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news Too much talk of innovation?

Ahead of Horizon 2020’s midpoint review next year, researchers express concern that there’s too much focus on corporate innovation, jobs and economic growth – to the detriment of science

news Embattled European Institute of Innovation and Technology must improve, says Education Commissioner

Tibor Navracsics tells EIT conference the Institute has his ‘total support’ to make fast and far-reaching reforms. Research Commissioner Carlos Moedas meanwhile says his European Innovation Council will not compete with EIT

news European Innovation Council should not tap Horizon 2020, say universities

Joint statement by over 50 institutions says new council should not advise EU Commission on innovation policy or be a one stop shop for competitions run through Brussels

news UK government plans ethics council to guide big data researchers

Response to committee report agrees on need for new ethical framework. London’s Alan Turing Institute suggested as home for the expert body

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High-level jury picks European Inventor Award winners

An independent jury of business, science, academia and research authorities gathered in Munich to judge proposals for the European Inventor Award. The winners will be announced at a ceremony in Lisbon on 9 June.


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viewpoints EU Commission should stay away from cloud computing

The proposed multibillion-euro science cloud could become an expensive drain, like the Galileo satellite navigation project, fears Swedish MEP Christofer Fjellner

viewpoints Do not write-off the European Institute of Innovation and Technology

Breakthroughs take time - and EIT needs more time and more support to prove it can deliver, says former director of the Climate-KIC's UK arm, Richard Templer

viewpoints EIT needs reform to achieve its goals

After its damning report, Alex Brenninkmeijer, member of the European Court of Auditors, shares his thoughts on what is wrong with the European Institute of Innovation and Technology, and the prospects for the future

viewpoints As EU auditors release critical report, head of EIT says reforms underway

European Institute of Innovation and Technology director Martin Kern says progress being made but more resources needed to finish the job

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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 Scientific advice for policy: The start of the EU’s Scientific Advice Mechanism

A Science|Business Network event

Brussels - 03 May 2016

event Global Coroprate Venturing Symposium (Partner Event)

Now in its sixth year, the GCV Symposium is the leading event for global corporate venturing professionals

London - 24 May 2016

event Trends, Wishes and Dreams: Symposium on Detection and Imaging Technologies (Partner Event)

An event organised by the ATTRACT Consortium

ESADE Business School, Barcelona - 30 June 2016

event How to innovate towards a circular economy? (TBC)

A Science|Business Network event

Brussels - 21 September 2016

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network Karolinska Institutet investigating new case involving researcher Paolo Macchiarini

Karolinska Institutet (KI) is investigating another case of suspected scientific misconduct involving the researcher Paolo Macchiarini.

network Smart robots – more than the sum of their parts

The development of computer vision, machine learning and robotics has come a long way but there remains a lot of work to merge the technologies into a functioning integrated system to give us truly smart robots

network Four ETH Zurich researchers win European Research Council funding

Charalampos Anastasiou, Manfred Fiebig, Andreas Hierlemann and Johan Robertsson bag lucrative advanced grants

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