Category Archives: Innovation

2018 EUROPEAN INNOVATION SCOREBOARD RELEASED

The 2018 European Innovation Scoreboard was released on 22 June.  It provides a comparative analysis of innovation performance in EU countries, other European countries, and regional neighbours. It assesses relative strengths and weaknesses of national innovation systems and helps countries identify … Continue reading

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WINNERS OF 2018 EU PRIZE FOR WOMEN INNOVATORS ANNOUNCED

At an award ceremony in Brussels on 21 June, European Commissioner for Research, Science and Innovation Carlos Moedas and MEP Eva Kaili announced the four winners of the 2018 EU Prize for Women Innovators, funded under Horizon 2020. The 2018 winners … Continue reading

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EUROPEAN COMMISSION PLANS FOR “INVEST EU” FUND

The European Commission put forward a proposal at the beginning of June to bring all of the EU’s existing investment instruments under the banner of a new fund called “InvestEU” which will formally succeed the Juncker Plan. Under the InvestEU … Continue reading

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JOINT ASTP-PROTON/TII SUMMER SCHOOL IN VENICE, 27-30 AUGUST

As part of its renewed initiative to increase collaboration with other European and national associations which occupy the innovation space, TII has teamed up with ASTP-Proton to organise a 4-day summer school on the theme of “Capturing Research Business Opportunities”.  … Continue reading

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BUSINESS INSIGHT: IT HAPPENED AGAIN

A new business insight provided by Roger La Salle, innovation thought leader and pioneer of “Matrix Thinking”™ A game changer on a “dime” We’ve said it before and we’ll say it again, “You don’t have to put a man on the … Continue reading

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EC TENDER FOR PROVISION OF IP SERVICES TO EUROPEAN UNIVERSITIES AND PROs

DG Research & Innovation of the European Commission has published a tender for the Provision of Intellectual Property (IP) services to European Universities and Public Research Organisations with a closing date on 18 July 2018. This service contract concerns on-demand services … Continue reading

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UPDATE FROM EUROPEAN INNOVATION COUNCIL PILOT PROGRAMMES

A total of 242 small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) from 30 countries have been selected for funding under the latest round of the EU’s SME Instrument programme (Phase 1). A total amount of €11.95 million will be shared out among … Continue reading

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