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ENRICH IN THE USA: RESEARCH COMMERCIALIZATION BOOTCAMP & BUSINESS-TO-BUSINESS BOOTCAMP

The Horizon 2020 ENRICH in the USA project, in collaboration with their partner, the International Business Innovation Association, is planning to organize two-week bootcamps in the United Sates in October 2018, during which they will provide participants with perspectives on … Continue reading

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JEDI LAUNCH TAKES SHAPE

The Joint European Disruptive Initiative (JEDI), the brainchild of French President Emmanuel Macron, who called last September for the creation of a European innovation agency modelled on the US DARPA, is close to realisation. In its start-up phase, the initiative … Continue reading

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12 FINALISTS COMPETE FOR 2018 EU PRIZE FOR WOMEN INNOVATORS

The names of the 12 finalists competing for the 2018 EU Prize for Women Innovators were announced on International Women’s Day on 8 March by EU Research Commissioner, Carlos Moedas. Four cash prizes will be awarded to the top 4 women … Continue reading

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EC AWARDS €1 MILLION BIRTH DAY PRIZE

On 13 February 2018, Carlos Moedas, EU Commissioner for Research, Science and Innovation, Mark Suzman, Chief Strategy Officer and President, Global Policy & Advocacy, for the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation, and Clarisse Lhoste, Managing Director, MSD Belgium and Luxembourg, … Continue reading

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SOCIAL CHALLENGES INNOVATION PLATFORM – RESULTS OF 1ST CALL AND 2ND CALL LAUNCHED

SocialChallenges.eu has awarded a total of € 1 230 000 in funding to 44 projects submitted in response to challenges launched by 15 cities around Europe as part of the first call. The selection was carried out by a jury … Continue reading

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NEW EU BATTERY ALLIANCE TO JUMPSTART EUROPEAN MARKET

A new Battery Alliance, spearheaded by the European Commission and made up of major automotive, chemicals, raw materials, engineering and energy companies, will be formally launched at the Clean Energy Industrial Forum in Brussels in February. The Alliance intends to … 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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