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EU puts up almost €25 million for Ebola research
Funding to be spent on clinical trials in Africa and assessing safety of experimental vaccine candidates. EMA to speed reviews.
What are universities in Europe doing to teach entrepreneurship?
Educators from four countries shared some stories of how methods for nurturing entrepreneurs are changing, at the Science|Business Innovation Connection Summit
EU research will be damaged unless the budget is fixed, warns MEP
Small businesses and large research centres alike are concerned about the EU failing to pay them, says Christian Ehler
Binary Times: Analogue Europe is holding all of us back
Regrets, she has a few, but the real fault lies with politicians that remain tied to an analogue mind-set. The result is a two-speed Europe, says Neelie Kroes as she retires as Digital Commissioner – to be replaced by three men
Harnessing the fantastic power of students
Forget the theory: students are inspired by problem-solving and turning know-how into entrepreneurship. Even dissent is a focus for innovation, says John Einar Hustad of the Norwegian University of Science and Technology
Unlocking the potential of crowdfunding
Europe’s SMEs are starved of cash. Crowdfunding represents a potential way to overcome some of the fragmentation of Europe’s capital markets and improve access to financing for start-ups, says Karen Wilson of the policy thinktank Bruegel
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Innovation in Progress - Science|Business Network
KTH: Robot project envisions factories where more people want to work
Rather than taking jobs, robots will one day soon join people on the factory floor, as co-workers and collaborators. That’s the...
Politecnico di Milano on international magazines: two research studies published on "Science" and "Nature"
A group made by Politecnico di Milano researchers, thanks to the use of extremely short light pulses, has observed for the...
University of Luxembourg: Cushing’s Syndrome: LCSB researchers characterise a new tumour syndrome
Scientists at the Luxembourg Centre for Systems Biomedicine (LCSB) of the University of Luxembourg have published their findings that mutations in...
Horizon 2020 Special Coverage
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 - 14 November 2014
Aalto University Academic Summit (Partner Event)
The summit will focus on how universities contribute in creating knowledge societies thereby facilitating economic development, job creation and well-being.
Espoo, Finland - 18 November 2014
Horizon 2020 – New Commission, new Agenda
The 2015 Science|Business Horizon 2020 Conference
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