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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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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...
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In this special reference report, commissioned by Huawei, Science|Business examines 10 tech clusters, which provide case studies on the integration of information and communications technologies (ICT) into an economy, and of...
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The EIC: Breaking through, scaling up
Suggestions for a European Innovation Council
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In this report, for presentation to the Commissioner at the annual Science|Business Horizon 2020 conference on 16 February 2016 in Brussels, we suggest that an EIC focus on two fundamental problems:...
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This report elaborates on challenges and opportunities that three "Megatrends" - globalization, demographic change and technological change - represent for Europe’s research, innovation and higher education system, and suggests a number...
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Leading research universities around the world are becoming powerful engines of innovation. The most successful institutions generate tens or even hundreds of millions of euros in annual income from collaboration with...
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The leading life sciences clusters in Europe
A SCIENCE|BUSINESS SPECIAL REPORT
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This study offers an overview of the leading life sciences innovation hubs across Europe – some of which are also world leaders. It can form the basis for setting out a...
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In this report, we look at the big picture of IP management across the globe – and offer some case studies of small firms that have, in different ways, tackled their...
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This report explores the effectiveness of Finland’s high-growth entrepreneurship policy: whether or not this policy has helped mitigate money and skills gaps in the Finnish entrepreneurial ecosystem, thereby helping new...
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Horizon 2020 The insider’s guide
Reports and analysis of Europe’s biggest R&D programme, by staff and members of the Science|Business Network
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To succeed at Horizon 2020, you need a good road map – not just for the fundamentals of applying for grants, but to the many policy and political nuances you need to know....
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BIG SCIENCE: What’s It Worth?
How to get more economic and social value from EU investments in research and innovation?
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The world spends millions a year on telescopes, synchrotrons, colliders, DNA databases and other ‘big science’ projects. What does it get for that money?
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Across the European Union, healthcare authorities are striving to increase the efficiency and effectiveness of their delivery systems. The population is ageing; technology is advancing; costs are rising; and people’s expectations...
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Views of 2030: Transport, manufacturing, education and health
A foresight report for the Science|Business Network
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In October 2014, members of the Science|Business Network of universities and companies met in Berlin to compare notes about the future of four key sectors in Europe. This is what they...
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Every year since 2008, the Science|Business Innovation Board has gathered entrepreneurs and innovators from across Europe for its annual awards. Meet this year’s winners – transforming education, enterprise, and the economy....
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This paper highlights the need for developing appropriate new open innovation institutions, to help bridge this gap from open science to open innovation.
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The EU Energy Challenge: Can innovation fill the gap?
Academia, industry and policy debate new energy technologies and the shift to a low-carbon economy
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On 14 november 2014, Science|Business organised a summit on the EU energy Challenge, gathering 170 experts from across europe and beyond in academia, industry and policy to debate the answers to...
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Europe’s Energy Challenge: A Special Report 2014
A SCIENCE|BUSINESS SPECIAL REPORT
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Can innovation bring the answers—can it lay the foundation for energy security, affordability and sustainability?
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The articles contained in Energy Transitions summarise a series of eight high-level policy symposia on Europe’s energy future organized between 2011 and 2014 by Science|Business and supported by BP.
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Advocates for cross-sectoral R&D support fear a downgrade in the new Commission – but in individual areas such as energy, digital technologies, and pharmaceuticals, a stronger emphasis on growth and investment...
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Helping Europe Innovate
Science|Business Innovation Board AISBL Annual Report 2013-2014
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The Annual Report 2013-2014 is a summary of the activites of the Science|Business Innovation Board over the past year. The Science|Business Innovation Board seeks to improve the climate for innovation in Europe...
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The Renewable Power Dilemma
Making electricity grids fit for wind and solar power
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Europe is determined to lead the world in the shift to green energy. A key policy goal in the European Commission’s 2050 Energy Roadmap is an electricity system based nearly entirely...
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The value(s) of science
An open inquiry into the ethics of Horizon 2020
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With Europe’s biggest-ever research programme, Horizon 2020, now underway, Science|Business gathered several leaders in European research, industry and policy to debate the ethical questions that may arise. Their reflections, gathered here, are...
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Dynamic small companies are a key to driving economic growth; that much we all know. But what helps those companies grow? For a technologybased company, one answer is obvious: The ideas on which...
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5 Steps to Smarter Specialisation
A briefing note on innovation investments to be made under the European Commission’s new cohesion policy
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The world’s most innovative regions have much in common – excellent universities, cutting-edge industry and talented entrepreneurs.
