Welcome to the website of the framework contracts Sector Competitiveness Studies and Industrial Competitiveness and Market Performance

During 2012 – 2016, the ECSIP consortium (European Competitiveness and Sustainable Industrial Policy Consortium) will be compiling assignments within the framework contract “Industrial Competitiveness and Market Performance”. ECSIP is comprised of Ecorys Nederland B.V. (lead company), Cambridge Econometrics, Danish Technology Institute, CESifo and IDEA Consult. EuroMonitor International and wiiw further complement the expertise of ECSIP. Within this website, the output of both framework contracts will be combined with the objective of opening up the publically available research results to a wider audience.


During 2007 – 2011, a consortium consisting of ECORYS Nederland B.V. (lead company), Cambridge Econometrics, Danish Technology Institute, CESifo and IDEA Consult was successfully bidding for studies under the Framework Contract — Sector Competitiveness Studies. The contract was commissioned by the European Commission, DG Enterprise & Industry. Under this FWC Sector Competitiveness Studies, over 30 specific sector studies have been carried out, aiming to provide an in-depth understanding of the driving factors for competitiveness in a sector. This knowledge aids with effective public policy.

Please feel invited to take a tour on the website and the studies that have been published.
Yours sincerely,
The ECSIP Management Unit