Commissioners-designate face awkward test from MEPs
Next week Jean-Claude Juncker’s new team faces its crucial audition with the European Parliament
Entrepreneurs told to fail quickly, cheaply and small
Young entrepreneurs came face-face-to-face with policymakers in Brussels to talk about taking risks and accepting failure more readily
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Czech Republic leads central European charge to electric cars
The Czechs are accelerating to catch up in the electric car world. However, more government support is needed to help green innovation displace incumbent technologies, saysTomáš Chmelík, project manager for the country’s E-mobility programmme
Memo to Juncker: How to fix the innovation deficit in the new Commission
The lack of innovation portfolios at the top of the new European Commission has a simple solution: name science and innovation advisors to each Vice President
“Invention means you’ve invented something – it doesn’t mean you’ve been successful”
Spinning out technology used in space missions is a high-risk game. Frank Salzgeber, head of technology transfer at the European Space Agency and space tech’s “friendly uncle”, tells Science|Business how he can help
Row erupts over Juncker’s proposal to shift oversight of pharma
Pharma industry denies it lobbied for medicines to move from health to enterprise directorate
Spanish SMEs win a quarter of grants in latest Horizon 2020 competition
In all, 155 SMEs will receive funding. Along with Spain, the UK and Italy fare well
Entrepreneurs told to fail quickly, cheaply and small
Young entrepreneurs came face-face-to-face with policymakers in Brussels to talk about taking risks and accepting failure more readily

ESADE team's experience in the 2014 Hult Prize competition
Harambee, the ESADE students' finalist project, held up remarkably well during the final pitch-off at the Clinton Global Initiative's annual meeting
Success for Aalto in EU funding
Aalto University received approximately EUR 76 million in research funding distributed by EU's 7th Framework Programme
ETH Zurich’s e-bike rental scheme presented in India
“Techkriti” and “Techfest” in India are two of Asia’s largest technology trade fairs. Each year, ETH Zurich sends a student delegation to these events, with the team from “e-Velolink” taking part in this year’s Techkriti fair in Kanpur.




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