Category Archives: People

REMOVING THE RISK OF A POST-BREXIT BRAIN DRAIN

Members of a UK House of Commons committee have published a report calling on the government to act now to remove uncertainty around the future of EU students and staff at Britain’s universities which could damage their world class reputation … Continue reading

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MARCH FOR SCIENCE – KEEPING UP THE MOMENTUM

Tens of thousands of people marched in cities around the world on 22 April in support of science and against the rise of populist anti-science and alternative facts. True to his promise, EU Research Commissioner Carlos Moedas addressed the marchers … Continue reading

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BUSINESS INSIGHT: “INNOVATING” THE INNOVATORS

A new business insight provided by Roger La Salle, innovation thought leader and pioneer of “Matrix Thinking”™ “Innovating” the Innovators Innovation is certainly flavor of the month, if not the decade, but a question worth exploring is whether or not … Continue reading

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TII INNOVATION DIALOGUE IN VAASA

TII held its 2017 annual meeting on 23-24 March in the western Finnish city of Vaasa, better known as home to the highest concentration of businesses in the energy sector in the whole country. To celebrate this fact and to raise … Continue reading

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BRUNO WOERAN RE-ELECTED AS PRESIDENT, BOARD WELCOMES 3 NEW MEMBERS

TII President, Bruno Woeran, currently EU Affairs Manager at Merinova (energy cluster centre) in Vaasa, was re-elected at the TII Board meeting on 24 March for another 2-year term. Bruno looks foward to accompanying the association in its transition to … Continue reading

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PRIZE WINNERS OF 2017 WOMEN INNOVATORS CONTEST ANNOUNCED

The four winners of the 2017 EU Prize for Women Innovators were announced at a ceremony at the European Parliament in Brussels on 8 March, International Women’s Day. They received their prizes from Carlos Moedas, European Commissioner for Research, Science and … Continue reading

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BUSINESS INSIGHT: WHAT ARE THE CONSEQUENCES?

A new business insight provided by Roger La Salle, innovation thought leader and pioneer of “Matrix Thinking”™ What are the consequences? Each Matrix Thinking diagrams carries a bold banner called “Consequential Change”. This asks you to think about the consequences … Continue reading

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