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Researchers can publish or perish – or start a business
Frustrated by old-fashioned publishing practices, scientists are launching start-ups to change the way research is evaluated and communicated, tapping open-access platforms to increase the visibility and discoverability of their work
UK announces plan to put driverless cars on the road by 2015
£10M initiative to test computer-controlled vehicles in three cities
Science and Innovation in Lithuania: Pushing the research boat out
Lithuania has set a new research and innovation course - and it’s time to lift anchor, Dainius Pavalkis, Minister for Education and Science tells Science|Business
Europe’s budding business angels lack knowledge, not money
Investment from angels is on the rise, but they need help to invest wisely. It’s time to professionalise angel investing, says Herwig Rollett, co-founder of the Business Angel Institute in Vienna
More, faster, bigger: how Europe can revolutionise corporate culture to drive innovation
Horizon 2020 is not only the EU’s biggest, broadest and most ambitious R&D initiative ever, it is the first to prioritise innovation. Now, company culture must respond, boosting the quality, pace and scale of innovation, says Joachim von Heimburg
Use U-Multirank to enhance the European Higher Education Area
Rather than being fixated on out-ranking the rankings, the aim should be to get the EU’s new university league table to work in and for Europe, says Ellen Hazelkorn, Director of Ireland’s Higher Education Policy Research Unit
Investment Archive
Researchers can publish or perish – or start a business
Frustrated by old-fashioned publishing practices, scientists are launching start-ups to change the way research is evaluated and communicated, tapping open-access platforms...
ESA: Eyes and Ears for every Airplane
Selfly developed a Radar Based Avionics System, in order to make aviation – both manned and unmanned – easier, cheaper, but...
ESA: Get more from the Sun
Lens Research and Development, who joined the ESA Business Incubation Centre Noordwijk in 2012, have successfully finished the program and is...
UK announces plan to put driverless cars on the road by 2015
£10M initiative to test computer-controlled vehicles in three cities
Europe’s budding business angels lack knowledge, not money
Investment from angels is on the rise, but they need help to invest wisely. It’s time to professionalise angel investing, says...
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ESA: Eyes and Ears for every Airplane
Selfly developed a Radar Based Avionics System, in order to make aviation – both manned and unmanned – easier, cheaper, but most of all: safer.
ESA: Get more from the Sun
Lens Research and Development, who joined the ESA Business Incubation Centre Noordwijk in 2012, have successfully finished the program and is now a proud alumnus. During incubation Lens R&D developed a cheaper and better sunsensor for among others concentrated solar applications.
Imperial Innovations Group: Portfolio company Abzena announces offer price
Imperial Innovations Group plc (AIM: IVO or 'the Group' 'Innovations') notes that Abzena plc ('Abzena') has today announced the pricing of its initial public offering, prior to seeking Admission of its shares to AIM.
Horizon 2020 Special Coverage
Universities, Businesses & Co.: Together we can (Partner Event)
Strategic inter-sectoral Partnerships for Economic and Social Change and Growth
Rome - 02 October 2014
The Innovation Connection - The 2014 Science|Business Summit
The 2014 Science|Business Summit will bring together leaders from research, industry and policy to debate current future trends needed to unleash...
Berlin - 07 October 2014
The EU Energy Challenge: Can innovation fill the gap?
The EU’s transition to a sustainable energy system is a top policy challenge of the coming decade. Though much progress has...
Square - Brussels Meeting Centre - 13 November 2014
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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