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Incentives help biotech SMEs to greater success in drug approvals
Better use of support mechanisms put in place by the European Medicines Agency has increased the success rate of SMEs applying for approval of new medicines
Call to set up international fund to tackle drug-resistant superbugs
International R&D funding bodies should contribute to a single fund to develop new antibiotics, says an independent commission established by UK government to draw up a global plan to deal with antimicrobial resistance
Upstarts go after food industry’s lunch
Bigger firms are looking over their shoulders at a new generation of start-up food companies
Patients should have more control over their health
Smartphones can help you understand and look after your health says Bruce Hellman, chief executive of health app start-up uMotif
Our research saves lives – if you let us
A new EU data protection law risks killing some types of medical research, researchers at the Karolinska Institutet say. Their prescription: A law that regulates Big Data, but allows for research
How to make regenerative medicine happen
Cell therapies hold the promise of more effective treatments for a range of diseases, but they face a long and expensive route to market. The key is to reduce risk and attract investors, says Keith Thompson, head of the UK Cell Therapy Catapult
Life Sciences Archive
Imperial: Scientists unravel mechanisms that stop proteins misbehaving
Scientists have shed new light on the behaviour of proteins in cells, which could lead to fresh approaches for tackling...
Warwick: Researchers investigate hi-tech solutions to help patients get more out of their assistive technology
Adaptive, Assistive Rehabilitative Technology: Beyond the Clinic (AART-BC) will develop a platform to monitor the use of assistive technology (AT) and...
ETH: An oscilloscope for MRI scanners
Take three driven physics wizards, an innovative business idea and lots of hard work, and what do you get? An ETH...
Patients should have more control over their health
Smartphones can help you understand and look after your health says Bruce Hellman, chief executive of health app start-up uMotif
Incentives help biotech SMEs to greater success in drug approvals
Better use of support mechanisms put in place by the European Medicines Agency has increased the success rate of SMEs applying...
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Imperial: Scientists unravel mechanisms that stop proteins misbehaving
Scientists have shed new light on the behaviour of proteins in cells, which could lead to fresh approaches for tackling diseases, including cancer.
Warwick: Researchers investigate hi-tech solutions to help patients get more out of their assistive technology
Adaptive, Assistive Rehabilitative Technology: Beyond the Clinic (AART-BC) will develop a platform to monitor the use of assistive technology (AT) and compliance with rehabilitation programmes (RP) and support the patient outside of the clinic.
ETH: An oscilloscope for MRI scanners
Take three driven physics wizards, an innovative business idea and lots of hard work, and what do you get? An ETH spin-off that could further advance both MRI research and medical diagnostics.
Horizon 2020 Special Coverage
Energy Forecast Summit 2015 (Partner event)
Join the pan-European energy community for the 2015 edition of the Energy Forecast Summit on March 4 & 5, 2015 in...
Brussels - 04 March 2015
6th University Business Forum (Partner Event)
The Sixth UBForum provides a unique platform for stakeholders from academia and the business sector in Europe. Password: NPEC
Brussels - 05 March 2015
Disease prevention. Dementia, Cardiovascular disease, Oncology
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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