New government aims to make the country a leader in quantum computing, following inauguration at the Jülich Supercomputing Centre of the world’s most powerful quantum machine, developed by Canada’s D-Wave Systems
Economy minister says the ‘planets are aligned’ to ease EU dependence on imports from China. But meagre R&D investment and a lack of raw materials could hold back France’s ambitious industrial agenda for its Council presidency
The Central-Eastern European Initiative for Knowledge-based Agriculture, Aquaculture and Forestry in the Bioeconomy (BIOEAST) provides a shared strategic research and innovation framework for working towards circular bioeconomies in the CEE countries, underpinned by a common political commitment.
Europeans are amongst the most distrustful in the world of artificial intelligence companies, according to a survey that reveals a split between the rich and developing world over the technology.
Citizens from economically developing countries like China and India are “significantly more likely” than those from the wealthier world to be positive about the future impact of AI, to trust AI companies and to believe they understand the technology.
Deep tech is one of the hottest topics in R&D today, with many believing it could play a critical role in solving a range of global problems. In the second episode of Science|Business’ new podcast mini-series, created in partnership with the INESC Brussels Hub, we explore how Climeworks, a groundbreaking Swiss firm, is using it to tackle the climate crisis.
A report commissioned by the ITRE committee says small companies should tap EU funds to develop new products and services, strengthening Europe’s space industry and reinforcing its global competitiveness
The EIC’s investment arm is caught up in legal difficulties and infighting at the Commission. Start-ups and SMEs promised equity funding face ‘massive uncertainty’ and will have to wait months into 2022 to get the cash
Agreement is expected to end years of political disagreement that held back attempts to add more money to the public R&D purse, while new tax incentives aim to persuade companies to invest more in innovation
Tens of billions of euros will be required to clean up steel manufacturing and the EU needs to decide what route it should take to do this - whether to retrofit old coke furnaces, or build new gas-powered ones
As the European Research Council hands out €619M to early-career researchers in first Horizon Europe funding round, 28 grantees in Switzerland must take the money elsewhere, while UK-based winners warned they may have to do likewise if association talks fail