In Brussels, France and Finland, the challenge automation poses for employment is starting to be taken seriously. But MEPs have rejected a proposal to make owners pay social security for their robots
Billionaire philanthropist pitches for sustained EU research support in developing world, amidst fears that UK and US governments may dramatically scale back
An abruptly-announced plan to re-organise research councils raises spectre of political control over science, and sees researchers join wide backlash against new government
Beyond the focus on immigration, Le Pen’s bid for the French presidency has broadened to matters scientific and environmental. Science|Business takes a look at the policies she proposes and asks if that will endear her to scientists
A private meeting of Science|Business Brexit group
Brussels - 28 February 2017
A Science|Business Network roundtable discussion
Mission of Norway to the European Union, Brussels - 8 March 2017
viewpoints EU should step up research in Antarctica
A treasure trove of scientific opportunities, the frozen continent faces threats from climate change and a possible race for resources. Time to consider creating a European Antarctic Agency to advance research and protect the environment, says European External Action Service expert Didier Schmitt
Changes to Horizon 2020 salary rules are compounding difficulties Romania faces in attracting and retaining researchers. The EU could help by speeding up amendments on how salaries are calculated, says Daniel David, Vice-Rector for R&D, Babeș-Bolyai University
network Science researchers across Europe sign open letter condemning the Trump administration for its limitations on the open exchange of people and ideas
EuroScience, the non-profit grassroots association of researchers in Europe, has sent the politicians of Europe an open letter on behalf of 46 leading science organisations highlighting the negative impact of the ongoing policy reorientation under President Donald Trump and his administration on future scientific progress.
Stakeholders in the science community are invited to submit proposals for the scientific sessions at the upcoming 2018 edition of the...
Parsifal, coordinated by the University of Pisa, is a research project which has received three million euros in funds from the...
Focus on health
A Georgia Tech researcher explores how mobile devices can be used to close the gap in quality of healthcare between rich and poor
As more health data gets stored and analysed, the challenges of governance and culture stand in the way of progress, a Science|Business Healthy Measures conference heard. A solution: citizen involvement
European Commission awards €1M to new 10 minute test which identifies if a patient can be treated without antibiotics
Health systems can gather all kinds of patient data, but are they analysing and acting on it? A Science|Business conference gathered views from experts