Innovation Board

Setting the standard: a call to improve technical rule-making

Technical standard-setting is painstaking but necessary. But is it possible to devise a more flexible, dynamic system for agreeing standards to keep pace with changing technologies? A panel, organised by the Science|Business Innovation Board, discussed this at the Innovation Convention 2014

20 Mar 2014

Can EU = Entrepreneurship Union?

Experts say public procurement of innovation will help spur more start-ups. But a ‘bottom-up’ approach to designing EU programmes is also vital.
04 Dec 2012

For Europe’s future, support R&D now

The Science|Business Innovation Board issues a statement backing the EU’s €80 billion R&D programme, Horizon 2020 – and seeks support from other companies and universities
03 Dec 2012

Open Innovation trumps not invented here

Advertising its ‘wants’ online has unlocked a fresh seam of ideas and is motivating in-house researchers at Unilever, says Roger Leech, the company’s Open Innovation Scouting Director
18 Oct 2012