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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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EUROPE’S OWN GALILEO SATNAV FINALLY GOES LIVE

After 17 years and at a cost of more than three time the original estimate of €3 billion, the EU’s Galileo satellite navigation system went live on 14 December, promising to deliver time and positioning data of unprecedented accuracy. As the … Continue reading

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LATEST RESULTS FROM H2020 SME INSTRUMENT

The European Commission has just announced that 184 SMEs from 28 countries have been selected for funding under the latest Phase 1 round of the SME Instrument. This is the fourth and last round in 2016, for which the Commission … Continue reading

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15 FACTS ABOUT THE SME INSTRUMENT

EASME has published a fact sheet comprising 15 unique features about the SME Instrument, e.g. almost €700 million of private equity raised since SMEi beneficiaries secured their project funding. Ireland is the country which is the most efficient at winning … Continue reading

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