Monthly Archives: March 2012

CHARLES LEADBEATER (AUTHOR OF WE-THINK) TO GIVE KEYNOTE ADDRESS AT TII CONFERENCE

“The Frugal Innovator” is the title of the keynote address to be given by Charles Leadbeater, innovation thought leader, strategic adviser and writer, at TII’s 2012 conference on 25-27 April in Copenhagen. Charlie will offer a guide to why and how innovators will … Continue reading

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AMERICAN EXPERT CASTS DOUBT OVER EC’S R&D JOBS FORECAST

The European Commission lacks models for calculating efficiency in the use of research funds and predicting how much employment they will create – casting doubt over its forecast of 3.7 million new jobs, a US expert told European MEPs. Invited … Continue reading

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CHANGING THE GAME FOR TECH TRANSFER OFFICES

This is the title of an article published in the January/February 2012 edition of the World Intellectual Property Review written by Daniel Nadis, the CEO and founder of Occams Resources, a Collaboration 2.0 software company providing practical solutions to the academic research enterprise. … Continue reading

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EUROPEAN CREATIVE DISTRICTS

This call for proposals published by DG Enterprise and Industry of the European Commission will support two large-scale demonstrators called “European Creative Districts” that aim to assist traditional industrial regions in their transition from a traditional economy with strong “heritage” value and … Continue reading

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INSPIRING NEW REPORT: OPEN INNOVATION IN SMEs

A team of researchers led by Dr. Wim Vanhaverbeke of the Vlerick Leuven Gent Management School (B) found that open innovation can create new opportunities for all types of SMEs – from start-ups in high-tech markets to players in traditional markets … Continue reading

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EXPERT WORKSHOP ON KNOWLEDGE TRANSFER

On behalf of the European Commission’s General Directorate Research and Innovation, the Knowledge Transfer Study 2010-2012 is conducting a workshop about intellectual property management in knowledge transfer from universities and other public research organisations in the Czech Republic, Slovakia, Hungary … Continue reading

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