The finance-boosting InnovFin scheme expands, with the addition of three new facilities
As civil servants from the EU’s research directorate prepare to slink off to sunnier climates, the Research Commissioner suggests brain food to add to suitcases
Henkel and Ehler tell Research Commissioner to put basic research first, venture capital second
MEPs Ehler and Henkel criticise Commission plans to boost the availability of venture capital by creating one or several fund of funds. Both MEPs asked Carlos Moedas to prioritise keeping the research budget intact over attracting venture capital investments.
Fresh data from the European Commission shows there is an increase in new female graduates. But a lack of women in leadership roles is a continuing problem, says Curt Rice, who leads Norway's committee on gender balance in research
Research Commissioner Carlos Moedas wants an initiative to tackle science misconduct to be in place by the end of the year. It is an issue Europe is divided on, says Simon Godecharle, researcher and ethicist at KU Leuven
The EU Commission is setting up a new science advice scheme. Before recruiting experts, it should specify the goals and methodology, says Martin Kowarsch, Head of Scientific Assessments, Ethics and Public Policy at Germany’s MCC climate change research institute
viewpoints Greek scientists debate the economic crisis
Greece’s research base is crumbling and the brightest minds brain draining away, many warn. Science|Business talks to two representative researchers about what should be done
Europe needs a mandatory exception to let scientists mine publicly-funded research locked up in the online databases of academic content. The recent EU Parliamentary vote does not provide this, says Paul Ayris, Director of Library Services at University College London
To succeed at Horizon 2020, you need a good road map – not just for the fundamentals of applying for grants, but...
In October 2014, members of the Science|Business Network of universities and companies met in Berlin to compare notes about the future of four key sectors in Europe. This is what they see coming.
report Fixing the system: Horizon 2020 should focus on the overall system for delivering healthcare, experts say
Across the European Union, healthcare authorities are striving to increase the efficiency and effectiveness of their delivery systems. The population is...
Every year since 2008, the Science|Business Innovation Board has gathered entrepreneurs and innovators from across Europe for its annual awards. Meet this year’s winners – transforming education, enterprise, and the economy.
The world spends millions a year on telescopes, synchrotrons, colliders, DNA databases and other ‘big science’ projects. What does it get for that money?
A high level conference on the leading life science clusters in Europe
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The collaboration aims to enhance disease understanding and increase the pace of discovery of new therapeutics
The Imperial Incubator celebrated its spinout companies' extraordinary growth at a special 'graduation' event yesterday.
Nature Photonics has published a study by group of researchers from Rome's Sapienza University, in collaboration with the Radboud University of Nijmegen and the Politecnico di Milano. The research shows that in the future it will be possible to store data at speeds ten thousand times higher than those achievable with our current technology.