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SME INSTRUMENT: NEW RULES AND PERSPECTIVES FOR 2018-2020

The SME Instrument funding scheme, which has raised huge interest among innovative SMEs across Europe, will undergo significant changes in the 2018-2020 period. Compared with previous work programmes, the scheme will benefit from a larger budget over the next 3-year period without … Continue reading

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EARTO RECOMMENDS TESTING BENEFITS OF LUMP SUM PAYMENTS IN FP9

The European Association of Research and Technology Organisations with 350 members in over 20 countries has recommended that the European Commission run a number of trials of the lump sum payment system before changing the payment rules under Framework Programme 9. … Continue reading

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UK GOVERNMENT GUARANTEES TO UNDERWRITE HORIZON 2020 FUNDING

The UK’s Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy has issued a statement which guarantees funding for UK participants in Horizon 2020 projects also in cases where the project application is submitted before the UK exits the EU and is … Continue reading

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9TH EUROPEAN INNOVATION SUMMIT WEEK

The 9th European Innovation Summit will take place during the week 27.11 – 1.12 2017 in and around the European Parliament in Brussels in the context of the first ever European Innovation Week. 2017 is an important year for the future of innovation in Europe … Continue reading

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US OPPORTUNITIES FOR EU RESEARCHERS AND FIRMS

NearUS is an initiative funded under Horizon2020 for the purpose of increasing European and US research and innovation collaborations while strengthening the position of Europe as the world´s leading partner in science, technology and innovation. Its overarching aim is to … Continue reading

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BUSINESS INSIGHT: THE OUTRIGGER MODEL REVISITED

A new business insight provided by Roger La Salle, innovation thought leader and pioneer of “Matrix Thinking”™ Being bold has risks In our blog about a year ago we referred to the “outrigger model”. This is where a company with … Continue reading

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NEW INNOVATIVE TRAINING NETWORKS CALL LAUNCHED

A new Marie Curie Innovative Training Networks call with a budget of €375 million was published on 12 October with a closing date of 17 January 2018. The Innovative Training Networks (ITN) aim to train a new generation of creative, … Continue reading

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