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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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TII PRESIDENCY CHANGES HANDS

At the TII Annual General Meeting in Sophia Antipolis (F) on 11 June 2019, Bruno Woeran (right in our photo) handed over as TII president to Martin McGurk, after two consecutive terms in the post. Under his presidency, Bruno oversaw … Continue reading

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EUROPEAN COMMISSION LAUNCHES RECRUITMENT OF EIC PROGRAMME MANAGERS

For the purpose of the launch and implementation of the enhanced European Innovation Council pilot, the European Commission wishes to recruit three to five EIC Programme Managers. They will be expected to make a major contribution to achieving breakthroughs in … Continue reading

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BUSINESS INSIGHT: THE SUM IS GREATER THAN THE PARTS

A new business insight provided by Roger La Salle, innovation thought leader and pioneer of “Matrix Thinking”™ An innovation in itself In a blog some months ago I highlighted research conducted by the Harvard Business School that revealed that the … Continue reading

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WINNERS OF 2019 EU PRIZE FOR WOMEN INNOVATORS ANNOUNCED

The Commissioner for Research, Science and Innovation Carlos Moedas announced the four winners of the 2019 EU Prize for Women Innovators on 16 May at the VivaTech conference in Paris. The winners are: Irina Borodina (Lithuania), co-founder and CTO of … Continue reading

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