Category Archives: Innovation

MACRON GIVES SUPPORT TO EU AGENCY FOR DISRUPTIVE INNOVATION

French President Emmanuel Macron, in a much anticipated speech on future reform of the European Union given at the University of the Sorbonne in Paris on 26 September, gave his support to the creation of an EU agency for disruptive … Continue reading

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“MOONSHOTS” CHARACTERIZE THE NEW FP9 FOR RESEARCH AND INNOVATION

The new jargon being used in Brussels to etch out the first features of the new Framework Programme 9, to start in 2021, is the word “moonshots”.  It originates  from the speech by US President John F. Kennedy in 1961, … Continue reading

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GLOBAL CATALYSTS: THE WORLD’S MOST INNOVATIVE CITIES

In a recent article in Trend Alert, Tim Jones published the results of two years of research into which cities are the most innovative, comparing those from yesterday and today and proposing a list of tomorrow’s most likely candidates. Cities are … Continue reading

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BUSINESS INSIGHT: MEET ROGER LA SALLE ON 5 OCTOBER IN MUNICH

Roger La Salle will be giving a one-day interactive workshop on 5 October in Munich entitled “Turbo Charge your Business”, together with Dr Tobias Adam of Magnify Innovation Consulting. The event offers a practical hands-on approach to innovation and opportunity … Continue reading

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EPO CASE STUDIES: HOW SMEs USE IP TO THEIR ADVANTAGE

The EPO, in close collaboration with renowned IP experts, has produced a series of case studies on European small and medium-sized enterprise (SMEs) which are benefiting from using patents and other IP rights. SMEs from different countries, operating in different … Continue reading

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FUNDING FOR NETWORKS OF R&I PLAYERS TO STIMULATE COOPERATION BETWEEN EU AND BRAZIL

The EU-funded project INCOBRA is offering grants of €19 500 to 5 current or new bilateral networks of R&I stakeholders from the EU and Brazil for the purpose of stimulating closer collaboration and joint projects in the fields of bioeconomy, … Continue reading

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72 NOMINATIONS RECEIVED FOR 2018 MILLENNIUM TECHNOLOGY PRIZE

A total of 72 innovations and 105 individuals were nominated for the 2018 Millennium Technology Prize by the nomination deadline on 31 July. Health technology, biomedicine and materials and process technology received the most nominations. Most of the nominations were from … Continue reading

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