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France announces ‘tech ticket’ for foreign start-ups

In a bid to attract start-ups to France, 50-handpicked entrepreneurs will be invited to bootstrap their businesses in Paris

Small companies applying for Eurostars grants have a 25% success rate

It is easier to win an award from the €1.2B Eurostars programme than Horizon 2020 SME Instrument grants, but you need to find international partners before applying

European Investment Bank announces €300M for first projects under Juncker plan

MEPs are unhappy with the EIB pre-empting approval of the investment fund by the European Parliament. Others are concerned about a return to spending on ‘white elephant’ infrastructure projects

IPO Task Force calls for new rules to help small companies go public

Mounds of paperwork and regulation are blocking the route to capital markets for small companies. It’s time for reforms to change this, says Rainer Riess, head of the Federation for European Securities

How to turn the spirit of youth towards entrepreneurship

Young people are not so hide-bound by risk. But they need the inputs of veteran investors and entrepreneurs to supply the missing ingredients in terms of experience, says Jaakko Hynynen, chief executive of the Finnish incubator, Startup Sauna

Investment Archive
France announces ‘tech ticket’ for foreign start-ups
In a bid to attract start-ups to France, 50-handpicked entrepreneurs will be invited to bootstrap their businesses in Paris
Warwick University and Tata Steel strengthen relationship following launch of new global steels research centre
WMG, at the University of Warwick and Tata Steel are strengthening their collaborative research and education programmes providing a critical mass...
King's builds links with leading university in Saudi Arabia
King’s College London has signed a Memorandum of Intent (MOI) with King Saud University (KSU), a leading university in Saudi Arabia,...
Karolinska Institutet creates a new professorship in innovation and entrepreneurship
Karolinska Institutet has received a donation 4 million USD, of approximately 35 million SEK, for the creation of a professorship in...
Aalto University involved in building global design and innovation cluster in Shanghai
Teaching collaboration and reform of entrance exams on focus in the new Shanghai College of Design and Innovation.
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Warwick University and Tata Steel strengthen relationship following launch of new global steels research centre

WMG, at the University of Warwick and Tata Steel are strengthening their collaborative research and education programmes providing a critical mass of research excellence which will position the UK at the forefront of the international iron and steel research agenda.

King's builds links with leading university in Saudi Arabia

King’s College London has signed a Memorandum of Intent (MOI) with King Saud University (KSU), a leading university in Saudi Arabia, and the first such collaboration for King’s in the country.

Karolinska Institutet creates a new professorship in innovation and entrepreneurship

Karolinska Institutet has received a donation 4 million USD, of approximately 35 million SEK, for the creation of a professorship in innovation and entrepreneurship. The new professorship is financed by the 95-year-old doctor, researcher, innovator and business leader Professor Endre A. Balazs and his wife Dr Janet L. Denlinger.

Horizon 2020 Special Coverage
2015 Global Corporate Venturing Symposium (Partner event)
The 5th annual Symposium, London June 2/3, 2015
London - 02 June 2015
Financing SMEs and growth (Date to be confirmed)
A Science|Business public conference
Brussels - 23 June 2015
The Trade Papers: The economic impact of TTIP (Date to be confirmed)
A special report and trans-Atlantic conference on TTIP and innovation – organised jointly by Science|Business and ITIF in Brussels and Washington...
Brussels - 20 July 2015
Unlocking the value of Personalised Healthcare in Europe
This new study shows ICT investments could cut healthcare costs for key ailments by more than 35%.
Bigger and Simpler: A short guide to the EU's €80 billion Horizon 2020 programme
A two-year political fight formally began in Brussels on 30 November with the publication of the European Commission's plan for Horizon 2020, its omnibus R&D programme. It promises less red tape, broader benefits, and more jobs and economic growth.
Biofuels: The Next Generation
Key ideas and recommendations to accelerate the deployment of sustainable biofuels have emerged at the second in a series of three high-level academic policy debates on the energy R&D challenge, The Energy Difference
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