Monthly Archives: July 2012

SWITZERLAND, SWEDEN AND SINGAPORE ARE TOP 3 IN GLOBAL INNOVATION INDEX 2012

Co-published by the French graduate business school INSEAD and the World Intellectual Property Organization (WIPO), the 5th edition of The Global Innovation Index (GII) recognizes the key role that innovation plays as a driver of economic growth and prosperity. It also acknowledges the need … Continue reading

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ESA PUBLISHES TENDER FOR A CRITICAL ASSESSMENT OF ITS PATENT PORTFOLIO

Published by the Technology Transfer and Promotion Office (TTPO) of ESA, the objective of the work is to perform a critical assessment of the ESA patent portfolio for commercialization of the portfolio outside the space sector and thereby help the … Continue reading

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TECHNOLOGY TRANSFER SUMMER SCHOOL – BOOK YOUR PLACE NOW

TII’s unique skills development course for the technology transfer and innovation support professions will take place this September from 10th to 14th in the Polish city of Cracow. The programme line-up at our 2012 summer school consists of 5 self-contained … Continue reading

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RECENT TENDERS FROM DG ENTERPRISE AND INDUSTRY

Regional Innovation Monitor 2013-2014 – RIM plus The European Commission wishes to conclude a service contract for the regional innovation monitor 2013–2014 called RIM Plus with the aim to provide facts and data as well as a policy learning platform … Continue reading

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FROM TECHNOLOGY TRANSFER TO KNOWLEDGE EXCHANGE: PROTON EUROPE CONVENTION

ProTon Europe’s annual convention will take place in Liège, Belgium from 19 to 21 September on the theme of  “From Technology Transfer to Knowledge Exchange: a key role for KTOs in the Horizon 2020 agenda”.  The programme will focus on … Continue reading

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MAKING INDUSTRY-UNIVERSITY PARTNERSHIPS WORK

According to a study published by the Science/Business Innovation Board, a not-for-profit association created to improve the climate for innovation in Europe, long-term strategic partnerships between universities and industry that run for 5 to 10 years are the most productive … Continue reading

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PUBLIC CONSULTATION ON DEMAND-SIDE POLICIES TO SPUR EUROPEAN INDUSTRIAL INNOVATIONS IN A GLOBAL MARKET

As Europe (at EU, Member State and regional levels) now has some initial experience in demand-side policies and the political and economic priorities are clear, the leverage potential of using these policies increases and more sectors could benefit from them. … Continue reading

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