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Scientists protest over Juncker’s strategic investment plan
If money is to be taken from the Horizon 2020 pot, there should be oversight from science to ensure research and innovation is not weakened, says an open letter from Europe’s leading scientific groups
EU scheme to channel regional funds to SMEs kicks off in Spain
The SME Initiative aims to encourage banks to lend more to cash-starved small companies. The European Commission wants more countries to use this route for channelling regional development money to the grass roots
Balancing the Energy Economy 2: security of supply must not compromise CO2 targets
How can Europe balance its goal of energy security with the need to reduce CO2 emissions? Part of the answer would be fixing the carbon emissions trading system
“We want Google to be an engine of entrepreneurship in Europe”
The search engine giant will dramatically increase its investment in European start-ups and skills in 2015. Prospects are good, but there must be broader acceptance in Europe that some ventures will fail, says David Drummond, chair of Google Ventures
Would Like to Meet: researchers need a new way to court collaborators
While other social media networks for researchers are about showing off publications or keeping tabs on impact metrics, Piirus makes introductions. This is the way to find your perfect partner – for research, says Piirus founder Fiona Colligan
Building the fastest car in the world can inspire young engineers
The Bloodhound car will be a 1,000mph machine that is part spaceship, part jet fighter and part racing car. This is not a big vanity project but an engineering adventure designed to stir a new generation, says Mark Elvin
Investment Archive
Surprise departure of Karolinska Development chief executive
Company cites ‘serious disagreements’ with Lucidi over implementation of strategy
Scientists protest over Juncker’s strategic investment plan
If money is to be taken from the Horizon 2020 pot, there should be oversight from science to ensure research and...
EU scheme to channel regional funds to SMEs kicks off in Spain
The SME Initiative aims to encourage banks to lend more to cash-starved small companies. The European Commission wants more countries to...
Balancing the Energy Economy 2: security of supply must not compromise CO2 targets
How can Europe balance its goal of energy security with the need to reduce CO2 emissions? Part of the answer would...
Balancing the Energy Economy 1: efficiency is now top energy target for new Commission
Officials gathered in Brussels this week to untangle some of the messy, competing goals for making European energy greener, cheaper and...
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Innovation in Progress - Science|Business Network
Surprise departure of Karolinska Development chief executive
Company cites ‘serious disagreements’ with Lucidi over implementation of strategy
ESADE and Aalto University team up to train entrepreneurs committed to innovation
Aalto University has signed a new agreement with Spain’s ESADE Business School. The two institutions will expand their offering of training, leadership development and support for entrepreneurs and executives dedicated to innovating through design and technology as a means of creating new business opportunities.
President of Singapore lays foundations of new Imperial & NTU medical buildings
The President of Singapore today laid foundation stones to mark the development of two buildings for the Lee Kong Chian School of Medicine.
Horizon 2020 Special Coverage
The Food Innovation Summit (Partner event)
With a mix of keynote speeches, plenary sessions and workshops, the Food Innovation Summit is based on a tripartite approach and...
Radisson Blu Royal Hotel, Brussels - 03 February 2015
From open science to open innovation: How to get more jobs and growth from EU science investments
A Science|Business public conference
Brussels - 24 February 2015
Disease prevention: Meeting the challenge
A high-level roundtable as part of the Science|Business foresight series
Brussels - 24 March 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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