news EIT heads reach agreement on IP and liability

CEOs sign letter saying problem solved, after raising concerns about proposed changes to how European Institute of Innovation and Technology clusters operate

news Ten steps to success in tech transfer: the case of KU Leuven

A new Science|Business report analyses the principles and strategies that lie at the heart of one of the world’s most productive tech transfer offices, Leuven Research and Development

news Building the innovation hub in Stockholm

Alexander von Gabain, the new innovation leader at Karolinska Institutet, pushes the famed medical school to bring more companies, entrepreneurs and investment on campus

news Tackling climate change: the technology is there but adoption is slow

The world has all the technology it needs to completely switch to renewable energy, but adoption remains slow, said delegates at a Science|Business conference in Barcelona

news Seram Coatings scoops ACES spin-out prize

The company claims it is the first in the world to have developed an anti-corrosion and wear-resistant coating based on silicon carbide, one of the world´s hardest compounds. It beat three other finalists in the 7th annual ACES competition today in Barcelona

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Brain cancer surgery made easier

A new high-tech camera helps neurosurgeons to distinguish more accurately between cancer cells and brain tissue. The technology, which is now being tested by Spanish neurosurgeons, has been developed by a consortium of European universities and it was funded by the EU’s 7th Framework Programme.  

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viewpoints How European research and innovation can help to address climate change

As climate talks convene in Paris, research stands ready to make a greater contribution to addressing this challenge, says Luke Georghiou. However, it must be properly integrated into a broader approach, he tells the Science|Business Annual Summit in Barcelona

viewpoints New reward system needed to encourage pharma to develop new antibiotics

As the first World Antibiotics Awareness week has highlighted, the traditional business model for antibiotics is broken. Incentives are required to promote development of new products, says Luke Moore. What about a lump sum payment?

viewpoints The new EU science advisers: why we want the role and what we expect

Four of the seven members of the Commission’s new science advice panel talk to Science|Business about bridging the science-policy divide and avoiding the Brussels bear traps

viewpoints More scrutiny is needed of irreproducible science

The fact that original research cannot be replicated does not point to fraud, but it does waste resources and slow scientific progress, says Jim Smith of the UK Medical Research Council. He shares his ideas for tackling the problem with Science|Business

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report Creating a virtuous circle in technology transfer - The case of KU Leuven

Leading research universities around the world are becoming powerful engines of innovation. The most successful institutions generate tens or even hundreds...

report The impact of high-growth entrepreneurship policy in Finland

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.

report Picking up where the banks left off: Can IP help small companies grow, and Europe’s economy revive?

In this report, we look at the big picture of IP management across the globe – and offer some case studies...

report The leading life sciences clusters in Europe

This study offers an overview of the leading life sciences innovation hubs across Europe – some of which are also world...

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event IP Summit 2015 (Partner Event)

For the tenth year, on 3 and 4 December 2015, Premier Cercle™ will gather 100+ IP high-level speakers and 500+ delegates from corporate, private, institutional and academia worlds at the Pan-European Intellectual Property Summit (IP Summit Berlin)

Berlin, Germany - 03 December 2015

event Science Forum: South Africa - 2015 (Partner Event)

Igniting conversations about science.

International Convention Centre, Pretoria, South Africa - 08 December 2015

event Big data in healthcare

How will big and better data help healthcare delivery and patient outcomes?

Brussels - 26 January 2016

event The 2016 Science|Business Horizon 2020 Conference - 4th Edition

A Science|Business public conference

Brussels - 16 February 2016

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S|B Innovation Network

network Aalto University researchers successful in competition for ERC funding

Aalto has succeeded exceedingly well in obtaining funding from the EU framework programme

network European university leaders discuss future of higher education at Imperial

Representatives from 21 of Europe's leading research universities met at Imperial on Friday and Saturday.

network New Knowledge Transfer website to grow CERN’s industry links

CERN’s Knowledge Transfer Group has just launched a new tool to encourage CERN researchers and businesses to share their technologies, ideas and expertise.

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