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MADRID-MIT M+Vision Consortium hosts Biomedical Innovation Conference 2012
The 2012 Biomedical Innovation Conference -- Building High-Performance Innovation Ecosystems, scheduled for June 5-6 in Madrid, will host the presentation of IDEA2 Madrid, a program developed to encourage biomedical innovation in the region. (2012-05-30)
The next Horizon: Strategies to promote European competitiveness in innovation
EU-LIFE, the alliance of research centers in life sciences to support and strengthen European research excellence released today a statement with its recommendations for next framework program for Research & Innovation, FP9. (2017-01-16)
Australia needs right tools to build path to innovation
Australian Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull is desperate for Australia to be innovative -- but do businesses have the technologies they need to truly transform? (2015-11-05)
EUREKA welcomes President Sarkozy's endorsement of its 'savoir faire'
At the conclusion of the First European Sessions on Innovation under its EU Presidency , French President Nicolas Sarkozy stated that -- especially in these times of major financial uncertainty -- Europe should be giving research and innovation a place (2008-12-16)
The European Gender Summit - more women in science, better research results for everybody
The European Gender Summit - set to take place on Nov. (2012-11-19)
April 16 symposium on innovation and the federal SBIR program
The economic benefits that flow from innovation depend on translating the results of research into new products and services. (2010-04-12)
New perspectives on technological innovation for poverty reduction and development
While entrepreneurship and technological innovation have been critical to economic growth in the world's wealthy countries, developing nations have had mixed results in replicating this success. (2008-10-24)
Pitt designated an innovation corps site by National Science Foundation
The National Science Foundation (NSF) has designated the University of Pittsburgh as an NSF I-Corps site. (2015-03-30)
EU-LIFE calls for an increased ERC budget
The European Research Council is key to excellent basic research, the cornerstone of disruptive innovation. (2017-03-13)
IEEE-USA commends Senators Ensign, Lieberman for introducing 'National Innovation Act of 2005'
IEEE-USA commends Sens. John Ensign (R-Nev.) and Joseph Lieberman (D-Conn.) for introducing the (2005-12-15)
Fair to showcase innovations in natural resources, forestry
The fair highlights new concepts, practices, and technologies generated by PNW Research Station scientists and their collaborators with application to forests in the Pacific Northwest. (2004-02-18)
IEEE-USA innovation forum will help prepare US tech leaders to prosper in a global marketplace
IEEE-USA will host its first IEEE-USA Innovation Forum at the Fairview Park Marriott in Falls Church, Va., on Nov. (2007-10-01)
Rio+20 must radically rethink innovation
A radical new approach to innovation is urgently needed to ensure a fair and green economy and avoid reversing progress made on global poverty reduction, according to leading scientists. (2012-03-27)
Developing innovation leaders can be crucial to corporate competitiveness, growth
A leader's ability to identify and diffuse innovations is critical to adapting to changing technologies and customer preferences, enhancing employee creativity, developing new products, supporting their organization's market competitiveness, and sustaining economic growth, according to a Penn State researcher. (2006-07-19)
U of Minnesota finds that corporate culture is most important factor in driving innovation
Corporate culture is, above all, the most important factor in driving innovation. (2008-11-18)
UH named 'Innovation and Economic Prosperity University'
The University of Houston today was designated as an Innovation & Economic Prosperity University by the Association of Public and Land-grant Universities, a designation acknowledging universities working with public and private sector partners to support economic development through a variety of activities, including innovation and entrepreneurship, technology transfer, talent and workforce development and community development. (2014-07-10)
National Science Foundation launches "Innovation Nation"
The National Science Foundation today released the first in a series of video programs called Innovation Nation, hosted by veteran science and technology correspondent Miles O'Brien and currently airing nationally on the the Science Channel. (2010-11-04)
Fulbright partners with RMIT for new scholarships
A partnership between the Australian-American Fulbright Commission and RMIT University in Melbourne, Australia, has created two new scholarships. (2015-11-30)
The right pathway to better health and science
Medicines Australia has welcomed today's release of the House of Representatives Science and Innovation Committee report on Pathways to Technological Innovation. (2006-06-19)
Manchester secures £4m tech-boost for UK textiles
The University of Manchester's William Lee Innovation Centre (WLIC) has secured £4m to launch a new project aimed at helping the UK textiles industry regain its competitive edge over foreign markets. (2006-04-25)
IEEE-USA President encourages bipartisan efforts to pass innovation legislation
IEEE-USA President Ralph W. Wyndrum Jr. encourages bipartisan cooperation on legislation promoting US competitiveness and innovation in a letter sent to House and Senate leaders today. (2006-02-14)
Is industrialization still the best path to development?
