news Director General of the Joint Research Centre calls EU chief scientific adviser role into question
Brussels’s short-lived science advice experiment was “difficult”, and the reaction to the scrapping of the role overblown, says Vladimir Šucha, head of the EU’s in-house science service
Google’s products are systematically displayed at the top of the page, irrespective of relevance to the query, says Competition Commissioner Margrethe Vestager, who also confirmed a separate probe into company’s mobile software Android
European scientists can now apply for research contracts and jobs at the third generation light source at the Sesame facility in Jordan, which is due to come on stream next year
With time running out to reverse Horizon 2020 cuts, UK universities take their fight to the EU’s doorstep
The European Investment Bank (EIB) is devising a funding scheme for innovative SMEs and mid-caps which will “help projects to become investment ready,” says Shiva Dustdar, Head of EIB’s RDI Advisory
Cold air and abundant renewable energy are the ingredients for greener data centres, says Matz Engman, who helped entice internet giant Facebook to set up shop in the remote north of Sweden
Mounds of paperwork and regulation are blocking the route to capital markets for small companies. It’s time for reforms to change this, says Rainer Riess, head of the Federation for European Securities
A Science|Business Network Brief
Limpet teeth have overtaken spider silk as the world’s strongest natural material. As attempts are made to replicate and put this material to use, it is important to look to the IP strategy, say patent attorneys Ben Dempster and Jennifer Unsworth
A new online platform ShareIn is connecting biotech companies with investors. This is forcing traditional funders to up their game and cut back on layers of intermediary costs for start-ups, says Jude Cook, co-founder of ShareIn
In October 2014, members of the Science|Business Network of universities and companies met in Berlin to compare notes about the future of four key sectors in Europe. This is what they see coming.
report Fixing the system: Horizon 2020 should focus on the overall system for delivering healthcare, experts say
Across the European Union, healthcare authorities are striving to increase the efficiency and effectiveness of their delivery systems. The population is...
Every year since 2008, the Science|Business Innovation Board has gathered entrepreneurs and innovators from across Europe for its annual awards. Meet this year’s winners – transforming education, enterprise, and the economy.
The world spends millions a year on telescopes, synchrotrons, colliders, DNA databases and other ‘big science’ projects. What does it get for that money?
This paper highlights the need for developing appropriate new open innovation institutions, to help bridge this gap from open science to open innovation.
A high-level dinner debate on the best approaches to deal with a changing and evolving science and knowledge environment.
Brussels - 28 May 2015
The 5th annual Symposium, London June 2/3, 2015
London - 02 June 2015
network Biogen Presents New Anti-LINGO-1 Phase 2 Acute Optic Neuritis Data Demonstrating Neurological Repair
"RENEW is the first study to show repair of the human central nervous system (CNS) through remyelination, and the results support our ongoing development of this molecule"
Imperial College London has been awarded a £2.7 million grant to develop drugs that lessen the damage caused by a heart attack.