Monthly Archives: August 2015

TIPS ON HOW TO WRITE A PLAN FOR THE EXPLOITATION AND DISSEMINATION OF RESULTS

The IPR Helpdesk has recently published a factsheet to support H2020 participants for developing the Plan for the Exploitation and Dissemination of Results (PEDR) asked by H2020 funding programmes. The Plan for the Exploitation and Dissemination of Results is a document … Continue reading

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NEWS FROM EASME / H2020 SME INSTRUMENT

142 SMEs from 23 countries have been selected in the latest round of Horizon 2020 SME Instrument Phase 1. For each project, the participants will receive €50,000 to finance feasibility studies. They can also request up to three days of … Continue reading

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SMART CITIES FUTURE INTERNET APPS & SERVICES: 30 SEPT IS FINAL DATE FOR APPLICATIONS

The  SOUL-FI technology business accelerator is still accepting applications for Round B funding until 30 September 2015. The scheme, which is financed by the European Commission under FP7, has already awarded grants to 100 web developers/SMEs (to write a business … Continue reading

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FAST TRACK TO INNOVATION (FTI) FUNDS FIRST 16 PROJECTS

The European Commission is awarding €36 million to bring innovative ideas to market quicker. 16 innovative projects, involving partners from 19 countries, will receive up to €3 million each under the first round of the Fast Track to Innovation (FTI) … Continue reading

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BUSINESS START-UP RATES ON THE RISE IN OECD

Business start-up rates in OECD countries have generally risen since the crisis, but they remain below pre-2008 levels in many euro area economies says the OECD’s 2015 Entrepreneurship at a Glance report. The report says young enterprises are important conduits to higher … Continue reading

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EXTERNAL DIMENSIONS OF SMART SPECIALISATIONs: OPPORTUNITIES AND CHALLENGES FOR TRANS-REGIONAL AND TRANSNATIONAL COOPERATION IN EU-13

A newly published S3 paper by the JRC/IPTS explores trans-regional and transnational collaboration in the context of smart specialisation in regions with less developed research, development and innovation (R&D&I) systems. Specifically, the paper addresses the following questions: What is the … Continue reading

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CALL FOR PAPERS OPEN FOR ISPIM INNOVATION SUMMIT

The 2015 ISPIM Innovation Summit: Changing the Innovation Landscape takes place in Brisbane, Australia from 6-9 December 2015. Organised by ISPIM, and hosted by Queensland University of Technology, this event is for innovation researchers, industry executives, thought leaders and policy … Continue reading

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