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Smarter Data
To improve healthcare, Europe needs smarter data – and smarter data protection
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Third generation cognitive computing is making sense of data mountains and starting to deliver remarkable improvements in healthcare. Now, sensitively calibrated data protection rules are needed – to reassure patients and...
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Gas: Too much of a good thing?
Report of a Science|Business Symposium
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Over the past five years, the US shale gas boom has brought about dramatic changes in the North American energy landscape, prompting economic and environmental debate in Europe and other parts...
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Supercomputers for all
The next frontier for high performance computing
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High performance computing now underpins top class science across all disciplines and is an essential tool for industry, shortening development cycles whilst at the same time improving the reliability and quality...
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The race to produce low-carbon cars
Which technology will win?
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There are no shortage of initiatives throughout the European Union to support green vehicle technologies and sustainable fuels for road transport. But the vision of a market where low-carbon cars and...
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Europe's champion innovators
ACES Yearbook 2013
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Over the past five years the Science|Business Academic Enterprise Awards have thrown a spotlight on 70 of Europe’s hottest technology spin-outs. The ACES winners are individuals who created companies based on...
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Modelling Europe's Energy Future
A review of the European Union's energy roadmap 2050
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The EU Energy Roadmap is based on optimistic assumptions. An energy policy for a resilient transition requires an open and transparent reference model that is fed by a fair assessment of...
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Helping Europe Innovate
Science|Business Innovation Board AISBL Annual Report 2012-2013
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The Annual Report 2012-2013 is a summary of the activites of the Science|Business Innovation Board over the past year. The Science|Business Innovation Board seeks to improve the climate for innovation in Europe...
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Inside the mind of European academic entrepreneurs
Perceptions of ACES finalists about the process of science entrepreneurship
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Perceptions of ACES finalists about the process of science entrepreneurship
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A Grace Period for Patents
Could it help European universities innovate?
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European researchers working to advance technology frontiers face a dilemma. To keep their academic careers on track they must publish the results of their work as quickly as possible and present...
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ACES 2013 Finalists
Finalist Profiles
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The ACES, now in their fifth year, are the only pan-European awards for enterprise in university and public research institutes. They give public recognition to those researchers, engineers, professors, students and...
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Report of a high-level academic policy debate on resource innovation, containing key ideas and recommendations on how to manage scarce resources and energy in Europe.
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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...
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Driving innovation and growth
2012 ACES and EIT Yearbook
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The 2012 EIT and ACES Awards Yearbook contains detailed profiles of this year's winning companies, EU Commissioner Androulla Vassiliou's vision on innovative entrepreneurship and an introduction by Chairman of the EIT's...
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The capture and storage of industrial carbon dioxide can help Europe create a low-carbon economy by 2050, but a radical overhaul of Europe’s strategy is necessary say Science|Business symposium participants....
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New laws on both sides of the Atlantic are changing the way patents will work. How can this historic convergence help inventors - and the economy? Special report of a Science|Business...
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Making industry-university partnerships work
Lessons from successful collaborations
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This study, built on a growing pool of academic research about the state of industry-university collaboration, offers concrete lessons and recommendations from experienced managers on both sides of the divide.
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Investor Driven Innovation
What can we learn from the way professional investors spot 'winners'?
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Investors play a key role in identifying high-potential opportunities and accelerating such companies’ success. The prosperity of the European economy has recently been greatly stimulated by booming success stories such as...
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ACES & EIT Awards - the 2012 Finalists
21 academic entrepreneurs and their stories
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Two awards programmes for start-up innovators came together on 21 February 2012 in Brussels: The first start-up awards offered by the European Institute of Innovation and Technology (EIT), and the fourth...
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Towards a more innovative Europe
2011 Yearbook of the Academic Enterprise Awards
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This ACES 2011 yearbook celebrates the achievements of Europe’s academic entrepreneurs, and charts Europe’s progress in building a new culture of innovation on campus.
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This new study shows ICT investments could cut healthcare costs for key ailments by more than 35%.
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How to plan Europe's energy future
The Energy Technology Roadmap
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At the third in a series of high-level academic policy debates on the energy R&D challenge, The Energy Difference, key ideas and recommendations have emerged on how to plan a sustainable...
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Open Innovation and Public Policy in Europe
Government databases could be a powerful new spur for innovation
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This report combines new research and analysis on open innovation with focused interviews of major participants in the European innovation system. The recommendations comprise an informal ‘charter’ for EU open innovation...
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