrus Ansip
      Portfolio Digital Single Market
      Attending
      • Juhan Lepassaar (Cabinet member)
      • Andrus Ansip (Vice-President)
      • Hanna Hinrikus (Cabinet member)
    • Date 12 Apr 2018 Location Brussels
      Subject DSM
      Cabinet Cabinet of Vice-President Andrus Ansip
      Portfolio Digital Single Market
      Attending
      • Hanna Hinrikus (Cabinet member)
      • Juhan Lepassaar (Cabinet member)
    • Date 29 Jun 2017 Location Concert Noble, Rue d'Arlon 82, 1000 Brussels
      Subject The Future of Business Summit
      Cabinet Cabinet of Commissioner Marianne Thyssen
      Portfolio Employment, Social Affairs, Skills and Labour Mobility
      Attending
      • Ruth Paserman (Cabinet member)
    • Date 17 May 2017 Location Brussels
      Subject Digital Government
      Cabinet Cabinet of Vice-President Andrus Ansip
      Portfolio Digital Single Market
      Attending
      • Juhan Lepassaar (Cabinet member)
    • Date 22 Nov 2016 Location Brussels
      Subject App economy
      Cabinet Cabinet of First Vice-President Frans Timmermans
      Portfolio Better Regulation, Interinstitutional Relations, the Rule of Law and the Charter of Fundamental Rights
      Attending
      • Antoine Colombani (Cabinet member)
    • Date 08 Sep 2016 Location Brussels Belgium
      Subject State of the Union 2016
      Cabinet Cabinet of President Jean-Claude Juncker
      Portfolio President
      Attending
      • Clara Martinez Alberola (Cabinet member)
      • Martin Selmayr (Cabinet member)
      Other Lobbyists
    • Date 06 Oct 2015 Location Brussels
      Subject eGovernment, start-ups
      Cabinet Cabinet of Vice-President Andrus Ansip
      Portfolio Digital Single Market
      Attending
      • Maximilian Strotmann (Cabinet member)
    • Date 11 Sep 2015 Location Brussels
      Subject Startups
      Cabinet Cabinet of Vice-President Andrus Ansip
      Portfolio Digital Single Market
      Attending
      • Maximilian Strotmann (Cabinet member)
      Other Lobbyists
    • Date 19 Mar 2015 Location Brussels
      Subject Digital Single Market, copyright
      Cabinet Cabinet of Vice-President Andrus Ansip
      Portfolio Digital Single Market
      Attending
      • Maximilian Strotmann (Cabinet member)
      • Stig Joergen Gren (Cabinet member)
      • Andrus Ansip (Vice-President)
    • Date 05 Mar 2015 Location Brussels - EC premises
      Subject Digital Single Market
      Cabinet Cabinet of Vice-President Andrus Ansip
      Portfolio Digital Single Market
      Attending
      • Juhan Lepassaar (Cabinet member)
      • Maximilian Strotmann (Cabinet member)
    • Date 09 Dec 2014 Location Brussels
      Subject Presentation of the activities of the Lisbon Council
      Cabinet Cabinet of Commissioner Carlos Moedas
      Portfolio Research, Science and Innovation
      Attending
      • Carlos Moedas (Commissioner)
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