Life Sciences
Gates to Europe: Prioritise health research for poor countries in the next Framework Programme
Billionaire philanthropist pitches for sustained EU research support in developing world, amidst fears that UK and US governments may dramatically scale back
Science loses an exuberant storyteller
Hans Rosling excelled at presenting fun, accessible data and busting myths on the perceived gap between the industrialised and developing worlds
Commissioner: I would join the march for science
EU Research Commissioner Carlos Moedas praises scientists for finding their voice. At a time when facts are ignored and experts denigrated, it is great that researchers will show up and tell people how important science is, he tells Science|Business
EU-LIFE: Support innovation with excellence
A European alliance of life-science research centres, EU-LIFE, is arguing for strengthened excellence and enhanced collaborative research across FP9. They call upon the Commission to focus on human capital and the early stages of innovation to provide fuel to the innovation process
Rocks and hard places: Romanian R&D needs EU help with funding dilemma
Changes to Horizon 2020 salary rules are compounding difficulties Romania faces in attracting and retaining researchers. The EU could help by speeding up amendments on how salaries are calculated, says Daniel David, Vice-Rector for R&D, Babeș-Bolyai University
Why optimism is in short supply following Theresa May’s Brexit speech
A Portuguese researcher who has worked in the UK for more than 15 years gives her reaction to the prime minister’s plan for a clean break from the EU
Countries need to dig deeper on patient outcomes data to improve healthcare systems
The head of the health division at the OECD, Francesca Colombo, says members are making poor use of health data. She is calling for a broader collection of personal health information, to reflect the outcomes that matter to patients
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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ESOF 2018: Call for scientific session proposals is open
Stakeholders in the science community are invited to submit proposals for the scientific sessions at the upcoming 2018 edition of the...
Karolinska Institutet to host global cancer conference
World-leading cancer researchers are heading to Sweden and Karolinska Institutet to present their latest research findings at a major cancer conference....
UEF researcher wins ERC grant for research on sensory environmental relationships
A research project addressing sensory environmental relationships led by Professor of Cultural Studies Helmi Järviluoma has been awarded an ERC Advanced Grant of...
Ku Leuven spin-off virovet successfully raises €5 million
Animal health company focused on combatting viral infections in livestock
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