Category Archives: People

PUBLIC CONSULTATION ON NEXT RESEARCH AND INNOVATION PROGRAMME

The European Commission has launched a series of public consultations clustered by key policy areas, in preparation for the EU’s next long-term budget post-2020 (Multiannual Financial Framework). Citizens, organisations and businesses can give their views online until 8 March 2018. The … Continue reading

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SCIENCE MISSIONS GAIN GROUND IN DEBATE AROUND FP9

The EU Commission has recruited Mariana Mazzucato, Director of University College London’s Institute for Innovation and Public Purpose, to help convince EU countries of the merit of a missions-based funding approach to the next Framework Programme for Research and Innovation … Continue reading

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BUSINESS INSIGHT: YOUR STRATEGIC INTENT

A new business insight provided by Roger La Salle, innovation thought leader and pioneer of “Matrix Thinking”™ A New Year is upon us. Perhaps this may be the ideal time to take a breath and look at your strategy for growth! … Continue reading

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OSCARS OF SCIENCE AWARD $22 MILLION IN PRIZE MONEY

In true Hollywood style, the most glitzy event in the scientific calendar took place at the beginning of December when the Breakthrough Foundation gave away $22m (€18.65m) in prizes to dozens of physicists, biologists and mathematicians at a ceremony in … Continue reading

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EU AND GATES FOUNDATION PLEDGE OVER €500 MILLION FOR INNOVATION IN AGRICULTURE

At the One Planet Summit hosted by French President Emmanuel Macron on the two-year anniversary of the Paris climate accord, the  EU, which is the largest donor of development aid, and the  Bill  and  Melinda  Gates  Foundation, which is the larger philanthropist  … Continue reading

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HOW TO MAKE A PERFECT INNOVATIVE PITCH

In a recent issue of InnovationManagement.se, Eva Wislow, an entrepreneur and career coach from Pittsburgh, USA, gives readers some effective strategies and good tips and tricks for succeeding in pitching their innovation to potential investors. Eva argues that if you … Continue reading

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COMMISSION LAUNCHES €2 MILLION HORIZON PRIZE IN SOCIAL INNOVATION

Carlos Moedas, EC Commissioner for Research, Science and Innovation, launched a new Horizon Prize in Social Innovation to improve the mobility of older people during the “Opening up to an era of social innovation” conference in Lisbon on 27 November. … Continue reading

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