Scientists rush to the defence of EU Chief Science Adviser
The big guns of European science have hit back at calls for the position of chief scientist to be scrapped. Jean-Claude Juncker, President-elect of the European Commission, hints the role may be restructured
Big data foments scientific revolution
In what may become the biggest paradigm shift in the history of science, Big Data is overthrowing the established scientific method
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Europe’s budding business angels lack knowledge, not money
Investment from angels is on the rise, but they need help to invest wisely. It’s time to professionalise angel investing, says Herwig Rollett, co-founder of the Business Angel Institute in Vienna
How to make regenerative medicine happen
Cell therapies hold the promise of more effective treatments for a range of diseases, but they face a long and expensive route to market. The key is to reduce risk and attract investors, says Keith Thompson, head of the UK Cell Therapy Catapult
Vital life sciences research is impeded by a lack of understanding of the role of patents
The uncertainty sparked by the US ruling that the BRCA1 and BRCA2 breast cancer genes are not patentable is holding back the development of diagnostics and therapies, says patent lawyer Adrian Tombling
Scientists rush to the defence of EU Chief Science Adviser
The big guns of European science have hit back at calls for the position of chief scientist to be scrapped. Jean-Claude Juncker, President-elect of the European Commission, hints the role may be restructured
UK announces plan to put driverless cars on the road by 2015
£10M initiative to test computer-controlled vehicles in three cities
Call for EU chief science adviser position to be scrapped
The role of the European Commission’s top science adviser is unaccountable, opaque and controversial, say lobby groups in an open letter

Imperial Innovations Group: Portfolio company Abzena announces offer price
Imperial Innovations Group plc (AIM: IVO or 'the Group' 'Innovations') notes that Abzena plc ('Abzena') has today announced the pricing of its initial public offering, prior to seeking Admission of its shares to AIM.
Waters Corporation acquires Imperial's iKnife technology
Waters Corporation has secured a deal to acquire the technology behind the surgical "iKnife" being developed at Imperial College London.
King's College London is to lead a new UK university office in Brazil
The increasing importance of Brazil as an emerging key global player in education, research and innovation is to be underlined with the opening of a new UK university office in São Paulo this week.




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Small companies, big ideas: How intellectual property helps SME's grow
Dynamic small companies are a key to driving economic growth; that much we all know. But what helps those companies grow? For a technologybased company, one answer is obvious: The ideas on which they found the company. In short, their intellectual property.
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Horizon 2020: The ethics project

The value(s) of science: An open inquiry into the ethics of Horizon 2020
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 to spotlight the ethical dimensions of this vital new EU initiative.
Horizon 2020: The ethics project
Science|Business begins a series of viewpoints on the ethical dimensions of Europe’s biggest R&D programme
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.
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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.
Square - Brussels Meeting Centre - 13 November 2014
5G@Europe Summit 2014 (Partner Event)
We bring the world’s leading mobile network experts to Munich – The 5G@Europe Summit (5G ES) aims to foster debate and provide a forum for sharing ideas regarding the mobile communications of the future.
Innovative regions: How can the EU support regional growth?
A high-level conference with Johannes Hahn, EU Regional Policy Commissioner
From Lab to Market: Horizon 2020 - and how the EU can advance innovation
A Science|Business conference followed by the first annual Science|Business lecture
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