Category Innovation

Financial Times – EU trade data flows are becoming the new GMOs

Companies are scrambling to implement tough rules on safeguarding personal information…

CapX – Brexit mustn’t mean an end to research collaboration with Europe

“Brexit means Brexit” the Prime Minister has said again and again. And this week, if you are one of the 900 employees of the European Medicines Agency in Canary Wharf, which is now confirmed as moving to Amsterdam, Brexit feels very real indeed…

Financial Times – Europe’s €77bn research budget in the spotlight

Nasa’s recent announcement of the discovery of seven earth-sized exoplanets in the Trappist-1 solar system was also a small triumph for EU research funding…

The BAltic Course – Strategic directions in the European science and research

At the “Future and Emerging Technologies” debate, Commission Vice-President Andrus Ansip underlined that combined and coordinated efforts among the EU institutions and the member states are needed towards gaining fore-front positions in the world…

Science Business – New EU report hints at post-Horizon 2020 research priorities

Boosting defence R&D and attracting more top companies to participate are among possible future growth opportunities identified in a pathfinder prepared for the high level group that is scoping the EU’s 2021 –2028 research programme

High Level Group on maximising impact of EU Research and Innovation Programmes

The European Commission has set up a High Level Group of experts who will advise on how to maximise the impact of the EU’s investment in research and innovation. The group will be chaired by Pascal Lamy, President Emeritus of the Jacques Delors Institute. It consists of 12 personalities appointed in a personal capacity. Over […]