Harvard economist Michael Porter argues that, to improve performance, healthcare systems need to measure not what goes in, but what comes out. A movement to focus more on such ‘patient outcomes’ is gathering speed in Europe
A new analysis says EU’s €3.3B pre-competitive drug research programme is delivering highly-rated science, levering in private money and creating new partnerships. But the full socio-economic benefits are yet to come
A second no-confidence motion laid down by fringe members of the Parliament against the Juncker Commission is certain to fail – but it raises pressure on the executive over long-awaited criteria for risky chemicals
Learn to analyse the European political context of your Funding Call, and how to develop a credible political/societal ‘story-line’ for your project.
The EU still has not learned basic lessons about innovation from its US competition. Professors Gunnar Landgren and Ramon Wyss, both instrumental in the formation of EIT Knowledge and Innovation Communities, explain how to remedy the European innovation paradox
The world needs a global plan to tackle antimicrobial resistance. Alongside a $2B fund to jump-start innovation there should be a $1B reward for companies when a new antibiotic is launched, says Jim O’Neill, chair of the review
As US universities expand into Asia and the Middle East, a survey of 47 heads of higher education reveals frustration at the pace of change in Europe. So are European institutions innovating enough to remain competitive?
The proposed multibillion-euro science cloud could become an expensive drain, like the Galileo satellite navigation project, fears Swedish MEP Christofer Fjellner
In this report, for presentation to the Commissioner at the annual Science|Business Horizon 2020 conference on 16 February 2016 in Brussels,...
This report elaborates on challenges and opportunities that three "Megatrends" - globalization, demographic change and technological change - represent for Europe’s...
Leading research universities around the world are becoming powerful engines of innovation. The most successful institutions generate tens or even hundreds...
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.
A reality check with the nickel and the surface engineering industrial value chain
European Parliament - 60 Rue Wiertz, 1047 Bruxelles - 01 June 2016
An event organised by the ATTRACT Consortium
ESADE Business School, Barcelona - 30 June 2016
A Science|Business Network event
Brussels - 21 September 2016
In the coming years, KU Leuven will partner with six universities in Budapest, Ljubljana, and Prague. “Rough diamonds,” according to Rector Rik Torfs: “We can help them realise their potential.”
GE Healthcare Life Sciences continues to invest in Uppsala. The company signs a two-year collaboration agreement with Uppsala BIO
Tore Curstedt at Karolinska Institutet’s Department of Molecular Medicine and Surgery has been nominated by the European Patent Office for a Lifetime Achievement Award at the 2016 European Inventor Award ceremony for his work with 'Curosurf'