ACES 2014 publications
ACES 2013 publications
Yearbook of the 2012 ACES and EIT Awards
The 2012 ACES and EIT Awards Yearbook, with 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 Governing Board Alexander von Gabain.
ACES 2012 Finalists
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 annual Academic Enterprise Awards (ACES) offered by the Science|Business Innovation Board. Together, the two programmes bring together 21 young entrepreneurs from across Europe, to compete for seven awards.
The ACES 2012 Conference Programme
Brochure about the ACES 2012 Finalists
Yearbook of the 2011 Academic Enterprise Awards
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.
ACES 2010-11 Finalists
Yearbook of the 2009 Academic Enterprise Awards
Recognition for Europe's Innovators
The ACES awards are about the future: the young companies and budding academic entrepreneurs with the ideas that Europe will need if it is to compete in the 21st century. In 2009, the awards ceremony took place in the splendid surroundings of the Hôtel de Ville in Paris, a reminder of the confidence that marked the end of the 19th century.
ACES 2009 Finalists
Yearbook of the 2008 Academic Enterprise Awards
Towards a more innovative Europe
At its meeting at Karolinska Institutet in Stockholm in December 2008, the Science|Business Innovation Board addressed specifically how innovation could help us recover from what is now being called "The Great Recession". This book summarises those recommendations, as well as a series of additional policy dialogues that took place at Karolinska at the same time, in a conference organised by Science|Business on entrepreneurship in academia.
ACES 2008 Finalists
2015 ACES finalists announced
Four spin-outs from Norway, Sweden and France will go through to final awards competition in Barcelona on 20 November 2015
ACES winner dials up literacy rates in Africa
A low-cost text message programme to help young people improve their English language skills won the Science|Business inaugural Global Innovation Award earlier this month. Its founder, Elvis Austins, spells out how he got here and what comes next
Growth capital gap stunts Europe’s innovation potential
Venture capital investment in EU start-ups is less than one-quarter of US level. Policy shift could help spur more innovation by allowing pension and insurance funds to channel a small fraction of their assets to venture funds
Setting the standard: a call to improve technical rule-making
Technical standard-setting is painstaking but necessary. But is it possible to devise a more flexible, dynamic system for agreeing standards to keep pace with changing technologies? A panel, organised by the Science|Business Innovation Board, discussed this at the Innovation Convention 2014
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