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Horizon 2020 Special Coverage
The Innovation Connection - The 2014 Science|Business Summit
The 2014 Science|Business Summit will bring together leaders from research, industry and policy to debate current future trends needed to unleash Europe's technological potential.
Berlin - 07 October 2014
So you want to start a company?
A workshop on forming a university spin-out company. Jointly organised by Science|Business and ASTP Proton as part of the ESOF conference.
Copenhagen - 25 June 2014
ACES Selection Committee
The Academic Enterprise Awards (ACES) Selection Committee meets to short list the finalists of the 2014 awards.
Copenhagen - 23 June 2014
The value(s) of science
With Europe’s biggest-ever research programme, Horizon 2020, now underway, Science|Business gathered several leaders in European research, industry and policy to debate the ethical questions that may arise. Their reflections, gathered here, are part of a Science|Business effort...
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US venture capitalists look to 2011 to steady the ship

After the turbulence of credit crunch and recession, US venture capitalists regained some confidence in 2010. More money is becoming available for seed investments and start-ups, and the words Initial, Public and Offering are creeping back into the lexicon


Venture capital investment in the US picked up in 2010, with the number of deals topping 2,800, worth a total of more than US$ 21 billion, according to the two surveys of the industry. Investors expect more of the same in 2011, with high single-digit growth and a stabilising of the industry.

Most notably in 2010, pent-up demand for late-stage deals finally burst through the gates, and there were more seed and early-stage investments. Software topped...

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