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RESEARCH SPENDING AND INNOVATION OUTPUTS IN EU MEMBER STATES NOT ON TARGET

The EU’s target for member states to invest 3% of GDP in research is not going to happen by 2020, according to the latest assessment by the European Commission. The European Semester, the EU’s annual analysis of the economic and … Continue reading

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GLOBAL SCIENCE MARCH ON 22 APRIL

The idea for the rally, planned for Washington DC and some 20 European cities including Amsterdam, Brussels, Edinburgh, London and Paris, was sparked on January 20 in response to news that all references to climate change had been deleted from … Continue reading

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NEW REPORT GIVES HINTS ON PRIORITIES OF POST-H2020 RESEARCH PRORAMME

Attracting more top global companies and boosting investment in defence are among the main avenues the European Commission could investigate as it lays the ground for a successor to Horizon 2020, according to a report which examines ways of maximising … Continue reading

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EIT INNOVATORS RECEIVE FORBES RECOGNITION

Eighteen entrepreneurs affiliated with the European Institute of Innovation and Technology (EIT) have been recognised in the second annual Forbes 30 under 30 Europe list, which honours 300 of, “the brightest young entrepreneurs, breakout talents and change agents” in 10 … Continue reading

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PROFILE OF AN OPEN INNOVATION MANAGER

Wim Vanhaverbeke, Jim Cheng and Henry Chesbrough have just completed a study about the typical profile of an open innovation manager in a large company. Open innovation is widely used in large companies and we know increasingly more about how … Continue reading

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BUSINESS INSIGHT: DISTANCE – CURIOUS TO SAY THE LEAST!!

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.  Distance – curious to say the least!! A surprise to me… … Continue reading

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NOBEL LAUREATE JOINS TOP EU SCIENCE PANEL

Paul Nurse, the geneticist who received the 2001 Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine and Director of the UK’s Francis Crick Institute, will be joining the EU’s Scientific Advice Mechanism (SAM) in March.  He will replace outgoing chair Henrik Wegener, who … Continue reading

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