Monthly Archives: February 2016

COMMISSIONER MOEDAS LAUNCHES CALL FOR IDEAS FOR EUROPEAN INNOVATION COUNCIL

Commissioner Moedas launched a Call for Ideas for a new European Innovation Council at the Science|Business Annual Conference in Brussels earlier this month. He said that “Europe has excellent science, but we lack disruptive market-creating innovation. This is what is … Continue reading

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H2020 SME INNOVATION ASSOCIATE PROGRAMME LAUNCHED

The European Union is funding the salary and related costs of 90 post-doctoral researchers as part of a pilot action to help European SMEs and start-ups take advantage of the world’s best talent for developing their innovative business.Innovation in SMEs … Continue reading

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FIRST ASSESSMENT OF HORIZON 2020 PUBLISHED

In January, the European Parliament´s Directorate for Budgetary Affairs published a study which assesses the first two years of the Horizon 2020 programme. It takes into account the initial frontloading of the programme, as well as the evolution and the new … Continue reading

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TIPS FOR IMPROVING EUROSTARS APPLICATIONS

The Eurostars Programme is a joint programme between EUREKA and the European Commission specifically dedicated to research-performing SMEs. Eurostars stimulates them to lead international collaborative research and innovation projects by easing access to support and funding. Of the 333 applications submitted recently … Continue reading

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REGIOSTARS AWARDS 2016 – APPLICATION OPEN!

Until 15 April 2016, regions can submit their applications online for the RegioStars Awards, which honour each year Europe’s most inspiring and innovating projects supported by Cohesion Policy funds. This year the jury will select an EU-funded project in each of the following … Continue reading

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RESULTS OF FIRST INTERREG EUROPE CALL PUBLISHED

The Interreg Europe monitoring committee has conditionally approved 64 projects out of 261 applications received in the first call for proposals. You can have a look at the projects approved in the first call for proposals or  download a list of them at http://www.interregeurope.eu/news-and-events/news/39/first-call-projects-approved/

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BRUNO WOERAN AT HUAWEI EUROPEAN ACADEMIC SALON

TII President Bruno Woeran attended the Huawei European Academic Salon “Innovation and the Future” on 12 February in London where collaborative and open innovation featured high on the agenda. Bruno is pictured (right) with Professor Xiaolan Fu, Founding Director of the … Continue reading

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