Three EU-funded supercomputers in Bulgaria, Czech Republic and Slovenia will attract more big science projects, lure back expatriate researchers and help reduce the innovation gap between east and west
There is horse trading ahead, but Bert De Colvenaer, head of the EU’s €5B electronics and systems partnership is pleased to see the successor project taking shape. Industry wants a bigger budget and for larger companies to continue to get public funding
IMI has involved patients in its projects and activities since the beginning. Now, IMI is creating a pool of patient experts to strengthen the role and voice of patients in IMI activities at strategic and operational levels.
The benefits from EU money spent on deploying new air traffic management systems are far from clear, says the European Court of Auditors. However, EU-level planning and regulation has helped to coordinate national investments
Dutch university – bottom of the league on gender equality in the Netherlands – is making a bold move to deal with the imbalance. “I hope our example will be followed by others,” says university president Robert-Jan Smits
At a Science|Business event in Norway, students, technology experts and teachers debated the merits of new breeds of healthcare delivery. There are benefits, but digital health must be thoughtfully controlled and users properly trained
The European Commission’s 18th annual innovation scoreboard shows the EU has overtaken the US for the first time, while across Europe, the UK and Luxembourg lose their innovation leader status and Estonia joins the ranks of strong innovators
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.