Project backed by European Research Council aims to develop new science and techniques to holistically evaluate earthquake and tsunami risks
Scientists will be encouraged to publish findings ahead of peer review, with papers going online just a week after submission. The research charity hopes other funders will follow its lead
The new government must negotiate close links to EU R&D programmes, ensure researchers from EU countries can work in the UK and UK nationals can work in the EU - and make good the loss of funding
news Romania joins CERN
Eight years after filing its application, Romania becomes the twenty-second member of the particle physics lab
Analysis predicts the cost of solar cells is to fall dramatically over next five years but the loss of subsidies will be a setback for the technology in Europe
The European Commission is banging the drum again for regions to adopt development plans that focus resources on their strongest sectors rather than scattering the money near and far. "Smart specialisation strategies create clear, stable, predictable investment conditions," says Jyrki Tapani Katainen, EU vice-president for jobs and growth.
As the European Commission is just now beginning to draft its next big R&I effort, Framework Programme 9, Science|Business offers a unique opportunity to debate policy options for the future.
viewpoints How to grow a new ARM in Europe
Its imminent sale to Japanese technology giant Softbank is a good time to reflect on some of the reasons chip designer ARM Holdings became a global phenomenon, says Peter Williamson of Cambridge University’s Judge Business School
While Brexit has put hopes for the unified European patent on hold, a new US pilot exemplifies how a single efficient patenting system can be used to underpin and promote innovation
viewpoints Could Brexit be a death knell for the European Unitary Patent and the Unified Patent Court?
UK withdrawal from the EU will fundamentally change the basic scope of the Unitary Patent and the associated Unitary Patent Court. This could permanently jeopardise the launch of the European single patent
Uncertainty reigns in British science, not least because the UK gets more out in R&D funding than it contributes. Nicola Blackwood MP, chair of parliament’s Science and Technology Committee, has written to Chancellor George Osborne demanding answers
In this report, for presentation to the Commissioner at the annual Science|Business Horizon 2020 conference on 16 February 2016 in Brussels,...
This report elaborates on challenges and opportunities that three "Megatrends" - globalization, demographic change and technological change - represent for Europe’s...
Leading research universities around the world are becoming powerful engines of innovation. The most successful institutions generate tens or even hundreds...
This report explores the effectiveness of Finland’s high-growth entrepreneurship policy: whether or not this policy has helped mitigate money and skills gaps in the Finnish entrepreneurial ecosystem, thereby helping new firms grow.
A Science|Business Network event
Brussels - 20 September 2016
A Science|Business Network event
Brussels - 12 October 2016
A Science|Business conference, supported by Huawei
Brussels - 18 October 2016
A Science|Business event as part of a series of high-level roundtable meetings around the EU on healthcare data and analytics
London - 16 December 2016
network UCL Technology Fund makes £1 million investment in gene therapy company, Freeline Therapeutics
The UCL Technology Fund (‘UCLTF’), which is dedicated to investing in intellectual property commercialisation opportunities arising from UCL’s world-class research base,...
UM Cure 2020 is a new European consortium to foster research on metastatic uveal melanoma and identify new treatments for this serious disease.