Life Sciences
Lab exercise: How a Swiss spinout turned science into cash
Dectris builds its X-ray detector technology into a €30M market niche
Call for looser rules in Horizon 2020
Researchers tell MEPs that audit culture, reimbursement system, and evaluation criteria for eastern countries should be reformed
New project to map Europe’s scientific research infrastructures
A comprehensive database of 900 European research infrastructures will allow scientists to access resources, services and facilities of which they may previously have been unaware
US is still first in science, but China is rising fast as funding stalls elsewhere
American dominance in biomedical research is shrinking, as international collaboration becomes ever more prominent
Let the UK remain part of EU medicines regulation, says pharma industry
The key industry bodies from across Europe have signed a letter to UK Brexit minister David Davis and EU chief Brexit negotiator Michel Barnier saying the UK must stay in the European Medicines Agency system
Formula for a breakthrough: hard work and long-term stable funding
As the European Research Council turns 10, grantee Ben Feringa, winner of the 2016 Nobel Prize for Chemistry, gives Science|Business his recipe for success. The secret ingredient? Funding for the long haul in the lab
Start-ups must be made to feel at ease to grow in Europe
As head of innovation at EIT Digital, Chahab Nastar gives entrepreneurs the guidance to scale-up that was missing when he was building his own company
Innovation Intelligence
Experts debate the future of stem cells
Europe is currently a world leader in the fundamental science underpinning regenerative medicine and cell therapy, and in its therapeutic use and regulation. But how can Europe build on its leading position?
Unlocking the value of personalised healthcare in Europe
This new study shows ICT investments could cut healthcare costs for key ailments by more than 35%.
The promise of personalised healthcare in Europe
Science|Business and Sweden's Karolinska Institutet have conducted a survey of a wide range of stakeholders in personalised healthcare across four major EU-markets (Belgium, France, the Netherlands and the UK).

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University of Birmingham launches £7million global surgical research unit
The National Institute for Health Research (NIHR) has awarded £7 million to the Universities of Birmingham, Edinburgh and Warwick to establish...
ETH researchers test soft artificial heart
ETH researchers from the Functional Materials Laboratory have developed a silicone heart that beats almost like a human heart
Karolinska: New tool demonstrates differences in human immune systems
Researchers at Karolinska Institutet have shown that white blood cell composition is unique in individuals, and that the composition of these cells may predict immune system response to various forms of stimulation
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