news EU names star panel of innovation advisors

Commissioner Moedas’ plans for a European Innovation Council move a step forward with naming of 15 top investors and entrepreneurs to advise

news Investors and entrepreneurs form EU’s new innovation advisory body

The European Commission announced the names of 15 well-known business people who will form a new High Level Group of Innovators to advise on innovation policy. This is the list.

news Scientists discover reasons for hope (but mostly despair) in May’s big Brexit speech

Despite some warm words on research collaboration, the British prime minister’s uncompromising stance on immigration, and eagerness to escape the EU’s legal remit, threatens UK participation in future EU research programmes

news Antonio Tajani: My outlook for EU research

Newly-elected EU Parliament President Antonio Tajani tells Science|Business where and how the EU should be spending its research cash in the coming years

news European Parliament presidential election: where the candidates stand on research

During five years in office, Martin Schultz has turned the post of president into one of the most influential in the EU. With seven MEPs vying to replace him in the election Science|Business assesses their attitudes to R&D

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event Defence R&D: On the rise in the EU

A Science|Business Network event (by invitation only)

Brussels - 26 January 2017

event Playing the Brexit cards: Strategies for universities and companies

Science|Business Brexit ground launch

Brussels - 28 February 2017

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viewpoints EU has three options for filling its £8.5B Brexit funding hole

The UK’s contributions to the Euro club looks set to stop in the next few years, creating a problem for the long-term planning of the EU budget. German MEP Hans-Olaf Henkel considers ways of addressing the practical headache

viewpoints Who says the world is falling apart?

Science and technology remain our strongest hope to unite people, and keep the peace. Science|Business will do its small part to keep cross-border collaboration alive

viewpoints We are not prepared to defend against the next big cyberattack in Europe

Lessons were not sufficiently drawn from the heavy hit on Estonia’s internet back in 2007, says EU cyber watchdog Udo Helmbrecht. Technical proficiency has improved, but the EU could not mount a coordinated response

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network Unleashing the potential of Europe’s universities

The Guild of European Research-Intensive Universities publishes recommendations for Horizon 2020 and FP9

network EUREKA Turbo – bigger projects, shorter time to contract

EUREKA launched a first pilot call of its Turbo call on 17 January 2016. Targeting larger projects, the EUREKA Turbo call...

network Using design to drive innovation: apply for business funding

Businesses can apply for a share of £1 million to support human-centered design activities that inspire new ideas for products and services.

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Focus on health

Science|Business has introduced a new journal focused on healthcare: Healthy Measures. Subscribe for updates.

OECD health ministers back new global league table of patient outcomes

International comparisons of patient-reported experience of medical care will enable health systems to pinpoint what works and what does not, cutting waste and adding value

Apply outcomes to assess – and address – inequality in Europe’s heath care systems

High quality does not always equate to high value in healthcare. Teasing out what works is essential to making Europe’s healthcare systems sustainable for the future

Rx for the elderly: Get a female doctor, study suggests

Harvard research shows people are less likely to be readmitted to hospital – and less likely to die – after treatment by female doctors

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Urgent questions about food and diet that ERC researchers are trying to answer. Their results could make you healthier.

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During three intense ERC= SCIENCE² project days in Gdynia (October 14th – 16th), more than 1500 members of society were attracted by the food research funded by European Research Council (ERC).

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