With more than one billion people in poverty, many argue there is an acute need for industrial development and the quality jobs, diversified economies, education, training and innovation that go with it. (2009-10-20)
New initiative targets emerging models of technological innovation
Technological innovation -- as essential as ever for economic growth -- now occurs in a rapidly changing global and local context. (2015-06-10)
Dutch government could do more to promote sustainable energy
Dutch researcher Simona Negro discovered that seven key factors exert a major influence on the success or failure of sustainable energy in the Netherlands. (2007-02-15)
Finland prioritizes agreement on the EU research budget and boosting innovation during Presidency
Finland has announced its priorities for research and innovation during its Presidency of the EU, to start on 1 July: concluding negotiations on the Seventh Framework Programme (FP7); and developing a broad-based innovation policy. (2006-06-29)
Innovate and compete with science
One of the keys to responding to many global problems and needs, with sustainable solutions, lies in building a society that uses knowledge to innovate, according to experts at foromadrid ciencia&empresa. (2012-04-30)
Entrepreneurial University of the Year 2012
The University of Huddersfield has won the award of Entrepreneurial University of the Year Award. (2012-12-10)
EUREKA communicates its position on EU Green Paper
The EUREKA Secretariat has communicated to Research Commissioner Janez Potoènik its response on the European Commission's Green Paper on the European Research Area. (2007-09-17)
Sustainable business innovation adds firms' market value
Sustainable business innovation is good business; researchers from Aalto University, Finland have proved. (2012-12-05)
Portuguese entrepreneurs to participate in MIT's International Workshop on Innovating
From June 13-17, a group of selected graduate students and entrepreneurs will be immersed in a residential, hands-on program designed for participants from Europe and from MIT. (2016-06-13)
U of M researchers find that the words of a CEO can foretell a company's future innovation
Many stockholders wish they could look into a crystal ball to forecast a firm's performance. (2007-08-14)
Academic inventors critical to American innovation
In a paper published in Technology and Innovation, Proceedings of the National Academy of Inventors, Richard Malsby, associate commissioner for innovation and development for the USPTO, advocates for promoting American academic innovation and favors building a close relationship with the National Academy of Inventors for educational outreach concerning the value of recognizing and supporting academic inventors. (2012-02-22)
Leading scientists call for improved innovation policy across Europe
A new report from the European Science Foundation assesses the science of innovation in Europe. (2012-07-18)
Businesses divided on training needs
A monthly internet survey run by the Institute for Enterprise and Innovation at the University of Nottingham has found that opinions within small- and medium-sized businesses are divided over the usefulness of training to promote innovation. (2006-10-31)
ASU professor explores the ethics of scientific research and why they matter
Discovery and innovation are important to science, but how are they connected to each other, and how can they be fostered to benefit the wider public? (2014-02-16)
IEEE-USA Innovation Forum designed for high-tech professionals
The IEEE-USA Innovation Institute, created to help high-tech professionals improve their innovation skills, will host its second Innovation Forum at the Westin Waltham Boston in Waltham, Mass., on June 10-12. (2008-06-09)
Shortfall in business innovation at the root of Canada's lagging productivity
Canada's persistent weakness in productivity growth is due to business strategy choices. (2009-05-07)
Fostering science & innovation ecosystems: Portugal-US partnerships
On May 28 and 29, 2015 at Palácio Foz in Lisbon, the US-Portugal Partnerships sponsored by Fundação para a Ciência e a Tecnologia will hold their first Joint Conference and Exhibition on Fostering Science and Innovation Ecosystems. (2015-05-26)
Indian and Chinese companies at the forefront of innovation
There is a widespread view that Indian and Chinese companies compete with the West through lower wages and cheap imitations. (2013-01-11)
How to pay top executives if you want them to be innovative
When pay dispersion is perceived as linked to an executive's individual performance (as in variable pay), it's considered legitimate and may promote knowledge-sharing and cooperation among top executives. (2019-02-12)
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