3 ways to address the North-South divide in scientific research

This article is brought to you thanks to the collaboration of The European Sting with the World Economic Forum. Author: George Richards, Director, Community Jameel Scientific research into global challenges, such as climate change and COVID-19, continues to be dominated by the Global North. This North-South divide, partly driven by funding inequities, is failing to harness global collective […]

How female inventors can fix STEM’s gender gap

This article is brought to you thanks to the collaboration of The European Sting with the World Economic Forum. Author: Cynthia Tregillis, Senior Vice-President and Deputy General Counsel, Western Digital & Sabra Truesdale, Associate General Counsel, Western Digital Just as a gender gap exists in the STEM workforce, a gender gap also exists in patenting activity. Increasing women’s […]

Europe’s global approach to cooperation in research and innovation: strategic, open, and reciprocal

This article is brought to you in association with the European Commission. Today, the Commission adopted a Communication on its Global Approach to Research and Innovation, Europe’s strategy for international cooperation in a changing world. With this, the EU aims to take a leading role in supporting international research and innovation partnerships, and to deliver innovative […]

Banning out-of-hours work emails could make some employees more stressed, research finds

This article is brought to you thanks to the collaboration of The European Sting with the World Economic Forum. Author: Sean Fleming, Senior Writer, Formative Content Have you ever felt obliged to respond to work emails at home during the evening and at weekends? You’re not alone. An increasing number of employers and governments have taken steps to ban […]

Cancer research put at risk by General Data Protection Regulation? The possible dangers of a data privacy EU mania

One of the most important debate topics of the last months in the EU has been data privacy and data protection regulation. Whether it was for a major trade agreement proposal or for the biggest search engine of the world, it makes no difference since all data privacy stakeholders have been always kept busy. Having remained basically static for […]

“None of our member states has the dimension to compete with China and the US, not even Germany!”, Head of EUREKA Pedro Nunes on another Sting Exclusive

This revealing exclusive interview with Pedro Nunes, Head of EUREKA, was conducted by Carlo Motta at the European Sting’s pavilion during European Business Summit 2014. In the following interview Carlo Motta will be signalled as C.M and Mr Nune as P.N.   C.M.: I am very please to welcome to our booth Mr Pedro Nunes, Head of EUREKA. So […]

GradList Launched At TheNextWeb 2014

Written by Manfred Tropper, Founder of mantro.net As part of the Boost program at TheNextWeb Europe conference in Amsterdam we introduced our new product ‘GradList’. We chose TheNextWeb Europe for the launch as it’s the perfect place to get in touch with a great variety of people from everywhere around the planet and from a […]