Category Archives: People

WINNERS OF 2018 EU PRIZE FOR WOMEN INNOVATORS ANNOUNCED

At an award ceremony in Brussels on 21 June, European Commissioner for Research, Science and Innovation Carlos Moedas and MEP Eva Kaili announced the four winners of the 2018 EU Prize for Women Innovators, funded under Horizon 2020. The 2018 winners … Continue reading

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EUROPEAN COMMISSION PLANS FOR “INVEST EU” FUND

The European Commission put forward a proposal at the beginning of June to bring all of the EU’s existing investment instruments under the banner of a new fund called “InvestEU” which will formally succeed the Juncker Plan. Under the InvestEU … Continue reading

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BUSINESS INSIGHT: IT HAPPENED AGAIN

A new business insight provided by Roger La Salle, innovation thought leader and pioneer of “Matrix Thinking”™ A game changer on a “dime” We’ve said it before and we’ll say it again, “You don’t have to put a man on the … Continue reading

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8TH MILLENNIUM TECHNOLOGY PRIZE GOES TO TUOMO SUNTOLA FOR ALD TECHNIQUE

The biennial one-million-euro Millennium Technology Prize was awarded on 22 May to Finnish physicist Dr. Tuomo Suntola. Suntola’s prize-winning ALD (atomic layer deposition) innovation is a nanoscale technology in use all over the world. ALD is used to manufacture ultra-thin material layers … Continue reading

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BUSINESS INSIGHT: TOO QUICK TO PROTECT

A new business insight provided by Roger La Salle, innovation thought leader and pioneer of “Matrix Thinking”™ Too quick to protect When we meet with inventors, entrepreneurs and innovators to discuss what they believe is the “next big thing” it seems … Continue reading

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TII 2018 AGM – NEW BOARD MEMBERS ELECTED

The association’s spring Board meeting and Annual General Meeting took place on 18 April in Brussels, hosted at the premises of our sister association EBN (European Network of Business & Innovation Centres). Secretary General Christine Robinson reported on the highlights … Continue reading

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TII INNOVATION DIALOGUE – ROAD MAPPING PRIORITIES FOR FUTURE INNOVATION SUPPORT PROGRAMMES

TII’s new-style annual meeting – shorter, more interactive, more intimate – took place on 19 April in Brussels at the Beford Hotel & Congress Centre. Inaugurated last year in Vaasa, the TII Innovation Dialogue focuses on a single theme and … Continue reading

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