Clever intellectual property (IP) management and carefully designed government policies can help SMEs raise more finance, reducing the risk for banks and venture capital investors, according to new Science|Business reports
Research lobbyists gathered in Brussels to tell the European Commission what they like and what is niggling them about the €77B research programme to date
Financial services chief reveals an assortment of 33 measures aimed at overcoming Europe’s investment crunch
A new Science|Business analysis puts the spotlight on the most innovative clusters in Europe, uncovering what it takes to translate research from bench to bedside and highlighting the crucial need for policy support, innovation pull, and access to finance
Researchers at V-Charge, an EU funded project, are now testing an automated valet parking system at Amsterdam's Schiphol Airport. V-Charge aims at developing a smart car system that allows for autonomous driving in designated areas, such as big parking lots and public transportation hubs.
Source: European Commission 2015 / euronews 2015
Brexit would cut research funding and undermine the UK’s standing in science. But more than the money, EU collaboration is needed to address global problems like climate change and ageing, says Cambridge vice chancellor Leszek Borysiewicz
One of the best features of Horizon 2020 risks becoming its fatal flaw. Open-ended competitions have resulted in a flood of doomed applications, some 80 pages in length. Proposals should be shorter, and call topics tightened
German physicist Christiane Heinicke is spending one year as a pretend-astronaut in a Mars simulation. She talks to Science|Business about her motivation for helping to prepare humans mentally for an historic journey to the red planet
His robot can build ‘children’ without human command, but Luzius Brodbeck says it demonstrates that creating truly sophisticated robots is so difficult there is no need to worry about them taking over the world
Despite seeing her text on copyright reform watered down in a European Parliament vote in June, MEP Julia Reda tells Science|Business the case for data mining of published research is too strong for the EU to ignore
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.
report Picking up where the banks left off: Can IP help small companies grow, and Europe’s economy revive?
In this report, we look at the big picture of IP management across the globe – and offer some case studies...
This study offers an overview of the leading life sciences innovation hubs across Europe – some of which are also world...
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.
event Innovating for Growth
At the 2015 Science|Business Annual Summit, on the eve of the COP 21 Conference on Climate Change, Science|Business is gathering the leaders in European innovation for a two-day programme of private and public debate on how to attain sustainable growth through research and innovation.
Barcelona - 20 November 2015
For the tenth year, on 3 and 4 December 2015, Premier Cercle™ will gather 100+ IP high-level speakers and 500+ delegates from corporate, private, institutional and academia worlds at the Pan-European Intellectual Property Summit (IP Summit Berlin)
Berlin, Germany - 03 December 2015
The EU funded project XCYCLE aims to develop technologies that will reduce traffic-related deaths among bicycle riders, and will increase cyclers’ safety on the road.
The agreement sets the stage for continued cutting edge research and deep space technology development