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Regional cluster wants to upgrade Romanian IT sector
Efforts to boost e-government and smart city solutions in Romania need more strategic thinking, Stelian Brad, president of Cluj IT Cluster tells Science|Business.
Why I’m marching (It’s not all about Trump)
On Saturday, thousands of scientists are expected to take to the streets all around the world. Here, some of them explain why they are campaigning
View from the US: marchers want to promote and defend science
A survey of 1,040 people who intend to March for Science shows the top four reasons are: encouraging policies based on science; encouraging the public to support science; opposing political attacks on science; and protesting cuts in science funding
Governments and private donors pledge €756M to treating neglected tropical diseases
As the World Health Organisation released a report showing nearly a billion people each year are getting treatment for NTDs, the pharma industry renews its pledge on drug donations
PRACE’s 14th call drives forward broad range of research
The Partnership for Advanced Computing in Europe (PRACE) has opened up greater access to supercomputer time for researchers around Europe
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We’re in a desperate fight to keep our university open

Tomorrow, the European University in St Petersburg will have its license to operate revoked. “When there are 11 state agencies scrutinising you, there might be something political behind it,” Grigorii Golosov, professor of political science, tells Science|Business

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

EU must not tolerate the threat to academic freedom in Hungary

As the national assembly gathers to vote on higher education rules that could force the Central European University to close, CEU alumna Zsuzsanna Végh says the EU cannot allow a member state to undermine intellectual freedom and academic autonomy

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We’re in a desperate fight to keep our university open
Tomorrow, the European University in St Petersburg will have its license to operate revoked. “When there are 11 state agencies scrutinising you, there might be something political behind it,” Grigorii Golosov, professor of political science, tells Science|Business
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TEDxBrussels: Open Science can save the planet

Frontiers’ CEO, Kamila Markram, makes a case for why open science is the key to innovation, economic growth and solutions to a sustainable future.

Aalto-2 satellite launched into space

The launch from Cape Canaveral was successful and Aalto-2 is on its way towards the International Space Station.

Warwick electronics research receives £1.75M boost from EPSRC

Cutting-edge electronics research in the UK has received a huge boost, thanks to grants for the University of Warwick – totalling almost £1.75 million – from the Engineering and Physical Sciences Research Council (EPSRC)

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Research Strategies The next Framework Programme
In October 2016, the Science|Network of universities, companies and innovation organisations gathered in Brussels to debate the future of EU R&D programmes. The result: A profusion of ideas, recommendations and warnings for the future of EU research and innovation.
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