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Research is vital to development. Innovation also depends on being able to put all the human capital available to the test. According to statistics, this situation is still far from the reality. This is a repost of Per innovare (e crescere) servono le donne, originally published in InGenere by Sabina Passamonti (@spassamonti, Facebook, LinkedIn), and… » read more

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Europe’s not far away, somewhere in Brussels, but very near! Just consider: the European Union supports a remarkable number of projects at Brightlands Chemelot Campus, in the heart of the Meuse-Rhine Euregion. This is a repost of Europe supports 17 innovative projects in my region, originally published by Klaas Bos (@Klaas_Bos, Google+) and submitted to… » read more

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New ventures valued over $1 billion are called Unicorns. The cumulative Unicorn valuation in the U.S. since 2014 is $323.6 billion; the same figure in Europe is only $35.9 billion. That’s a valuation of $1.01 per capita for the USA and only $0.05 for Europe, a difference of 21x. What’s going on? This is a… » read more

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I began hearing talks on ‘Social Innovation’ in 2012 for professional reasons. This is a repost of 7 cose che ho imparato sulla Social Innovation (in Italia), originally published on Medium by Fabiana Zeppieri (@Fabiazep, on Medium) and submitted to the Europe in My Region 2016 blogging competition. Nowadays, many of us in Italy know… » read more

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This article has been prepared by Riccardo Tomasi (Head of the IoT Services Management research unit, Pervasive Technologies, ISMB) and Maurizio Spirito (Emerging Trends and Opportunities, ISMB), based on know-how generated by the GreenCom project. This is a repost of The top 20 Lessons to remember when running an ICT&Energy R&D project with a pilot… » read more

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Posted by Mathew Lowry