Monthly Archives: September 2014

LIST OF H2020 SME INSTRUMENT BENEFICIARIES PUBLISHED

Earlier this month the European Commission published a list of the 155 small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) that will be first to benefit from its new €3 billion SME Instrument. 155 SMEs from 21 countries will each receive €50,000 to finance … Continue reading

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TII PARTNER IN CONSORTIUM TO RUN H2020 SME INSTRUMENT COACHING PLATFORM

TII and 3 members are part of the successful consortium led by Innovayt (DK) which has been selected to implement a  coordination and support action aimed at mobilizing a European  community of business innovation coaches and at establishing an infrastructure … Continue reading

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€80 MILLION IN EU FUNDING AVAILABLE FOR WEB START-UPS

Since the financial crisis, SMEs and start-ups have struggled to obtain funding and since banks are not lending as much as they used to and are more risk-averse, alternative sources are more than welcome. This month 16 accelerator projects launched … Continue reading

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MEMBER STATES PUSHING FOR BUGET CUTS IN 2015 WHICH MAY AFFECT INNOVATION

The need to draft an amending budget for the European Union each year may lead to cuts in spending which contradict the multi-annual budget agreed to cover the period 2014- 2020.  Under the budget heading covering growth and jobs, Member States … Continue reading

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WIPO LAUNCHES PEARL, A FREE MULTILINGUAL TERMINOLOGY DATABASE

The World Intellectual Property Organization (WIPO) has launched a new database providing free access to a wealth of multilingual scientific and technical terminology. Through its web-based portal, WIPO Pearl promotes accurate and consistent use of technical terms derived from patent documents … Continue reading

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FUTURE ENTERPRISE INNOVATION CONTEST

The Digital Business Innovation Community leverages the unprecedented opportunity of the Future Internet to boost entrepreneurship, nurture business creativity and inspire new forms of enterprises. It features a unique technology library with research projects of  potential interest to internet-based enterprises and … Continue reading

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