Agriculture ministers agree on plans for green food production but want scientific impact assessments before policy becomes law, and are calling on the European Commission to publish its study on precision breeding
Europe is a world leader in wave and tidal energy technologies, but bringing them to the market remains difficult. A new public private partnership, Clean Energy Transition, aims drive down costs and promote commercial deployment
The European Commission has put forward a calendar of policy initiatives for 2021, putting flesh on the proposal to set up a biomedical research modelled on the US Biomedical Advanced Research and Development Authority
EU’s ATTRACT project aims to help ideas in deep tech get out of the lab and into the marketplace. This report summarises the ATTRACT project flagship event held in September 2020 and provides highlights of how the ATTRACT deep tech ecosystem is reshaping open innovation in Europe.
For years, governments have been dishing out tax breaks to induce companies to invest in research and development – but does it work? Yes, in Belgium and Portugal; not so much in France, according to a new OECD study.
Growing concern over China’s respect for fair play in science is making European researchers uneasy. The EU has new rules on joint projects and academics in Germany and the UK are questioning how close ties should be
After signing letter of intent, the European Institute of Innovation and Technology and the European Innovation Council are scoping how they can cooperate to de-risk investment in start-ups, providing the inputs needed to scale-up earlier and faster
Since COVID-19, EU leaders are pushing for greater independence from US and Chinese technology. Industry and researchers warn against closing Europe’s arms to the rest of the world. This special report decodes the debate
The Science|Business’ “Digital skills for industry” group brought together a unique group of stakeholders from industry, academia and policy. The group met twice, in January and June, in the course of 2020. This report is the summary of the discussions held during the events
The pandemic has hugely amplified the importance of measuring health outcomes – both in Europe and beyond. Which steps can health leaders take to embed this in the heart of post-COVID systems and policies? A new Science|Business guide explores the options.