Traditional tech transfer makes it hard for industry to realise commercial potential, and for universities to maximise the value, of IP. A new approach pioneered by the University of Manitoba aims to change this, using IP to underpin collaboration, explains Digvir Jayas
The architects of Horizon 2020 have worked long and hard to simplify things for researchers and SMEs. But bureaucratic barriers remain and there is still no proper system in place for tracking research outputs
Academic entrepreneurs leading spin-outs from universities in Denmark, France, Norway, Switzerland and the United Kingdom have made it through to...
With the 2013 Innovation Scoreboard showing continued dominance of Europe's leading countries and scant progress in others, a university collaboration between Malta and Leuven on climate change aims to bridge the gap
If Europe’s regional policy is to contribute to smart and sustainable growth, regional funds must be allocated to research, innovation, ICT and the low carbon economy, says Johannes Hahn, Commissioner for Regional Policy