Top cleantech R&D priorities to help tackle climate change

This article is brought to you thanks to the collaboration of The European Sting with the World Economic Forum. Author: Peter Schniering, Founder, Future Cleantech Architects Pressing climate change targets require the energy industry to accelerate its efforts on developing clean technology. A recent survey from FCA asked key experts where industry and public investors should prioritize its […]

EUREKA @ European Business Summit 2014: A European patent system can help European businesses lead industrial research and innovation on a global scale

Written by Pedro Nunes, HEAD of EUREKA secretariat A patent filing is usually the very first step before the commercialisation of a new product involving any kind of innovation. It is an important step to any person wanting to develop a new technology, especially if it involves transnational collaboration.  The challenge is to find a […]

Higher education becoming again a privilege of the wealthy?

Over the past few years higher education tuition fees have skyrocketed all over the European Union. Last year thousands of British university students took it to the streets of London and the other major cities protesting against the planned increases of tuition fees. Incidentally, this really huge protest movement gave Scotland Yard the opportunity to […]