The role of education in the New Europe 2020

Androulla Vassiliou, European Commissioner for Education, Culture, Multilingualism and Youth As the European Union sets its new political agenda in a time of crisis and change, there is one thing on which all are agreed: innovation is the best way forward for Europe. Only innovation will ensure growth and development and secure quality of life […]

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Embracing open innovation

For the past couple of years, open innovation has been receiving an increasing amount of attention, both in academia as well as in business. More and more firms have included open innovation as a central part in their strategy and examples of open innovation practices around Europe are manifold. Consider, for example, the open innovation […]

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Industrial biotechnology

A powerful, innovative technology¬†to mitigate climate change Dirk Carrez, Director of Industrial Biotechnology, EuropaBio Meeting market demands while at the same time reducing the impact we have on our climate is of critical importance to industry. Although, in the past, discussions have centred around the causes of climate change, today society, industry, governments and other […]

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