Policy Workshop: UN Rio 20
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Door to Horizon 2020 re-opens for Switzerland – by a crack
Sighs of relief in Switzerland, as the EU accepts its scientists back into a handful of research programmes
Delays in research payments a “dramatic situation” warns EU Research Commissioner
With small business nervous about delays in getting paid for EU contracts, failure to find a solution “would seriously put into question the reputation of the EU as a reliable funder of research,” says Máire Geoghegan-Quinn
One week on: reactions to Juncker’s team
The new Commission goes down well with industry, but environmentalists are less keen
Memo to Juncker: How to fix the innovation deficit in the new Commission
The lack of innovation portfolios at the top of the new European Commission has a simple solution: name science and innovation advisors to each Vice President
“Invention means you’ve invented something – it doesn’t mean you’ve been successful”
Spinning out technology used in space missions is a high-risk game. Frank Salzgeber, head of technology transfer at the European Space Agency and space tech’s “friendly uncle”, tells Science|Business how he can help
Only a ‘Yes’ to independence can protect research in Scotland’s universities
Independence will leave Scotland better-placed to support its universities and enable the country to attract more private R&D funding, says Professor Bryan MacGregor, Vice Principal and Head of the College of Physical Sciences at Aberdeen University
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Innovation in Progress - Science|Business Network
Aalto University appointed three new vice presidents
The Aalto University Board has appointed three new vice presidents, to commence their work on 1 October 2014. The current vice presidents' term ends on 30 September 2014.
Chalmers: The sound of an atom has been captured
Researchers at Chalmers are first to show the use of sound to communicate with an artificial atom. They can thereby demonstrate phenomena from quantum physics with sound taking on the role of light. The results are published by the journal Science.
ESADE is a sponsor of the EU-funded European Business Growth Catalyst project
The objective of the EBGC team is to combine the talents of entrepreneurs with the knowledge of Europe’s leading business schools
Horizon 2020 Special Coverage
Universities, Businesses & Co.: Together we can (Partner Event)
Strategic inter-sectoral Partnerships for Economic and Social Change and Growth
Rome - 02 October 2014
Foresight: Europe 2030
The purpose of this event is to draw on the expertise of a group of high-level participants about how Europe is...
Berlin - 06 October 2014
The Future of Europe is Science (Partner Event)
Bringing together actors from the world of science, industry and society, the two-day conference aims to take stock of European achievements...
Lisbon - 06 October 2014
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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