Europe’s leading big science labs form collaboration for commercialisation
Facilities including CERN, the European Southern Observatory and the European Molecular Biology Laboratory are joining forces to push advanced technologies they use in research into wider application and commercial products
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Big Science in Europe: what is it worth and how do we get more from it?
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New models are needed for translating open science to innovation

Internet-enabled forms of scientific collaboration, popularly referred to as open science, have not automatically translated into innovation. We must adapt by inventing new types of institutions, says Henry Chesbrough, father of open innovation

Patients should have more control over their health

Smartphones can help you understand and look after your health says Bruce Hellman, chief executive of health app start-up uMotif

VIDEO: Researchers, speak up!

With the prospect of cuts hanging over the EU’s research budget, scientists should be stirring, MEP Claude Turmes tells Science|Business

New figures reveal progress needed towards a digital Europe

The digital experience of Europeans depends on which country you are in. Performance varies from digital top players such as Denmark to lower-performance countries such as Romania, according to a new EU index

Big Science in Europe: what is it worth and how do we get more from it?

A new Science|Business report counts the benefits of big science and presents opinions from experts on how these projects can do even more to pay their way

Europe’s leading big science labs form collaboration for commercialisation

Facilities including CERN, the European Southern Observatory and the European Molecular Biology Laboratory are joining forces to push advanced technologies they use in research into wider application and commercial products


Imperial: Scientists unravel mechanisms that stop proteins misbehaving

Scientists have shed new light on the behaviour of proteins in cells, which could lead to fresh approaches for tackling diseases, including cancer.

Warwick: Researchers investigate hi-tech solutions to help patients get more out of their assistive technology

Adaptive, Assistive Rehabilitative Technology: Beyond the Clinic (AART-BC) will develop a platform to monitor the use of assistive technology (AT) and compliance with rehabilitation programmes (RP) and support the patient outside of the clinic.

ETH: An oscilloscope for MRI scanners

Take three driven physics wizards, an innovative business idea and lots of hard work, and what do you get? An ETH spin-off that could further advance both MRI research and medical diagnostics.





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