Monday, 25 July 2016
[Source: Research & Innovation] Whilst technology-driven innovation has been a fundamental contributor to the prosperity of Europe, the recognition is emerging that design-driven, non-technological innovation is now also a route to competitiveness. The economic significance of design is based on its potential as an enabler to create reliable, desirable, user-driven products and services that are ecologically and economically responsible. Design is not just about the way things look, it is also about the way they work. Design creates value and contributes to competitiveness, prosperity, and well-being in Europe.
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.
Click on any country in the map below to view its research and innovation performance.
Innovation Union progress at country level 2014
28 September 2016
The COHRED Research Fairness Initiative Conference will explore how the RFI functions within health research and innovation partnerships in Africa and Europe, bringing together results from CAAST-Net Plussupported RFI workshops in Kenya, Nigeria and Senegal.
Early adopters from RFI pilot countries will present their experiences of RFI at institutional level and in their international research cooperation activities. The conference will take place at the Spanish Health Institute Carlos III (ISCIII), Brussels.