Next Generation Cable Summit

Curtis & Wyss Group is pleased to invite you to the Next Generation Cable Summit scheduled for October 19 – 20, 2017 in Lisbon. This premier B2B event will bring together experts from all levels of the value chain to ensure maximum knowledge transfer and professional exchange; elaborate on the best practices within the companion Read more about Next Generation Cable Summit[…]

Danfoss invests massively in a new university center

Danfoss joins forces with local partners to establish a Center for Industrial Electronics. The new university center in Sønderborg will contain research, innovation and test facilities at international top level and will at the same time provide a basis for offering completely new engineering courses in electronics at the civil engineer and diploma engineer level. Read more about Danfoss invests massively in a new university center[…]

EU innovation: some improvements but more even progress is needed

The EU’s innovation performance last year continued to grow despite somewhat uneven progress observed around Europe. This is one of the main findings of the latest Innovation Scoreboard published today by the European Commission. Overall, innovation performance has improved in 15 countries, though large differences exist between these Member States. Sweden remains the innovation leader Read more about EU innovation: some improvements but more even progress is needed[…]

Next Generation Cable Summit

Curtis & Wyss Group is pleased to invite you to the Next Generation Cable Summit scheduled for October 19 – 20, 2017 in Lisbon. This premier B2B event will bring together experts from all levels of the value chain to ensure maximum knowledge transfer and professional exchange; elaborate on the best practices within the companion Read more about Next Generation Cable Summit[…]

Mining and Metals Companies to Increase Spending on Digital Technologies to Boost Innovation

Four of five mining and metals companies expect to increase their spending on digital technologies over the next three years, with more than one-quarter (28 percent) planning significant investments and almost half (46 percent) citing digital as the biggest contributor to innovation, according to new research from Accenture (NYSE: ACN).   Based on a survey Read more about Mining and Metals Companies to Increase Spending on Digital Technologies to Boost Innovation[…]

Engaging SMEs in space research and development

Specific Challenge: To engage small and medium enterprises in space research and development, especially those not traditionally involved in it and reduce as much as possible the entry barriers to SMEs for Horizon 2020 funding. The actions under this topic could cover any aspect of the Specific Programme for Space (Horizon 2020 Framework programme and Read more about Engaging SMEs in space research and development[…]

Front End of Innovation London 2017

FEI Europe 13-15 June, 2017 – Crowne Plaza Docklands, London, UK Adapt and Disrupt Complacency Kills Innovation – Past innovation “wins” are no longer enough. Are you relying on past successes or actively disrupting your thinking to create future value for your organisation? Large organisations are under fire to be more agile and opportunistic in Read more about Front End of Innovation London 2017[…]

Why open science is a good thing ?

Carlos Moedas – Commissioner for Research, Science and Innovation Last week, The Washington Post published an article about Alexandra Elbakyan, a 27 year old student from Kazakhstan and Founder of Sci-Hub, an online database of nearly 50 million pirated academic journal articles. To some, she is “The Robin Hood of Science.” To others, she is Read more about Why open science is a good thing ?[…]

Researchers develop new lens for terahertz radiation

Brown University engineers have devised a way to focus terahertz radiation using an array of stacked metal plates, which may prove useful for terahertz imaging or in next-generation data networks. Terahertz radiation is a relatively unexplored slice of the electromagnetic spectrum, but it holds the promise of countless new imaging applications as well as wireless Read more about Researchers develop new lens for terahertz radiation[…]

Wave of spin-offs at ETH Zurich

25 spin-offs were founded at ETH Zurich last year – more than ever before in a single year. The new record highlights the benefits of supporting young talent early on and illustrates that ETH’s own support programme is paying off. Over 20 spin-offs have been founded at ETH Zurich every year since 2007. This trend Read more about Wave of spin-offs at ETH Zurich[…]

Sony Unveils New “Future Lab Program”

Sony Corporation today announced the launch of a new research and development initiative called the “Future Lab Program.” The Future Lab Program embraces an approach to technological research and development that emphasizes an open creative environment and direct lines of communication with society, through which it aims to co-create new lifestyles and user value in Read more about Sony Unveils New “Future Lab Program”[…]

Nine finalists compete for the EU Prize for Women Innovators 2016

Nine outstanding women entrepreneurs who have brought their breakthrough ideas to the market are entering the final stage of the EU Prize for Women Innovators 2016. The shortlist of contestants is announced today by the European Commission. The contestants have all benefitted from EU research and innovation funding at some point of their careers, and Read more about Nine finalists compete for the EU Prize for Women Innovators 2016[…]