Monthly Archives: November 2013

NEW STUDY REVEALS THAT 35% OF EU JOBS DEPEND ON IPR

According to a new study compiled jointly by the European Patent Office in Munich and the Office for the Harmonization of the Internal Market in Alicante, 39% of all European economic activity, worth €4.7 trillion, is derived annually from IPR. … Continue reading

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DEAL STRUCK ON COHESION POLICY FOR 2014-2020

After more that a year of negotiations with the Commission and EU ministers, a Parliament committee agreed a deal on 7 November on the EU’s cohesion (or regional) policy for 2014-2020. A budget of just over €325 billion (a reduction … Continue reading

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SUPPORTING INVESTMENT IN KNOWLEDGE CAPITAL, GROWTH AND INNOVATION

is the title of a new report published by the Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD), which examines how knowledge-based capital (KBC) contributes to growth. Today’s firms look beyond R&D to drive innovation. They invest in a wider range … Continue reading

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MIRRIS – MOBILIZING REFORM IN R&D&I IN EU13

TII is a partner in a recently launched FP7 project called MIRRIS (Mobilizing Institutional Reform for Research and Innovation Systems) which is a Coordination and Support Action funded under the FP7 Social Sciences and Humanities programme and implemented by a … Continue reading

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OUTSET PROGRAMME PASSES MILESTONE OF 2,750 JOBS CREATED

YTKO’s flagship Outset programme passed another important milestone in 2013 with the creation of its 2,000th start-up business. In October, it reached an impressive total of 2,750 jobs created. Outset works with hard-to-reach clients in both rural and urban areas in … Continue reading

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NEW EC PROGRAMME FOR EMPLOYMENT AND SOCIAL INNOVATION

The European Commission is expecting to launch a new programme for  Employment and Social Innovation (EaSI) with a proposed budget of €815 million for the 2014-20 period. EaSI will support Member States efforts in the design and implementation of employment and social … Continue reading

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XI SCIENCE-BASED INCUBATION CONFERENCE IN COIMBRA

TII Member Instituto Pedro Nunes (IPN) is hosting the 11th Best Practices in Science Based Incubation Conference from 25 to 27 November in Coimbra, Portugal. Organised by the Technopolicy Network for the past 10 years, the event offers an international … Continue reading

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