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German seed fund helps launch a new generation of start-ups with global ambitions

In the race to create world-beating technology companies from scratch, Germany spent most of the past thirty years on the sidelines. But the country’s start-up ecosystem is now flourishing - and foreign investors are taking a second look

TU Berlin finds the right formula for nurturing entrepreneurs

Spin-outs from TU Berlin are multiplying despite the tough economic climate. This success holds lessons for other universities on how to promote entrepreneurship

Seeds of entrepreneurship - Nothing ventured

The decline in venture capital funding means that seed funds are even more important to technology start-ups.

How to turn the spirit of youth towards entrepreneurship

Young people are not so hide-bound by risk. But they need the inputs of veteran investors and entrepreneurs to supply the missing ingredients in terms of experience, says Jaakko Hynynen, chief executive of the Finnish incubator, Startup Sauna

Too young to fund?

Financing high-tech start-ups is not getting any easier, but a pioneering UK biotech may have an escape route

The economic facts of life

A conference in Brussels separates the fact from myth in technology transfer.

Start-ups Archive
How to turn the spirit of youth towards entrepreneurship
Young people are not so hide-bound by risk. But they need the inputs of veteran investors and entrepreneurs to supply the...
German seed fund helps launch a new generation of start-ups with global ambitions
In the race to create world-beating technology companies from scratch, Germany spent most of the past thirty years on the sidelines....
Imperial and ICT innovation centre link-up investors and start-up businesses
Imperial and a major European ICT innovation community helped connect start-up companies and investors at the Investors Dinner Europe.
Aalto University Startup Sauna has been recognised as the leading young university incubator
Startup Sauna has been awarded in Silicon Valley by UBI Networks. The nomination for the top ”young” university business incubator for 2013...
Live broadcast of Managing Innovation International Conference, 17-18 January
This conference, organized by Nencki Institute of Experimental Biology PAS, will address the opportunities and barriers in the creation of new University...
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Imperial and ICT innovation centre link-up investors and start-up businesses

Imperial and a major European ICT innovation community helped connect start-up companies and investors at the Investors Dinner Europe.

Aalto University Startup Sauna has been recognised as the leading young university incubator

Startup Sauna has been awarded in Silicon Valley by UBI Networks. The nomination for the top ”young” university business incubator for 2013...

Live broadcast of Managing Innovation International Conference, 17-18 January

This conference, organized by Nencki Institute of Experimental Biology PAS, will address the opportunities and barriers in the creation of new University...

Horizon 2020 Special Coverage
The Role of Science in Policymaking
A high-level dinner debate on the best approaches to deal with a changing and evolving science and knowledge environment.
Brussels - 12 May 2015
2015 Global Corporate Venturing Symposium (Partner event)
The 5th annual Symposium, London June 2/3, 2015
London - 02 June 2015
Financing SMEs and growth (Date to be confirmed)
A Science|Business public conference
Brussels - 23 June 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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