Sewage could be early warning system for COVID-19

Researchers are monitoring genetic traces of COVID-19 in wastewater to track the course of the pandemic, find hotspots and predict outbreaks. Now standard methods are needed for a global sewage epidemiology system

01 Jul 2020




Nordic countries lead EU innovation league while southern Europe and the Baltics make biggest improvement

News byte

Sweden, Finland and Denmark are the most innovative countries in the EU, while southern European and Baltic countries have shown the biggest improvement in innovation performance, according to this year‘s edition of the European Commission‘s Innovation Scoreboard.



How to strengthen prevention and treatment in mental health

In February 2020, scientists, clinicians, patients and industry representatives met in Stockholm to discuss how governments, education systems, and new technologies can help treat and prevent mental health problems. The roundtable was the latest in the Science|Business Healthy Measures series.

16 Apr 2020

Who will get hired in the AI age?

The kinds of skills needed to make artificial intelligence work in the real economy may be closer to plumbing than rocket science, say experts at Science|Business roundtable

12 Mar 2020

Going global: connecting the clouds

As the globalisation of research proceeds apace, the nascent European Open Science Cloud (EOSC) will need to be connected with similar initiatives elsewhere in the world. This paper explores how open science is developing around the world and the ramifications for EOSC and research in Europe.

27 Feb 2020