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March 29, 2017

EARTO Press Release - Europe prepares the ground for RTOs to get more and better access to finance

PRESS RELEASE Research and Technology Organisations (RTOs) play a pivotal role in the European business landscape by bridging industry and academia and by adding value across the entire innovation value chain. However there is a need to optimise and complement RTOs’ traditional business model and funding strategies with new additional business models and funding strategies to allow them to successfully navigate through a changing funding landscape and make full use of existing business opportunities. This is the result of a study “Access to finance for Research and Technology Organisations200more

March 27, 2017

ALLEA European Code of Conduct for Research Integrity Launched

ALLEA, the European Federation of Academies of Sciences and Humanities, published today the revised edition of The European Code of Conduct for Research Integrity, a document that serves the European...more

March 23, 2017

EERA Questionnaire on Mobility of Researchers & Students - Deadline to Contribute 31 March

The European Energy Research Alliance (EERA) is working on a proposal for an operational student and researcher mobility scheme, to be finalised in November 2017. One of the key step towards this...more

March 23, 2017

Spin-Off of EARTO Member VTT Wins EC Food Scanner Horizon Prize

The winners of the €1m Food Scanner Horizon Prize are Spectral Engines (800k€), SCiOscan and Tellspec (100k€ each). The three innovators delivered breakthrough food scanning solutions in the context...more

March 20, 2017

EARTO Voting Recommendations for Globally Competitive Standardisation in the Digital Single Market

EARTO, the network of over 350 Research and Technology Organisations (RTOs), would like to put forward voting recommendations ahead of the upcoming discussions and votes in the European...more

March 17, 2017

EP & Council Agree on the Revision of the MFF - Awaiting for EP Official Consent on 5 April

On 7 March 2017, the Council and the European Parliament reached an agreement on the mid-term revision of the current Multiannual Financial Framework 2014-2020. They for instance agreed...more

March 17, 2017

G-STIC 2017 Student & Research Challenges: New Technologies to Achieve the Sustainable Development Goals

EARTO Member VITO and its international partners are organising the G-STIC 2017 Conference, a Global Science, Technology & Innovation Conference that aims to facilitate the...more

March 17, 2017

ECSEL JU Symposium 2017 on 13-14 June in Malta

The ECSEL Joint Undertaking is organising its Symposium 2017 on 13-14 June in Malta, under the auspices of the 2017 Maltese Presidency of the Council of the European Union. Topics...more

March 17, 2017

New EC Study Calls For More Public Investment in R&I

Public funding of research and innovation (R&I) acts as a catalyst to boost private R&I activities and overall economic growth, according to a report released by the European...more

March 13, 2017

New EARTO Paper: How Joint Undertakings Boost RTOs-Industry Collaboration & Leverage Private R&I Investment

EARTO has published a new paper on "How Joint Undertakings Boost RTOs-Industry Collaboration & Leverage Private RD&I Investments in Europe". This paper will serve as EARTO...more


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