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The 2015 Science|Business Horizon 2020 Conference
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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
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 been achieved, the pace of change is too slow.
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The Annual Report 2013-2014 is a summary of the activites of the Science|Business Innovation Board over the past year. The Science|Business...
US Venture capitalists adopt new strategies in 2011

As the US venture capital industry celebrates its 65th year, firms are seeking new ways to boost returns and grow their operations and portfolios.

Setting up in-house incubators for startups, expanding overseas, moving to a more distributed management, and funding venture research to solve specific problems, are amongst the strategies for moving the sector forward discussed at a meeting of venture capitalists at MIT last month.

“You have to proactively identify visionary entrepreneurs and their companies, be a value-add and build the management team, and establish the culture of the organisation,” Henry McCance, chairman emeritus of Greylock Partners told delegates at...

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