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2018 EUROPEAN INNOVATION SCOREBOARD RELEASED

The 2018 European Innovation Scoreboard was released on 22 June.  It provides a comparative analysis of innovation performance in EU countries, other European countries, and regional neighbours. It assesses relative strengths and weaknesses of national innovation systems and helps countries identify … 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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EC TENDER FOR PROVISION OF IP SERVICES TO EUROPEAN UNIVERSITIES AND PROs

DG Research & Innovation of the European Commission has published a tender for the Provision of Intellectual Property (IP) services to European Universities and Public Research Organisations with a closing date on 18 July 2018. This service contract concerns on-demand services … Continue reading

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INNOVATION KITCHEN – SME INSTRUMENT REPORT 2018

Thanks to its “smart money” the SME Instrument programme bridges the critical investment gap in early-stage innovation and makes market-creating innovation easier in Europe. With 8 companies floating on the stock market, 18 acquisitions and a total of €1.3 billion of … Continue reading

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EIF VC SURVEY 2018 PUBLISHED

The European Investment Fund has published its first VC Survey, a survey among venture capital general partner (GP)/management companies headquartered in the EU-28 and some additional countries (mainly Norway, Switzerland and Turkey). The surveyed population includes both companies in which … Continue reading

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OPEN INNOVATION 2.0 YEARBOOK 2017-2018

The Open Innovation 2.0 Yearbook 2017-2018 builds on the experience of open innovation cases already introduced in previous editions. Open innovation 2.0 (OI2) is gaining momentum and is scaling up in many domains, as this publication will show. It provides … Continue reading

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INDEPENDENT REPORT FINDS THAT SME INSTRUMENT ACCELERATES SUCCESS

The Report on the Assessment of the Performance of the First Finalised Phase II Projects measured the performance of 70 companies that have finished their SME Instrument project and concluded that two out of three of the funded companies have … Continue reading

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