The 6th edition of the European Robotics Week takes place on 18-27th November 2016. The number of robot related activities is expected to reach over 700 all over Europe and beyond as far away as Pakistan this year. Lots of activities are open for the general public and free of charge.
While the journey towards an entrepreneurial society is by no means a straight-line progression towards a well-defined destination, broad cultural changes have brought entrepreneurialism into the mainstream.
The EGI Federation brings together over 300 data and computing sites spread across Europe and worldwide to deliver advanced computing services to support scientists, multinational projects and research infrastructures. The EGI services can be requested by everyone involved in research and innovation from both the public and private sector.
This study provides an overview of patent assertion practices and of patent assertion entities in Europe, taking into consideration their impact on innovation and technology transfer in European ICT markets.
The Future and Emerging Technologies (FET) Open project Microflusa wants to revolutionize the fabrication of colloidal materials. While present production of innovative colloidal materials remains time consuming and limited to small scale, Microflusa proposes novel ways to break this bottleneck.
The first cut-off for the 2016-17 FET Open call resulted in the submission and evaluation of 554 proposals. Twenty-two proposals for Research and Innovation Actions and three proposals for Coordination and Support Actions have been selected and Grant Agreements have been signed. Projects started in January 2017.
In this Policy Brief, the author explains recent developments in the scientific advice structures that shape EU policy-making, and provides a list of recommendations on how to address their shortcomings.