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11 July 2017

In recent years, some European countries have invested in the data infrastructures needed to evaluate the results and effectiveness of R&D grants awarded to businesses. A new Mutual Learning Exercise (MLE), organised by the Horizon 2020 Policy Support Facility (PSF), sets out to consider a variety of approaches – sophisticated quantitative methods, qualitative, behavioural aspects and holistic systems analysis – and their applicability to other countries.

10 July 2017

The report summarises evidence on the situation in the field of science and higher education in Poland and provides the background for the PSF Peer Review of Poland's Higher Education and Science System, conducted in 2017 by a panel of independent experts and national peers.

29 June 2017

On 28 June in Brussels, this final event of the Mutual Learning Exercise (MLE) on Alignment and Interoperability of Research Programmes discussed the findings and lessons learned with all interested Member States. It included addresses by the Deputy Director General of DG Research and Innovation (DG RTD), Wolfgang Burtscher, and the Slovenian State Secretary for the Ministry of Education, Science and Sport, Tomaž Boh.

9 June 2017

Ukraine has put in place a wide-ranging legal framework to govern the development of its science and innovation system, but must move from theory to action, and faces tough implementation challenges, according to an international Peer Review carried out in the second half of 2016.

9 June 2017

In recent years, a small but fully fledged startup ecosystem has started to emerge in Slovakia; this entrepreneurial sector can contribute significantly to the modernisation of the country’s economy, becoming more competitive and innovation-driven; but it must be nurtured by supporting investors and reforming the business environment: these are the findings of a panel of international experts asked to advise the Slovak government under the Horizon 2020 Policy Support Facility (PSF).

27 April 2017 United Kingdom

Emma Walmsley has put a shake-up of drug development at Glaxosmithkline at the heart of her leadership as she set about addressing investors’ concerns over the group’s lacklustre research productivity. Addressing the City for the first time, the newly appointed chief executive of Britain’s biggest....

27 April 2017 United Kingdom

The Higher Education and Research Bill returns to the House of Lords on Thursday 26 April for consideration of Commons amendments in 'ping pong'.

Members discussed representation of devolved administrations on the executive committee of UK Research and Innovation (UKRI) and UK research councils.

27 April 2017 United Kingdom

GETTY - STOCK IMAGE ABPI could abandon Britain and they delay launching medicines The Association of the British Pharmaceutical Industry (ABPI) is demanding an increase in health spending from 9.9 per cent to 11 per cent of GDP in "detailed" election campaign requests, which has prompted criticism of "special pleading" from Tory MPs.

26 April 2017 Slovenia

Adam Bohorič je s svojega kamnitega piedestala ob vhodu v Galerijo Kresija tiho opazoval dogajanje na Stritarjevi ulici. Dekleta, o katerih gotovo ne bi pomislil, da so doktorice znanosti, so na pločnik z barvnimi kredami narisala e organsko molekulo, magnetne silnice, stilizirani atom in....

26 April 2017 Slovenia

Ljubljana Vlada je danes potrdila besedili nacionalnega reformnega programa za leti 2017 in 2018 ter programa stabilnosti za letos, ki ju mora do konca meseca poslati v oceno Evropski komisiji. Dokumenta postavljata smernice za ukrepe v naslednjem dveletnem obdobju, med drugim ukrepe za nadaljnjo konsolidacijo javnih financ.

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