Category Archives: Innovation

ATHENS IS EUROPEAN CAPITAL OF INNOVATION 2018

Athens is the winner of this year’s European Capital of Innovation Awards, funded by Horizon 2020. The result was announced at the Web Summit in Lisbon at the beginning of November. The runner-up cities – Aarhus (Denmark), Hamburg (Germany), Leuven … Continue reading

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CARLOS MOEDAS PROMISES MORE MONEY FOR SOCIAL INNOVATION

Carlos Moedas, the European Commissioner for Research, Science and Innovation was presented with The Lisbon Declaration, a set of 10 policy ideas for how the EU can promote social innovation, on 6 November at the Web Summit tech conference in … Continue reading

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CAREER CHANGE FOR HENNING SEJER JAKOBSEN

After 25 years working for the Danish Technological Institute, Henning Sejer Jakobsen will start a new professional challenge from 1 January 2019 when he takes up a new position at Aarhus University, Department of Engineering: http://eng.au.dk/en/ Henning is well-known in … Continue reading

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BUSINESS INSIGHT: IS IT TIME TO “RE-QUESTION”?

A new business insight provided by Roger La Salle, innovation thought leader and pioneer of “Matrix Thinking”™ Is it time to “Re-Question”? Despite the Chief Scientist saying that nothing we do in Australia will make a scrap of difference to the … Continue reading

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TUSPARK INVESTS £200 MILLION IN CAMBRIDGE SCIENCE PARK

TusPark, the science park body of Tsinghua University in China is investing £200 million (€260 million) in the construction of a number of major new buildings at Cambridge Science Park, in collaboration with Mace Group. Founded 48 years ago, Cambridge … Continue reading

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EUROPEAN OPEN SCIENCE CLOUD LAUNCHED

The European Open Science Cloud (EOSC), a virtual one-stop shop for researchers to share, access and reuse data, was officially launched at the University of Vienna on 23 November, giving scientists, open data advocates, research institutions and policymakers a first … Continue reading

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EU STARTUP MONITOR PUBLISHED

Initiated as a research project and funded by the European Commission, the EU Startup Monitor showcases the current state of the art of startup ecosystems. It is the only startup study purely based on primary inputs of active European founders … Continue reading

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