Category Archives: Innovation

INTERNATIONAL STANDARD ON INNOVATION MANAGEMENT RELEASED

From its launch at a 2-day meeting in Paris in December 2013, the ISO Technical Committee 279 (ISO/TC 279), comprising dozens of national innovation experts and representing every continent, has been working in several groups over the past six years … Continue reading

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HAVE YOUR SAY ON HOW HORIZON EUROPE WILL BE IMPLEMENTED

How should the next EU research and innovation programme be implemented, to ensure that it achieves its ambitious objectives? Where can it be simplified? How should the novel features of the new programme be dealt with? What should the legal … Continue reading

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BOARD MEMBERS OF HORIZON EUROPE RESEARCH MISSIONS ANNOUNCED

The European Commission has named the 70 people who will design Horizon Europe’s research missions alongside the five board chairs announced on 4 July. The 70 experts will be responsible for designing the large-scale, objective-driven research projects, which are seen as … Continue reading

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75 INNOVATIONS NOMINATED FOR THE 2020 MILLENNIUM TECHNOLOGY PRIZE

A total of 75 innovations (invented by altogether 257 innovators) were nominated for the 2020 Millennium Technology Prize. The number of nominations was similar to the previous round held in 2017. The majority of the nominations were in the fields … Continue reading

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BUSINESS INSIGHT: BEWARE THE NDA

A new business insight provided by Roger La Salle, innovation thought leader and pioneer of “Matrix Thinking”™ The NDA The Non-Disclosure Agreement (NDA) is something all innovators would be familiar with as a document exchanged between parties that may wish … Continue reading

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EIC ACCELERATOR FUND INVESTMENT GUIDELINES PUBLISHED

The EIC Accelerator Fund (EIC Fund), which is a core strand of the EIC Accelerator, is a breakthrough initiative of the European Commission (EC) supported by the EIB Group (EIB). It is the first initiative of its kind in which … Continue reading

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INNOVATION AND INDUSTRIAL DYNAMICS

In its series on Structural Change and Economic Dynamics, Elsevier is publishing a special issue containing a set of papers that examine the interactions between innovation policy, innovation, and firm competitiveness and performance. Using mostly micro and mostly European data, … Continue reading

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