Trans-atlantic trade talks a major fault line for new Parliament
MEPs voice strong reservations on the Transatlantic Trade and Investment Partnership negotiations to the EU Commissioner for Trade
Harnessing biotechnology for a more sustainable economy
Taking a page out of nature’s handbook, Novozymes deploys enzymes to help (re) create a bio-based society
EU-industry partnerships launch with new research calls worth €1B
Diabetes, hydrogen-powered vehicles and electronics are among the diverse range of research to receive funding
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How to make regenerative medicine happen
Cell therapies hold the promise of more effective treatments for a range of diseases, but they face a long and expensive route to market. The key is to reduce risk and attract investors, says Keith Thompson, head of the UK Cell Therapy Catapult
Vital life sciences research is impeded by a lack of understanding of the role of patents
The uncertainty sparked by the US ruling that the BRCA1 and BRCA2 breast cancer genes are not patentable is holding back the development of diagnostics and therapies, says patent lawyer Adrian Tombling
Back small companies to deliver new medicines
Pharmaceutical R&D functions at its best in small, agile and innovative SMEs. Replacing state subsidies and grant funding for research with start-up and development capital, would bring productivity improvements, says Mark Bloomfield, CEO of French biotech Polyplus Transfection
Trans-atlantic trade talks a major fault line for new Parliament
MEPs voice strong reservations on the Transatlantic Trade and Investment Partnership negotiations to the EU Commissioner for Trade
MEPs appoint replacement Commissioner for Industry and Entrepreneurship
Temporary stand-in Ferdinando Nelli Feroci is quizzed on his priorities for the next four months
EU-industry partnerships launch with new research calls worth €1B
Diabetes, hydrogen-powered vehicles and electronics are among the diverse range of research to receive funding

Santander & WMG announce a score of places for SME senior managers in business leadership programme
A new initiative to provide business leadership training for 20 senior managers from fast growing SMEs (Small and Medium Sized Enterprises) has just been launched by WMG, at the University of Warwick, in partnership with Santander.
Sarah Springman to become Rector of ETH Zurich
The ETH Board confirmed today that Sarah Springman, Professor of Geotechnical Engineering, is to become the new Rector of ETH Zurich. Alongside Lino Guzzella, who will move from the office of Rector to the Presidency, Springman will help shape the future of ETH Zurich as part of the Executive Board from January 2015.
Imperial College London creates new Chinese R&D opportunities
Following Premier Li Keqiang's visit to the UK, the President of Imperial College London is leading a delegation to China to promote research, innovation and education ties between the two countries.




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Small companies, big ideas: How intellectual property helps SME's grow
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Horizon 2020: The ethics project

The value(s) of science: An open inquiry into the ethics of Horizon 2020
With Europe’s biggest-ever research programme, Horizon 2020, now underway, Science|Business gathered several leaders in European research, industry and policy to debate the ethical questions that may arise. Their reflections, gathered here, are part of a Science|Business effort to spotlight the ethical dimensions of this vital new EU initiative.
Horizon 2020: The ethics project
Science|Business begins a series of viewpoints on the ethical dimensions of Europe’s biggest R&D programme
The Innovation Connection - The 2014 Science|Business Summit
The 2014 Science|Business Summit will bring together leaders from research, industry and policy to debate current future trends needed to unleash Europe's technological potential.
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The EU Energy Challenge: Can innovation fill the gap?
The EU’s transition to a sustainable energy system is a top policy challenge of the coming decade. Though much progress has been achieved, the pace of change is too slow.
Square - Brussels Meeting Centre - 13 November 2014
5G@Europe Summit 2014 (Partner Event)
We bring the world’s leading mobile network experts to Munich – The 5G@Europe Summit (5G ES) aims to foster debate and provide a forum for sharing ideas regarding the mobile communications of the future.
Innovative regions: How can the EU support regional growth?
A high-level conference with Johannes Hahn, EU Regional Policy Commissioner
From Lab to Market: Horizon 2020 - and how the EU can advance innovation
A Science|Business conference followed by the first annual Science|Business lecture
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