Category Archives: Innovation

BLURRED LINES BETWEEN EIC AND EIT?

At a recent European Consortium of Innovative Universities’ conference in Brussels, Lieve Wierinck, Belgian MEP and shadow rapporteur on the Horizon Europe research programme, cast doubt about the dividing line between the the newly proposed European Innovation Council and the … Continue reading

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SUMMER NEWS FROM EUROPEAN INNOVATION COUNCIL PILOT

Fast Track to Innovation In August the European Commission announced that it would support 14 winning projects to bring their innovations faster to the market under the Fast Track to Innovation strand of the European Innovation Council (EIC) pilot . … Continue reading

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VIDEO: EU COHESION POLICY EXPLAINED

Cohesion Policy represents one-third of the current EU’s budget and is the main investment policy of the Union. As the negotiations on the next Multiannual Financial Framework are about to kick off, EURACTIV took a look at how funds are … Continue reading

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ROBERT-JAN SMITS APPOINTED PRESIDENT OF EINDHOVEN UNIVERSITY OF TECHNOLOGY

Former European Commission director general for research and innovation, Robert-Jan Smits, has been appointed president of the Eindhoven University of Technology, a job he will take up on 1 March next year. Mr Smits was chief architect of Horizon 2020, … Continue reading

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INSPIRE PROJECT PUBLISHES 12 NEW INSPIRATIONAL CASES OF OPEN INNOVATION IN SMEs

Over the summer, the INSPIRE consortium (standing for Integrated Support for Open Innovation pRofessionalization initiative, a Coordination and Support Action funded by the European Commission) published its 2018 annual report and a second batch of 12 inspirational cases of open … Continue reading

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FULL HOUSE FOR JOINT TII-ASTP-PROTON SUMMER SCHOOL IN VENICE

For the first time TII joined forces with ASTP-Proton to organise a  joint summer school, a 4-day skills development course for Capturing and Optimising Research Business Opportunities. The course took place in the last week of August at the Ca … Continue reading

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NEW ENRICH MATCHMAKING TOUR TO CHINA, 11-16 NOVEMBER 2018

The ENRICH in China initiative is organising another Matchmaking Tour to China from 11 to 16 November 2018, this time to the cities of Suzhou, Wuxi and Shenzhen. The event will feature Matchmaking with key Chinese tech-based organisations Visits to … Continue reading

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