Monthly Archives: February 2013

SINGLE EUROPEAN PATENT FORMALLY ADOPTED

On 19 February, after one of the longest negotiations in the EU’s history (40 years), 24 member states signed the last agreement in the “patent package” (for establishing the Unified Patent Court) which ushers in the single European patent. Only … Continue reading

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EXPERTS FOR HORIZON 2020 ADVISORY GROUPS: CALL FOR EXPRESSIONS OF INTEREST

You still have until 6 March at 17.00 to submit your EoI to advise the European Commission on the content of the first work programmes to be prepared under the new Horizon 2020 framework programme. The European Commission has widened … Continue reading

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KNOWLEDGE TRANSFER FROM PUBLIC RESEARCH ORGANISATIONS

The European Parliament’s Science and Technology Options Assessment unit (STOA) recently commissioned a study on the role of Knowledge Transfer Offices within Public Research Organisations in the field of knowledge transfer. The study describes knowledge transfer from European universities and institutes … Continue reading

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MISSIONS FOR GROWTH

In an effort to help EU businesses access emerging markets in Africa, Latin America and Asia, the European Commission is organising missions to a number of countries with fast-growing economies. Accompanied by up to 50 representatives of European companies and … Continue reading

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BALTIC DYNAMICS 2013 IN RIGA

The 2013 edition of the Baltic Dynamics conference will be held in Riga, Latvia from 11 to 13 September on the theme of “Competence Building for Smart Growth: Challenges and Opportunities”.  Now in its 18th year and rotating annually between … Continue reading

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6th ISPIM INNOVATION SYMPOSIUM, MELBOURNE

The International Society for Professional Innovation Management (ISPIM) is holiding its 6th Innovation Symposium from 8 to 11 December 2013 in Melbourne, Australia. As the global financial crisis continues to frustrate economic growth, many governments are looking to the Asia-Pacific … Continue reading

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JOIN US AT TII 2013 IN BEIJING – THE GLOBALIZATION OF TECHNOLOGY

The call for contributions for TII’s annual conference is open until 15 February. More information on the eligible topics and application procedure are available on the TII website at http://www.tii.org We are pleased to accounce the confirmation of 4 first … Continue reading

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