Monthly Archives: May 2019

EUROPEAN ELECTION RESULTS IMPLY GOOD AND BAD NEWS FOR HORIZON EUROPE

The results of the recent European elections could potentially imply both good and bad news for the forthcoming Horizon Europe research and innovation programme. The question on many researchers and administrators’ lips is: Will it mean more or less money … Continue reading

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CALL FOR EXPERTS TO JOIN “MISSION BOARDS” FOR HORIZON EUROPE

The European Commission has launched a call for experts to join ‘Mission Boards’, which will advise the Commission for the identification and implementation of missions in the next EU research and innovation programme, Horizon Europe. These missions will be high-ambition, … Continue reading

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WINNERS OF 2019 EU PRIZE FOR WOMEN INNOVATORS ANNOUNCED

The Commissioner for Research, Science and Innovation Carlos Moedas announced the four winners of the 2019 EU Prize for Women Innovators on 16 May at the VivaTech conference in Paris. The winners are: Irina Borodina (Lithuania), co-founder and CTO of … Continue reading

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TAKE PART IN THE POPULAR VOTE FOR THE EUROPEAN INVENTOR OF THE YEAR

The European Patent Office (EPO) has announced the 15 finalists who have been nominated for the European Inventor Award 2019. The Award, now in its 14th year, celebrates the genius and creativity of inventors and inventor teams for their contributions … Continue reading

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261 PROPOSALS IN RESPONSE TO LAST FTI CALL

The European Commission received 261 proposals in response to the latest Fast Track to Innovation (FTI) call which closed on 25 May 2019. The results of the call will be known in the autumn. FTI promotes close-to-the market innovation activities … Continue reading

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BUSINESS INSIGHT: INNOVATION – INVENTION – COLLABORATION – PART 2

A new business insight provided by Roger La Salle, innovation thought leader and pioneer of “Matrix Thinking”™ Part 2 of a 2-part article Knowhow born of experience Young children are often very good at seeing what to them appears obvious, … Continue reading

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INNOV8RS PUBLISH RESULTS OF FIRST EVER INNOVATOR PROFILE STUDY

In 2018, the corporate innovators’ community Innov8rs, in partnership with FourSight, embarked on the first global research project to better understand who corporate innovators are from a cognitive perspective. Specifically, the goal of the study was to reveal the thinking … Continue reading

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