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Pharma companies pledge action to fight antimicrobial resistance

New pact by major companies including Johnson & Johnson, Pfizer, Sanofi, AstraZeneca and Novartis follows vow by global leaders for greater effort against superbugs

Can EU’s new investment vehicle deliver?

The European Commission is hoping a new public-private fund of funds can bolster venture capital markets and funnel money to start-ups, while providing competition to the dominant European Investment Fund

Square Kilometre Array prepares for the ultimate big data challenge

The world’s most powerful radio telescope will collect more information each day than the entire internet. Major advances in computing are required to handle this data, but it can be done, says Bernie Fanaroff, strategic advisor for the SKA

Why the EU needs to start spending on defence R&D

Amid condemnations from the US and falling national spending, a fresh initiative to maintain Europe's defence clout is vital, says Nick Witney of the European Council on Foreign Relations and adviser to the European Commission on defence research

To keep flying high it is time to stop neglecting basic research in aviation

Europe currently allows industry to set most of the research targets in aviation. This is limiting creativity in the field and leaving the skies open for countries including China to make the big science strides in the future, says Spiros Pantelakis

EU must do more to boost private investment and deliver on green cities vision

The EU’s Green Capital programme aims to bring back nature and make our cities sustainable. But green projects cost money. The EU needs to articulate the vision and improve incentives to attract private investment

Investment Archive
Pharma companies pledge action to fight antimicrobial resistance
New pact by major companies including Johnson & Johnson, Pfizer, Sanofi, AstraZeneca and Novartis follows vow by global leaders for greater...
ESADE and SEAT team up to train future executives
The automaker has signed a collaboration agreement with the business school and has become an honorary member of the ESADE Foundation...
NTNU and UiB Network to talk business and academia cooperation at Brussels conference
Norway has strong academic partnerships with Europe. Aligned with our national R&D strategy, we would like to enhance our presence, share...
Can EU’s new investment vehicle deliver?
The European Commission is hoping a new public-private fund of funds can bolster venture capital markets and funnel money to start-ups,...
Square Kilometre Array prepares for the ultimate big data challenge
The world’s most powerful radio telescope will collect more information each day than the entire internet. Major advances in computing are...
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ESADE and SEAT team up to train future executives

The automaker has signed a collaboration agreement with the business school and has become an honorary member of the ESADE Foundation

NTNU and UiB Network to talk business and academia cooperation at Brussels conference

Norway has strong academic partnerships with Europe. Aligned with our national R&D strategy, we would like to enhance our presence, share...

ETH Zurich wins competition for ESA start-up programme

ETH Zurich was awarded the contract by the European Space Agency (ESA) for the ESA Business Incubation Centre Switzerland. The initiative was launched by the State Secretariat for Education, Research and Innovation. It supports selected young start-ups with a connection to space technologies.

Horizon 2020 Special Coverage
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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