Category Archives: People

GLOBAL SCIENCE MARCH ON 22 APRIL

The idea for the rally, planned for Washington DC and some 20 European cities including Amsterdam, Brussels, Edinburgh, London and Paris, was sparked on January 20 in response to news that all references to climate change had been deleted from … Continue reading

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EIT INNOVATORS RECEIVE FORBES RECOGNITION

Eighteen entrepreneurs affiliated with the European Institute of Innovation and Technology (EIT) have been recognised in the second annual Forbes 30 under 30 Europe list, which honours 300 of, “the brightest young entrepreneurs, breakout talents and change agents” in 10 … Continue reading

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BUSINESS INSIGHT: DISTANCE – CURIOUS TO SAY THE LEAST!!

A new business insight provided by Roger La Salle, innovation thought leader and pioneer of “Matrix Thinking”™, who was our luminary speaker at the TII 2016 conference in Barcelona.  Distance – curious to say the least!! A surprise to me… … Continue reading

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NOBEL LAUREATE JOINS TOP EU SCIENCE PANEL

Paul Nurse, the geneticist who received the 2001 Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine and Director of the UK’s Francis Crick Institute, will be joining the EU’s Scientific Advice Mechanism (SAM) in March.  He will replace outgoing chair Henrik Wegener, who … Continue reading

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EIC – MOEDAS SELECTS STAR-STUDDED TEAM TO ADVISE HIM

The European Commission has announced the names of the 15 innovators and investors who will form a High Level Group to advise Commissioner Carlos Moedas and his colleagues on the formation of the new European Innovation Council. The Commission recently … Continue reading

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OBAMA’S LEGACY IN SCIENCE, TECHNOLOGY AND INNOVATION

Assessing the legacy of Barack Obama will be easier in a few decades when we can see the long-term consequences of his presidential decisions and initiatives. An immediate analysis of his science and technology policies, however, reveals significant accomplishments in … Continue reading

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BUSINESS INSIGHT- TOO CLOSE TO SEE?

A new business insight provided by Roger La Salle, innovation thought leader and pioneer of “Matrix Thinking”™, who was our luminary speaker at the TII 2016 conference in Barcelona.  Too Close to See? But it’s obvious! I have a saying: “The … Continue reading

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