EU membership is overwhelmingly positive for our institutes say university heads, as new campaign to protect £1.2B per annum of European research funding gets into gear this week
New crowdfunding effort aims to clean up smog-choked areas
The first competition opened this week, with two more scheduled for October
The European Strategy and Policy Analysis System (ESPAS) will continue its mission under new leadership, with plans to increase its global standing in policy analysis and foresight
Researchers at the Montpellier Laboratory of Informatics, Robotics and Microelectronics (LIRMM are now testing CableBOT, an innovative industrial robot that could help reduce industrial manufacturing costs in Europe to forestall outsourcing.
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Martin Rees, UK Astronomer Royal tells Science|Business why it is important to bring entrepreneurial cash and the principles of open innovation to bear on one of the biggest questions in science: Are we alone?
Fresh data from the European Commission shows there is an increase in new female graduates. But a lack of women in leadership roles is a continuing problem, says Curt Rice, who leads Norway's committee on gender balance in research
Research Commissioner Carlos Moedas wants an initiative to tackle science misconduct to be in place by the end of the year. It is an issue Europe is divided on, says Simon Godecharle, researcher and ethicist at KU Leuven
The EU Commission is setting up a new science advice scheme. Before recruiting experts, it should specify the goals and methodology, says Martin Kowarsch, Head of Scientific Assessments, Ethics and Public Policy at Germany’s MCC climate change research institute
viewpoints Greek scientists debate the economic crisis
Greece’s research base is crumbling and the brightest minds brain draining away, many warn. Science|Business talks to two representative researchers about what should be done
To succeed at Horizon 2020, you need a good road map – not just for the fundamentals of applying for grants, but...
In October 2014, members of the Science|Business Network of universities and companies met in Berlin to compare notes about the future of four key sectors in Europe. This is what they see coming.
report Fixing the system: Horizon 2020 should focus on the overall system for delivering healthcare, experts say
Across the European Union, healthcare authorities are striving to increase the efficiency and effectiveness of their delivery systems. The population is...
Every year since 2008, the Science|Business Innovation Board has gathered entrepreneurs and innovators from across Europe for its annual awards. Meet this year’s winners – transforming education, enterprise, and the economy.
The world spends millions a year on telescopes, synchrotrons, colliders, DNA databases and other ‘big science’ projects. What does it get for that money?
A high level conference on the leading life science clusters in Europe
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network Cambridge researchers and pharma in innovative new consortium to develop and study early stage drugs
An innovative new Consortium will act as a ‘match-making’ service between pharmaceutical companies and researchers in Cambridge with the aim of developing and studying precision medicines for some of the most globally devastating diseases.
The collaboration aims to enhance disease understanding and increase the pace of discovery of new therapeutics