New EU open peer review system stirs debate

EU research chief is urging grantees to use the newly created ‘Open Research Europe.’ But there are doubts about the open review method and moving to a system that excludes non-EU grant winners

26 Nov 2020



Massachusetts ranked best state for technology and science

Tech rank

An index created by the Milken Institute uses 105 metrics to rank each US state’s science and technology score. The score is calculated on R&D funding, workforce and entrepreneurial activity. Among all 50 states, Massachusetts remained in top position for the 8th consecutive year.



What is ‘tech sovereignty’?

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

15 Sep 2020

Revamping the world of work

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

08 Sep 2020