Shane McCollam

Shaping up basic research for translation to market

While the European Research Council exists to fund excellent basic science, its proof of concept grants allow researchers to go one step further and embark on the path to commercialisation. A spinout formed as a result has been named ‘Most Investible Company’
03 Dec 2015

MEPs register strong protest over EU budget

The European Parliament delivered a protest vote against the austerity budget agreed by national governments for 2014 – 2020. Now further negotiations – including on the €80B Horizon 2020 R&D programme – must be finessed by the Irish Presidency
13 Mar 2013