APRAN (2016 – 2020)

APRAN (2016 – 2020)

internal Knowledge Hub, decision-making tool

Lead organization:
European Commission / European External Action Service EEAS


funded by:
EU Foreign Policy Instrument FPI

This Knowledge Hub on key Asia-Pacific issues and trends was exclusively created for decision-makers at the European Commission’s European External Action Service; and commissioned by the Foreign Policy Instrument FPI.

Key Features

  • knowledge space for curated studies, analyses, imported news, etc.
  • editorial tool and work-flows for internal content production: commissioned studies written by team of experts
  • modular, highly visual landing page, to be easily adapted
  • personalized reading lists and newsletters, according to individual user preferences
  • editorial reading lists and newsletters, created by Hub team
  • map with hotspots in Asia-Pacific and related dossiers written by team of experts
  • Expert Directory of global academics, partners and institutions
  • Calendar with internal and external dates
  • overall connected data structure: highly flexible and expandable data architecture

Key Services

  • content strategy consulting, concept development
  • instant prototyping, software implementation
  • design and design implementation
  • project management, agile
  • site hosting and maintenance
  • ongoing user and tech support
  • migration from Drupal 7 to Drupal 8, incl. consolidation of contents and features