Monthly Archives: January 2017

EIC – MOEDAS SELECTS STAR-STUDDED TEAM TO ADVISE HIM

The European Commission has announced the names of the 15 innovators and investors who will form a High Level Group to advise Commissioner Carlos Moedas and his colleagues on the formation of the new European Innovation Council. The Commission recently … Continue reading

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JOIN US AT THE TII INNOVATION DIALOGUE IN VAASA ON 23-24 MARCH 2017

TII’s new-look annual meeting features a series of open and frank exchanges among technology transfer and research commercialization experts from around the world on the current challenges of bringing new innovations to market.  Whether you call it technology transfer, research … Continue reading

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OBAMA’S LEGACY IN SCIENCE, TECHNOLOGY AND INNOVATION

Assessing the legacy of Barack Obama will be easier in a few decades when we can see the long-term consequences of his presidential decisions and initiatives. An immediate analysis of his science and technology policies, however, reveals significant accomplishments in … Continue reading

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RESEARCH STRATEGIES: THE NEXT FRAMEWORK PROGRAMME

In October 2016, the Science|Network of universities, companies and innovation organisations gathered in Brussels to debate the future of EU R&D programmes. The result was a profusion of ideas, recommendations and warnings for the future of EU research and innovation. … Continue reading

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SPACE CREATIVITY CENTRE – THE NEW COMMERCIALIZATION BUZZ

TII member Creaction International, with offices in Luxembourg and at the ESA Redu Station in the Belgian Ardennes, has launched a new session of its Space Creativity Centre, which offers innovators a full immersion experience over 3 days (14-16 March … Continue reading

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A SUCCESSFUL MARKETPLACE FOR BUSINESS TRANSFERS

Every year, around 450 000 companies and over two million employees are transferred to new owners across Europe. However, up to one-third of these transfers may not be successful, ending up in the loss each year of some 150 000 … Continue reading

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BUSINESS INSIGHT- TOO CLOSE TO SEE?

A new business insight provided by Roger La Salle, innovation thought leader and pioneer of “Matrix Thinking”™, who was our luminary speaker at the TII 2016 conference in Barcelona.  Too Close to See? But it’s obvious! I have a saying: “The … Continue reading

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