Pressure on the public purse means research investment is slowing, according to the OECD. Government R&D budgets are in decline following 30 years of growth
As the EU lays the ground for its first foray into defence research, Denis Roger, Director of European synergies and innovation talks to Science|Business about what to expect from the new €90 million programme
The annual Slush show draws 17,500 from around the world to entrepreneurship festival – highlighting the role of universities in building a tech culture in Europe
Vytenis Andriukaitis, EU commissioner for health and food safety, brought a bag of potatoes to a press briefing to make a plea against food waste. He remembered his experience growing up in the Soviet gulag, where food was scarce and a bag of potatoes would go a long way feeding his family. "Such a packet of potatoes we lose every day in every family in the EU," said Andriukaitis.
A by-invitation Science|Business conference as part of a series of high-level events around the EU on healthcare data and analytics
London - 16 December 2016
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
The UK is to ratify the Unified Patent Court Agreement. That flies in the face of prime minister Theresa May’s pledge to be free of the EU Court of Justice - and hints at a ‘soft’ Brexit
Enzymes that are over-expressed in tumour tissues can be used to trigger the release of therapeutic payloads only at the cancer sites where they are needed
network ESADE, IED and UPC students once again team up with CERN to find solutions to societal challenges
The submitted projects, which may eventually become new business initiatives, include microgrids for better energy management in refugee camps, a virtual space to encourage survivors of traffic accidents to return to work, and a system to improve communication skills and quality of life for people with mental disabilities
The European University Association (EUA) has published a second factsheet concerning Brexit and the possible consequences for European universities. The “EUA...
Focus on health
Policymakers push for Europe-wide commitment to fill the knowledge gaps and make healthcare systems sustainable
France to publish patient satisfaction rates for all hospitals by end of year
Joint European Commission and OECD study of 36 countries finds big disparities in outcomes and says governments should spend more on public health and prevention to cut premature deaths
Urgent questions about food and diet that ERC researchers are trying to answer. Their results could make you healthier.
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).