news EU Commission sketches possible directions for FP9

The European Commission launches the Bohemia Study, a foresight exercise aiming to ensure the next EU research programme is equal to the challenges of the 2020s

news Europe grows new breed of high-tech clusters: supporting local industry

Rotterdam, Stockholm, Munich among 10 digital hubs with a unique European flavour, according to new Science|Business report

news Is Horizon 2020 working for you?

EU today launches public survey on R&D programme, to run until January

news New Horizon 2020 deal with US aims to boost research ties

European Commission hopes special arrangement will draw more US scientists to its research programme. US researchers will no longer have to sign contracts agreeing to share IP

news Open science is “golden opportunity” for publishers

Research commissioner Carlos Moedas reaffirms his commitment to free-to-view access to scientific research funded by the public purse

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Smits calls for public input on FP9 foresight work

“I call upon everyone to participate in this” planning process for the next big EU R&D effort, Robert Jan-Smits, head of the European Commission’s research department, told a Science|Business meeting in Brussels last week. Part of it is a foresight exercise, called the Bohemia Study, to predict the big challenges in health, energy and other fields that FP9 may need to address.

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

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viewpoints After a difficult start-up, EIT Digital is delivering the goods

Its parent organisation had a damning review from the European Court of Auditors in April, but Willem Jonker, CEO of the European Institute of Innovation and Technology’s digital cluster tells Science|Business the foundations are in place for future growth

viewpoints How will the next EU research programme shape up without the UK and Switzerland?

The prospect of losing two science heavyweights looms over preparations for Framework Programme 9. Science|Business brought together researchers, funders and policymakers to debate and discuss the implications

viewpoints Hard Brexit is a dark scenario for research

To keep scientific talent flowing into the country, the British government must not make a complete break with the EU, says Carsten Welsch, head of physics at Liverpool University

viewpoints In a post-factual world politicians have never been more in need of science advice

New Zealand's chief science adviser Peter Gluckman says the demand for expert advice keeps on growing, despite an apparent dismissal of evidence in politics today

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report Ten Tech Hubs: European wireless clusters that make industry and jobs grow

In this special reference report, commissioned by Huawei, Science|Business examines 10 tech clusters, which provide case studies on the integration of information and communications technologies (ICT) into an economy, and of a region into the wider world.

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...

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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 The data challenge: What and how should we measure patient outcomes?

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

London - 16 December 2016

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network ESADE and PwC launch Public Sector Observatory

The aim of the initiative is to encourage the transformation of the public sector by training public-sector professionals, organising debates and promoting research

network Aalto University to intensify collaboration with Helsinki environmental authority

Aalto University and Helsinki Region Environmental Services Authority have a long tradition of collaboration and the new agreement is aimed at creating more systematic forms of collaboration.

network Karolinksa spin out plans to go public after name change

Karolinksa spin out Dilaforette changes name to Modus Therapeutics and announces intention to conduct an Initial Public Offering

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