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Innovation Union is the European Union strategy to create an innovation-friendly environment that makes it easier for great ideas to be turned into products and services that will bring our economy growth and jobs.

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Thursday, 14 December 2017

Research Headlines - Creating high-value chemicals from waste

[Source: Research & Innovation] EU-funded researchers have developed new bio-processes to create high-value chemicals from the waste resulting from bio-diesel production. A true addition to the circular economy, their achievements promise a better and greener chemical industry.

Source: What's New in Innovation

 

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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.

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Innovation Union progress at country level 2014 (PDF icon 5.3 MB)

Innovation Union progress at country level 2014
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Events

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.