news Can EU’s new investment vehicle deliver?

The European Commission is hoping a new public-private fund of funds can bolster venture capital markets and funnel money to start-ups, while providing competition to the dominant European Investment Fund

news Square Kilometre Array prepares for the ultimate big data challenge

The world’s most powerful radio telescope will collect more information each day than the entire internet. Major advances in computing are required to handle this data, but it can be done, says Bernie Fanaroff, strategic advisor for the SKA

news Pharma companies pledge action to fight antimicrobial resistance

New pact by major companies including Johnson & Johnson, Pfizer, Sanofi, AstraZeneca and Novartis follows vow by global leaders for greater effort against superbugs

news Journal to experiment with ‘results free’ peer review

BMC Psychology will hide study outcomes from reviewers to try root out the scourge of unpublished negative results

news Leading science news service compromised by cyberattack

Hack leaves EurekAlert! with almost a fortnight of disruption

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Mobile tech tracks depression, epilepsy and MS

A new research programme led by King’s College London and Janssen Pharmaceutica NV is developing new ways of monitoring major depressive disorder, epilepsy, and multiple sclerosis using wearable devices and smartphone technology.


Urgent questions about food and diet that ERC researchers are trying to answer. Their results could make you healthier.

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viewpoints Why the EU needs to start spending on defence R&D

Amid condemnations from the US and falling national spending, a fresh initiative to maintain Europe's defence clout is vital, says Nick Witney of the European Council on Foreign Relations and adviser to the European Commission on defence research

viewpoints Treating robots like electronic people is a bad idea

Robots are a threat to future employment and incomes, and their owners should pay social security taxes to protect pensions, say MEPs. But manufacturers claim this would impede a promising new field

viewpoints We need a clear view of the post-Brexit landscape

Japanese government memo calls for an end to the uncertainty and sets out requirements of Japanese companies if they are to remain invested in the UK. The demands include the UK continuing to have access to EU R&D funds

viewpoints To keep flying high it is time to stop neglecting basic research in aviation

Europe currently allows industry to set most of the research targets in aviation. This is limiting creativity in the field and leaving the skies open for countries including China to make the big science strides in the future, says Spiros Pantelakis

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report The EIC: Breaking through, scaling up

In this report, for presentation to the Commissioner at the annual Science|Business Horizon 2020 conference on 16 February 2016 in Brussels,...

report The Knowledge Future: Intelligent policy choices for Europe 2050

This report elaborates on challenges and opportunities that three "Megatrends" - globalization, demographic change and technological change - represent for Europe’s...

report Creating a virtuous circle in technology transfer - The case of KU Leuven

Leading research universities around the world are becoming powerful engines of innovation. The most successful institutions generate tens or even hundreds...

report The impact of high-growth entrepreneurship policy in Finland

This report explores the effectiveness of Finland’s high-growth entrepreneurship policy: whether or not this policy has helped mitigate money and skills gaps in the Finnish entrepreneurial ecosystem, thereby helping new firms grow.

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event Research Strategies: Europe 2030 and the next Framework Programme

A Science|Business Network conference

Brussels - 12 October 2016

event 10 tech enablers: Europe’s rising university-industry clusters

A Science|Business conference, supported by Huawei

Brussels - 18 October 2016

event “Mapping Europe: A review of national experiences with patient outcome measures” Spotlight on France

A by-invitation Science|Business event as part of a series of high-level roundtables around the EU on healthcare data and analytics

Paris - 08 November 2016

event EU Healthcare: How to shift the focus to patient outcomes

A Science|Business event as part of a series of high-level roundtables around the EU on healthcare data and analytics

London - 16 December 2016

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network Chalmers winner at the Green Gown Awards

Chalmers and the Challenge Lab won the European prize at the GUPES Green Gown awards 2016.The GUPES Green Gown Awards are the most prestigious recognition of environmental and sustainability best practice within the further and higher education sectors.

network ESADE and SEAT team up to train future executives

The automaker has signed a collaboration agreement with the business school and has become an honorary member of the ESADE Foundation

network NTNU and UiB Network to talk business and academia cooperation at Brussels conference

Norway has strong academic partnerships with Europe. Aligned with our national R&D strategy, we would like to enhance our presence, share...

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