Friday, 15 June 2018
[Source: Research & Innovation] An EU-funded project has established a data-collection and evaluation infrastructure to monitor iodine deficiency across Europe. The project's database and EU-wide monitoring system will feed into national efforts to ensure Europeans get enough iodine to stay healthy.
What's New in Innovation
A pocket guide on the Innovation Union
Europe's future is connected to its power to innovate. The Innovation Union, an action-packed initiative for an innovation-friendly Europe, is the solution.
- Thomas Reiss, Rainer Frietsch, Torben Schubert, Piret Kukk (Fraunhofer ISI); Els van de Velde (IDEA), Study on EU Positioning: An Analysis of the International Positioning of the EU Using Revealed Comparative Advantages and the Control of Key Technologies (August 2016) 1.1 MB | Annex 4.5 MB
- Renda, A., Regulation and R&I Policy - Comparing Europe and the USA (June 2016) 860 KB
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Innovation Union progress at country level 2014
EU Science & Innovation
9-14 July 2018
EuroScience Open Forum, Toulouse, France
ESOF (EuroScience Open Forum) is the largest interdisciplinary science meeting in Europe. It is dedicated to scientific research and innovation and offers a unique framework for interaction and debate for scientists, innovators, policy makers, business people, media and the general public.
Created in 2004 by EuroScience, this biennial European forum brings together over 4 000 researchers, educators, business actors, policy makers and journalists from all over the world to discuss breakthroughs in science.
More than 40% of the participants are students and young researchers. The 8th edition of ESOF will take place in Toulouse, France, from 9 till 14 July 2018.
- Taking part in ESOF is a unique opportunity to:
- Further knowledge on the challenges and breakthroughs in research, innovation and their relation to society;
- Create links, exchange and debate with leaders of the scientific community worldwide in an interdisciplinary context;
- Communicate the latest news on scientific research and innovation to an international audience;
- Develop a network in view of building a research career.