With less fear of failure, Europe’s innovators would get more shots on goal. So yes, more misses, but a greater chance to “score big”, said tech guru Nathan Myhrvold in the Science|Business annual lecture
Since her term as President of the European Research Council ended in 2013, Helga Nowotny has turned author. Her book on the role of uncertainty in science, The Cunning of Uncertainty, has just been published. Science|Business spoke to her at the recent Innovation Conference in Barcelona
A decade after establishing its European R&D centre, joint research is flourishing and the building has run out of space. Now GE is embarking on a multi-million dollar investment that will double the capacity
The traditional view holds that if a healthcare innovation provides any benefit - however small - it should be adopted. This approach is not sustainable, health economist Uwe Reinhardt told the European Health Forum at Bad Hofgastein, Austria
The Transatlantic Free Trade Agreement (TAFTA) currently under negotiation could have major effects on healthcare systems, according to speakers at the European Health Forum held in Bad Hofgastein, Austria.
After 8 years the standard agreement will be revised, following evidence that it is little used and is seen as straightjacketing relationships between industry and academics, rather than enabling and supporting them