Monthly Archives: February 2012

INNOVATION PERFORMANCE IN EU STEADY, BUT SWITZERLAND STILL LEADS THE WAY

The European Commision, in collaboration with MERIT (NL), published the second edition of the Innovation Union Scoreboard (IUS) at the beginning of February. The IUS replaces the previous European Innovation Scoreboard (EIS), which was published from 2001 to 2009. It helps … Continue reading

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META GROUP WINS ESIC2 TENDER

In May 2011, TII member META Group based in Terni Italy submitted an offer for services in response to a tender issued by the European Commission to assist with the exploitation of research results under the thematic priority of Nanosciences, … Continue reading

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TAKE IT UP AT THE TII 2012 CONFERENCE

As part of the TII  2012 conference, the TAKE IT UP project (promotion pillar of the Europe INNOVA initiative promoting novel innovation tools and services) will be debating a Copenhagen Declaration which proposes general guidelines for public support to help SMEs … Continue reading

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REVIEW OF KNOWLEDGE TRANSFER CASE STUDIES

Knowledge Transfer practitioners will be interested in accessing a review of technology and knowledge transfer case studies published by The Gatsby Charitable Foundation http://www.sqw.co.uk/file_download/383 The Gatsby Charitable Foundation is the personal bequest of Lord (David) Sainsbury, the UK’s Science Minister under … Continue reading

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GOOGLE SEEKS TO ENABLE THE UPTAKE OF TECHNOLOGICAL INNOVATIONS

With its new forum Solve for X, Google has launched its own on-line exchange to harness radical technology ideas for the purpose of solving global problems. It is intended to encourage and amplify technology-based moonshot thinking and teamwork which could ultimately … Continue reading

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