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

Searching for green alchemy

Creating a new EU investment platform to improve access to finance in the circular bioeconomy.

Report of a market consultation conference organised by the European Investment Bank and the European Commission

06 Mar 2018

Research Strategies The next Framework Programme

In October 2016, the Science|Network of universities, companies and innovation organisations gathered in Brussels to debate the future of EU R&D programmes. The result: A profusion of ideas, recommendations and warnings for the future of EU research and innovation.

12 Oct 2016

The EIC: Breaking through, scaling up

In this report, for presentation to the Commissioner at the annual Science|Business Horizon 2020 conference on 16 February 2016 in Brussels, we suggest that an EIC focus on two fundamental problems: encouraging more breakthrough innovations, and scaling them up quickly within Europe and beyond. This requires tackling many sub-issues: market barriers, funding shortfalls, skills gaps, poor visibility, uncoordinated policies. But if we are to go through the political effort of creating a new agency – or deciding not to do so – there should be a clear, simple objective. In just four words: scale up breakthrough innovations.

15 Feb 2016

Fixing the system: Horizon 2020 should focus on the overall system for delivering healthcare, experts say

Across the European Union, healthcare authorities are striving to increase the efficiency and effectiveness of their delivery systems. The population is ageing; technology is advancing; costs are rising; and people’s expectations about healthcare are changing. Horizon 2020, the EU’s flagship research and innovation programme, can help deal with these challenges – in fact, member-states are demanding it do so.

25 Mar 2015