EUREKA investing in innovation

In EUREKA’s high level group meeting in October 2017, a total of 32 EUREKA network and ITEA 3 cluster projects were endorsed for funding. Worth € 137 M, these projects will drive technological innovation in a wide range of areas, from transport to smart manufacturing, ICT, nanomaterials, healthcare and food production. For EUREKA network projects, this Read more about EUREKA investing in innovation[…]

More than EUR 3 mil. for conversion of captured CO2 – HORIZON 2020 Call

Specific Challenge: Conversion of captured CO2, for example using hydrogen made from renewable energy, to produce fuels is not only a means to replace fossil fuels, but also a promising solution for seasonal energy storage. There are still relevant and significant scientific and technological challenges to be able to exploit the CO2 as a chemical Read more about More than EUR 3 mil. for conversion of captured CO2 – HORIZON 2020 Call[…]

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[…]

Moving Towards Industry 4.0

This Marcus Evans conference event will provide a pan-European insight in Industry 4.0 and its development. It is a unique opportunity for Industry 4.0 and manufacturing specialist to discuss the challenges of implementing Industry 4.0 principles. Practical cases will be presented to highlight the key success factors for Man- Machine interaction, the application of industry Read more about Moving Towards Industry 4.0[…]

First Compact Plant Worldwide for Synthetic Fuels from Solar Energy and Carbon Dioxide extracted from Air

Demand-driven production of liquid fuels from regenerative energy sources is a major element of the energy turnaround. Production of synthetic fuels from solar energy and carbon dioxide extracted from air is the objective of the SOLETAIR project started now by INERATEC, a spinoff of Karlsruhe Institute of Technology (KIT), in cooperation with Finnish partners. Together, Read more about First Compact Plant Worldwide for Synthetic Fuels from Solar Energy and Carbon Dioxide extracted from Air[…]

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 ?[…]