Monthly Archives: February 2018

EU REPORT: “WE ARE AT A TIPPING POINT” IN TECHNOLOGICAL DEVELOPMENT

“We are at a tipping point” in technological development, was a phrase used by Carlos Moedas, Commissioner for Research, Innovation and Science, at a Brussels conference on 20 February which offered a public platform to launch the conclusions of a … Continue reading

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FP9 SCIENCE-BASED MISSIONS TAKE SHAPE

This month the European Commission made public information on how it intends to scope and select the research missions that will form the new ambitious approach to innovation in Framework Programme 9. According to Mariana Mazzucato, Director of University College … Continue reading

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MORE TOP JOBS FOR WOMEN IN EC JOBS RESHUFFLE

The European Commission annnounced the replacement of its Directors General for Research and Innovation, Climate Action, Education and Employment, as part of a major job reshuffle at the top of the administration with 10 posts changing hands.  EU President Jean … Continue reading

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EC AWARDS €1 MILLION BIRTH DAY PRIZE

On 13 February 2018, Carlos Moedas, EU Commissioner for Research, Science and Innovation, Mark Suzman, Chief Strategy Officer and President, Global Policy & Advocacy, for the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation, and Clarisse Lhoste, Managing Director, MSD Belgium and Luxembourg, … Continue reading

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SOCIAL CHALLENGES INNOVATION PLATFORM – RESULTS OF 1ST CALL AND 2ND CALL LAUNCHED

SocialChallenges.eu has awarded a total of € 1 230 000 in funding to 44 projects submitted in response to challenges launched by 15 cities around Europe as part of the first call. The selection was carried out by a jury … Continue reading

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ACCELERATOR SUMMIT & CHINA MISSION, 16-17 APRIL IN SHENZHEN

TII China Chapter host, Coway International TechTrans Co., Ltd., is organising a joint event with China Resources (Holdings) Co., Ltd. (“CR”) and Open Worldwide Innovation Network, Inc. (“OWIN”) this coming 16 and 17 April in Shenzhen. With a specific focus on healthcare … Continue reading

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CALL FOR APPLICANTS – ENRICH IN USA EAST COAST INNOVATION TOUR

The ENRICH in USA initiative has just launched a call for applicants to take part in an Innovation Tour (IT) to the Greater Boston and Greater New York areas from 10 to 15 June 2018. The pilot is open to … Continue reading

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