Monthly Archives: April 2014

PREPARING FOR COSME 2014-2020: TII PROJECT LAB LAUNCHES DEDICATED INFO SERVICE!

The first call under COSME (Programme for the Competitiveness of Enterprises and SMEs) will close at the beginning of June (set up/renewal of the Enterprise Europe Network). In the upcoming months the programme will fully become fully operational with new … Continue reading

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PHYSICIST STUART PARKIN WINS 2014 MILLENNIUM TECHNOLOGY PRIZE FOR OPENING BIG DATA ERA

On 7 April the Technology Academy Finland (TAF) declared Prof. Stuart Parkin, IBM Fellow and consulting professor at Stanford University, winner of the 2014 Millennium Technology Prize, the prominent award for technological innovation. The winner, who follows in the footsteps … Continue reading

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TOP TECH START-UP COMPETITION LAUNCHED

This year’s Tech All Stars competition, supported by the European Commission, will be awarding Europe’s best start-ups. The first stop of Tech All Stars will be London on 10 and 11 June 2014, where the top 12 selected European start-ups … Continue reading

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MIRRIS: FIRST ROUND OF POLICY DIALOGUES GETS UNDER WAY

Poland was the first of the EU13 countries to host a policy dialogue at the end of March with key national stakeholders on the bottlenecks and challenges of widening participation under the EU framework programmes, notably with a view to … Continue reading

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CALL FOR CHAPTERS: PROMOTING FIRM GROWTH THROUGH ENTREPRENEURIAL MANAGEMENT STRATEGIES

João Leitão and Dina Pereira of TII member University of Beira Interior, Portugal have launched a call for chapters for a forthcoming book on “Promoting Firm Growth through Entrepreneurial Management Strategies” to be published by IGI Global (formerly Idea Group Inc.). … Continue reading

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UPCOMING EVENT: “STANDARDS – YOUR INNOVATION BRIDGE”, BRUSSELS, 30 OCTOBER 2014

Standardization is recognized as a bridge between research, innovation, and the market, and as a pivotal means for boosting competitiveness of EU countries. Standards are an important ingredient for developing solutions and ensure wider outreach of research results, thus also … Continue reading

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TWO NEW CALLS FROM DG ENVIRONMENT

Two new tenders have just been published by DG Environment with deadlines at the beginning of June. Measuring Eco-innovation uptake and circular economy transition – deadline 4 June 2014; budget €250.000-300.000 The tender aims to select a contractor for the … Continue reading

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