Policy Workshop: UN Rio 20
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Drop off in level of innovation in Europe, data shows
German companies still top the table but overall Europe is less innovative, a new EU survey reveals
Self-aware Super Mario gives artificial intelligence a boost
A group of German researchers give limited intelligence to a well-known computer figure
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
Video: Get the incentives right or inventions will sit idle in the lab
Breakthroughs in renewable energy don’t come from Eureka moments in the laboratory, but from long term effort and investment to push nascent technologies to the point of cost efficiency, says Carlos Härtel, GE’s head of R&D in Europe
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Innovation in Progress - Science|Business Network
Syncona LLP and UCL Business PLC Announce the Formation of Autolus Limited, a Cancer Immunotherapy Company
Syncona LLP (“Syncona”) and UCL Business PLC (“UCLB”), the wholly-owned technology transfer company of University College London (“UCL”), announce the creation...
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.
ESA: Beagle-2 lander found on Mars
The UK-led Beagle-2 Mars lander, which hitched a ride on ESA’s Mars Express mission and was lost on Mars since 2003, has been found in images taken by a NASA orbiter at the Red Planet.
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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