Monthly Archives: June 2015

EUROPE’S INNOVATION PERFORMANCE IN IMPASSE IN THE LAST YEAR, SAYS 2015 INNOVATION UNION SCOREBOARD

The impact of the economic crisis has become visible for several Member States which showed a decreasing innovation performance compared to last year, although some of the less innovative countries continued to show an improved innovation performance. The 2015 edition … Continue reading

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HORIZON 2020’S NEXT WAVE: 2016-2017 WORK PROGRAMMES EXPECTED IN THIRD QUARTER!

Only a few weeks to go to the release of the official Horizon 2020 work programmes for the period 2016-2017. A first info day on the Horizon 2020 work programme 2016-2017 ‘Secure, Clean and Efficient Energy’ is being organized in … Continue reading

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BRUNO WOERAN TAKES HIS FIRST STEPS AS NEW TII PRESIDENT

Bruno Woeran (Austria), right in picture, took over from Joachim Hafkesbrink (Germany) as TII’s President for the next two years at this year’s Annual General Meeting on 19 May in Singapore.  Members attending the AGM also voted to reduce the … Continue reading

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TIPS FROM SME INSTRUMENT EVALUATORS

Enterprise Europe Network Scotland has just released 4 video interviews of evaluators of the Horizon 2020 SME Instrument providing useful hints for preparing a successful application. Get some insider tips from what Judith, Gerhard, Fabrizio and Jordi say by watching … Continue reading

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HOW TO BOOST TECHNOLOGY TRANSFER PROCESSES IN EPC: FOCUS ON GEORGIA

TII organised a policy debate within the EU funded project SECURE-R2I on 2 June 2015 in Tbilisi with the participation of key innovation stakeholders from Georgia, members of the EU delegation in Tbilisi and a number of visiting European innovation … Continue reading

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OECD INNOVATION STRATEGY 2015: AN AGENDA FOR POLICY

New sources of growth are urgently needed to help the world move to a stronger, more inclusive and sustainable growth path following the financial crisis, states OECD. Innovation can be a critical part of the solution and governments should play … Continue reading

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SOUL-FI ROUND A APPLICANTS: A STATISTICAL SNAPSHOP

Another 51 companies were selected after the second Round A Open Call cut-off date on 31 March 2015 to receive €10 000 in support to develop their business plan for a new Future Internet app or service relating to smart, … Continue reading

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