Month: June 2018

June 27, 2018

UK take on the chairmanship of EUREKA

Science Minister Sam Gyimah recently launched the UK chairmanship of the international innovation network EUREKA, addressing the global challenge to hunt for world-changing products and services needing support to reach the market.

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June 26, 2018

Government launches new fund to support small business growth

New Business Basics Fund to help support small businesses’ earning power. In a speech to the CBI today (Tuesday 26 June) Small Business Minister Andrew Griffiths unveiled a new £8 million fund to boost the productivity and performance of small businesses in England.

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The UK as the best innovator in Europe?

Since 2010, the innovation performance of the EU has increased by 5.8% compared to the rest of the world. According to the European Innovation Scoreboard 2018 (EIS), recently published by the European Commission, the EU’s innovation performance continues to improve. The United Kingdom has improved its innovation performance by 14% since 2010, giving it the […]

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HORIZON 2020 – Am I eligible? Yes! Sometimes, maybe!

According to the European Commission Horizon 2020 is an international R&D programme and almost all countries are eligible to participate.  The programme is open to all “natural bodies”, a term meaning that any legally recognised entity can participate; thus individuals, SMEs, charities, foundations and corporate bodies are all eligible to apply. So!  Everyone worldwide can […]

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June 22, 2018

€94.1 billion for new Horizon Europe

The European Commission has recently published its proposal for Horizon Europe, an ambitious €94.1 billion research and innovation programme that will succeed Horizon 2020.

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