Monthly Archives: January 2012

STATE OF THE INNOVATION UNION

The European Commission has published a report on the progress made so far under its Innovation Union flagship initiative, which intends to ensure that innovative ideas are translated into new goods and services which create growth and jobs. Most of … Continue reading

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MAJOR NEW REPORT ON UNIVERSITY-BUSINESS COOPERATION

The Science-to-Business Marketing Research Centre in Münster, Germany (S2BMRC) has just published the findings of a major study on University-Business Cooperation (UBC) in Europe. Commissioned by DG Education and Culture of the  European Commission,  the study investigated different forms of … Continue reading

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GE INNOVATION BAROMETER: EUROPEANS MOST INNOVATIVE – BUT DOWNBEAT

European countries retain the best reputation amongst their global rivals as champions of innovation, according to the recently published GE Innovation Barometer 2012. It found that four of the five European countries included in the survey of 22 nations were … Continue reading

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CALL FOR CONTRIBUTIONS OPEN FOR TII 2012 CONFERENCE

TII’s 2012 conference will be hosted by Aalborg University in the Danish capital Copenhagen from 25 to 27 April. The conference is also organised in collaboration with ProTon Europe as a first step to enhanced cooperation between the two associations. To … Continue reading

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TII FEATURED IN JANUARY ISSUE OF GLOBAL BUSINESS MAGAZINE

TII was featured in a 2-page article as part of a special section on Technology Transfer in the January  2012 issue of the Global Business Magazine. Written by Dr. Costas Y. Konis, TII Board member for Cyprus, the article presents … Continue reading

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FRONT END OF INNOVATION 2012

The Front End of Innovation EMEA takes place from 27 to 29 February 2012 in Zürich. The 2012 event is focused on Reprioritizing in the Face of Complexity. Now in its 6th year, FEI EMEA continues to connect hundreds of … Continue reading

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PUBLIC CONSULTATION ON RULES FOR ASSESSING LICENSING AGREEMENTS FOR TT

The European Commission is inviting feedback from the business and innovation community on their experience of the rules governing the assessment of licensing agreements for the transfer of technology under EU competition law.  The consultation period is open until 3 … Continue reading

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