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RESEARCH SPENDING AND INNOVATION OUTPUTS IN EU MEMBER STATES NOT ON TARGET

The EU’s target for member states to invest 3% of GDP in research is not going to happen by 2020, according to the latest assessment by the European Commission. The European Semester, the EU’s annual analysis of the economic and … Continue reading

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NEW REPORT GIVES HINTS ON PRIORITIES OF POST-H2020 RESEARCH PRORAMME

Attracting more top global companies and boosting investment in defence are among the main avenues the European Commission could investigate as it lays the ground for a successor to Horizon 2020, according to a report which examines ways of maximising … Continue reading

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PROFILE OF AN OPEN INNOVATION MANAGER

Wim Vanhaverbeke, Jim Cheng and Henry Chesbrough have just completed a study about the typical profile of an open innovation manager in a large company. Open innovation is widely used in large companies and we know increasingly more about how … Continue reading

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BUSINESS INSIGHT: DISTANCE – CURIOUS TO SAY THE LEAST!!

A new business insight provided by Roger La Salle, innovation thought leader and pioneer of “Matrix Thinking”™, who was our luminary speaker at the TII 2016 conference in Barcelona.  Distance – curious to say the least!! A surprise to me… … Continue reading

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OBAMA’S LEGACY IN SCIENCE, TECHNOLOGY AND INNOVATION

Assessing the legacy of Barack Obama will be easier in a few decades when we can see the long-term consequences of his presidential decisions and initiatives. An immediate analysis of his science and technology policies, however, reveals significant accomplishments in … Continue reading

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RESEARCH STRATEGIES: THE NEXT FRAMEWORK PROGRAMME

In October 2016, the Science|Network of universities, companies and innovation organisations gathered in Brussels to debate the future of EU R&D programmes. The result was a profusion of ideas, recommendations and warnings for the future of EU research and innovation. … Continue reading

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OPEN INNOVATION INTERMEDIARIES

The newly launched INSPIRE Open Innovation in SMEs discussion group on LinkedIn ran the following post about the role of innovation intermediaries. TII members will be invited shortly to join this discussion group. ******** Practice shows that the role of … Continue reading

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