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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

VIDEO: Technology can help tackle Europe’s energy challenge

But in a time of dwindling resources in Europe and beyond, new energy technologies and processes must have efficiency as their watchword, says David Eyton, group head of technology at BP

“We want Google to be an engine of entrepreneurship in Europe”

The search engine giant will dramatically increase its investment in European start-ups and skills in 2015. Prospects are good, but there must be broader acceptance in Europe that some ventures will fail, says David Drummond, chair of Google Ventures

Would Like to Meet: researchers need a new way to court collaborators

While other social media networks for researchers are about showing off publications or keeping tabs on impact metrics, Piirus makes introductions. This is the way to find your perfect partner – for research, says Piirus founder Fiona Colligan

Investment Archive
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...
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...
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...
EU releases blueprint on capital markets union to unlock funding for growth
European Commission makes a fresh attempt to increase the flow of investment for innovative SMEs, by tapping sources outside banks. The...
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Innovation in Progress - Science|Business Network

Imperial to create new opportunities for spin-outs and scale-ups at Babraham

Imperial is to invest in a new facility at the Babraham Research Campus in Cambridge to support spin-out and scale-up companies.

MBA '15 students launch the first collective scholarship for an international programme

The MBA '15 initiative is aligned with ESADE's commitment to society and it forms part of the ESADE Challenge for Talent campaign

Horizon 2020 Special Coverage
Energy Forecast Summit 2015 (Partner event)
Join the pan-European energy community for the 2015 edition of the Energy Forecast Summit on March 4 & 5, 2015 in...
Brussels - 04 March 2015
6th University Business Forum (Partner Event)
The Sixth UBForum provides a unique platform for stakeholders from academia and the business sector in Europe. Password: NPEC
Brussels - 05 March 2015
Disease prevention. Dementia, Cardiovascular disease, Oncology
A high-level roundtable as part of the Science|Business foresight series
Brussels - 24 March 2015
Unlocking the value of Personalised Healthcare in Europe
This new study shows ICT investments could cut healthcare costs for key ailments by more than 35%.
Bigger and Simpler: A short guide to the EU's €80 billion Horizon 2020 programme
A two-year political fight formally began in Brussels on 30 November with the publication of the European Commission's plan for Horizon 2020, its omnibus R&D programme. It promises less red tape, broader benefits, and more jobs and economic growth.
Biofuels: The Next Generation
Key ideas and recommendations to accelerate the deployment of sustainable biofuels have emerged at the second in a series of three high-level academic policy debates on the energy R&D challenge, The Energy Difference
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