IMI's PRO-active project has developed patient-centred tools and approaches to help people with chronic obstructive respiratory disease (COPD) get more personalised treatments - a means to boost their activity levels, health and well-being.
Patenting gap widens as EPO reports overall filings growth
Germany remains Europe’s top patent holder with 26,734 European patents applications filed in 2018, a 4.7 per cent increase compared to 2017. This represents Germany’s fastest growth since 2010. In contrast, ten EU member states filed less than 100 patents each.
The EU is extending its reach in defence with its first co-funded industry projects and €25 million for research. These are pathfinders for the larger ambition of launching a €13B seven-year defence programme in 2021
Swiss university says it working on improving the quality of leadership and supervision. Since the start of the year, the main selection criteria when appointing professors are not only excellence in research and teaching, but also in leadership
Europe’s big open science cloud project is formally getting underway, with the launch of its Governing Board. In this white paper, a cross-sector group of experts – from academia, industry and public-sector institutions – offers its suggestions on which issues need tackling first.