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TII LAUNCHES MY COMMERCIALIZATION EXPERT

TII launched its new website earlier this month with its novel star service “My Commercialization Expert” in prominent position. Restyled as the research commercialization hub, the website aims to put the focus on the innovation and commercialization support skills and … Continue reading

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2017 EUROPEAN INNOVATION SCOREBOARD RESULTS OUT

The 2017 European Innovation Scoreboard, published this month, presents a revised measurement framework to bring it into line with evolving policy priorities and to help improve the quality and timeliness of the indicators, to capture new and emerging phenomena, such as … Continue reading

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CHINA ENTERS TOP 25 IN 2017 GLOBAL INNOVATION INDEX

The innovation metrics season continues with the publication of the 2017 Global Innovation Index in which China becomes the first-ever middle income economy to be ranked in the top 25. Switzerland, Sweden, the Netherlands, the US and the UK are the … Continue reading

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FOCUS ON SECURITY AND GREENING THE ECONOMY IN LAST 3 YEARS OF H2020

The priorities for the remaining years of the EU’s Horizon 2020 programme are security, the circular and low-carbon economy, boosting international collaboration and getting the European Innovation Council up and running, according to Robert-Jan Smits, the European Commission director general … Continue reading

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BUSINESS INSIGHT: TALK IS CHEAP

A new business insight provided by Roger La Salle, innovation thought leader and pioneer of “Matrix Thinking”™ Talk is cheap – Talk is easy For anyone seeking business advice and assistance whether in strategy, marketing, advertising, sales or innovation, there … Continue reading

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UNIFIED PATENT COURT TO REMAIN IN LONDON FOR NOW

The EU’s new Unified Patent Court, which is due to start operating early next year, will remain in London inspite of Brexit, although its longer term future will depend on the outcome of the divorce talks. Its role will be … Continue reading

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EVALUATION OF RESPONSE TO FAST TRACK TO INNOVATION PILOT CALL

An assessment of the first year (2015) response to the Fast Track to Innovation pilot call has been published which is for the main part very positive. The authors conclude that the pilot showed an intrinsic value from having successfully … Continue reading

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