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EIT needs ‘significant’ reform, auditors find

21-04-2016

Operation and management problems are impeding the European Institute of Innovation and Technology, and the institute requires “significant legislative and operational adjustments”, an investigation by the European Court of Auditors has found.

 
 
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The battle ground
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21-04-2016

Academia and industry lobbies are rolling up their sleeves to try to influence the future of Horizon 2020. Amanda Stringfellow reports.

Moedas visits Iran to push scientific collaboration
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21-04-2016

Research commissioner Carlos Moedas took part in a series of high-level meetings in Iran’s capital Tehran this week, signing a commitment to boost research and innovation cooperation with the country.

Commission hands out €5m in Horizon 2020 appeal
Research Europe

21-04-2016

A computer scientist from University College London in the UK has successfully overturned a grant rejection by the European Commission on the basis of evaluation error, resulting in the award of a €5-million Horizon 2020 grant.

 

Professors lose their appetite for innovation after rights reform
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21-04-2016

Norway’s move to take intellectual property rights from researchers and give them to universities was hugely counterproductive, say Hans Hvide and Benjamin Jones.

Queuing for the exit
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21-04-2016

Five years after the crushed promise of the Arab Spring, Ehsan Masood finds that Egypt’s young people have all but lost hope.

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