Category Archives: Project

LAUNCH OF EUROPEAN COMMISSION’S COMMON IP BOOSTER

META Group & ClearViewIP have been selected to run the European Commission’s new service to provide specialised professional IP advice to universities and public research organisations across Europe. The IP Booster is a free service designed to help PROs and … Continue reading

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EIF AND FRAUNHOFER ESTABLISH JOINT TT FUND

The European Investment Fund (EIF) and the Fraunhofer-Gesellschaft are launching the Fraunhofer Tech Transfer Fund under the European Commission’s InnovFin programme with a total volume of €60 million. They will be supported by the European Fund for Strategic Investments, EFSI, … Continue reading

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SPAIN LEADS THE WAY IN SME INSTRUMENT PHASE 1 APPLICATIONS

The European Commission received 2 822 proposals for the SME Instrument Phase 1 by the most recent cut-off date of 13 February 2019. SMEs from 39 countries submitted proposals. The largest number of proposals for this batch was submitted by … Continue reading

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ERASMUS+ BREAKS OWN RECORD

With a budget of almost EUR 2.6 billion, 2017 was yet another record year for the EU’s ERASMUS+ programme*, representing a 13% funding increase compared to 2016. This provided almost 800 000 people with an opportunity to benefit from learning, working … Continue reading

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ENRICH SOFT LANDING ZONES IN CHINA – EXPRESSIONS OF INTEREST OPEN

ENRICH in China (European Network of Research and Innovation Centres and Hubs China) provides a variety of services, including Soft Landing and Co-working, which aims to help European STI organisations secure a smooth entry into the Chinese market, through localisation … Continue reading

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ATHENS IS EUROPEAN CAPITAL OF INNOVATION 2018

Athens is the winner of this year’s European Capital of Innovation Awards, funded by Horizon 2020. The result was announced at the Web Summit in Lisbon at the beginning of November. The runner-up cities – Aarhus (Denmark), Hamburg (Germany), Leuven … Continue reading

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TUSPARK INVESTS £200 MILLION IN CAMBRIDGE SCIENCE PARK

TusPark, the science park body of Tsinghua University in China is investing £200 million (€260 million) in the construction of a number of major new buildings at Cambridge Science Park, in collaboration with Mace Group. Founded 48 years ago, Cambridge … Continue reading

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