Category Archives: Project

EPO LAUNCHES ACADEMIC RESEARCH PROGRAMME

In its search to encourage more academic research on the role of patents in the European economy – as well as to promote the dissemination of research results – the European Patent Office is providing financial support for rigorous research … Continue reading

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PUBLIC CONSULTATION ON COSME PROGRAMME LAUNCHED

To help it with its mid-term evaluation of the COSME programme, the European Commission has launched a public consultation which will run from 10 May to 31 August 2017. COSME is Europe’s Programme for the Competitiveness of Enterprises and Small and … Continue reading

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LATEST SME INSTRUMENT RESULTS: €8.9 MILLION TO BE INVESTED IN 184 INNOVATIVE BUSINESSES

184 small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) from 28 countries will share funding of €8.9 million in the form of feasibility grants worth €50 000 per project in the latest round of the Horizon 2020 SME Instrument (Phase 1). In this first round … Continue reading

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2017 EUROPEAN CAPITAL OF INNOVATION CONTEST LAUNCHED

Carlos Moedas, Commissioner for Research Science and Innovation, has launched the competition for the iCapital first prize of €1 000 000, which will go to the city that has most successfully experimented with new and innovative citizen-driven initiatives proving itself … Continue reading

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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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A SUCCESSFUL MARKETPLACE FOR BUSINESS TRANSFERS

Every year, around 450 000 companies and over two million employees are transferred to new owners across Europe. However, up to one-third of these transfers may not be successful, ending up in the loss each year of some 150 000 … Continue reading

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GLOBAL DEVELOPMENT HUB AT KTH

KTH Royal Institute of Technology in Sweden is responding to the 2015 COP21 climate goals and the UN millenium goals by creating its own Global Development Hub. This new initiative is developing an educational model that integrates global challenges into … Continue reading

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