• 20.01 2012

    The European Research Area Board (ERAB) addresses the role of VC in the early investment stages of innovative entrepreneurs in its current recommendation (December 2011)

  • 12.01 2012

    By way of a questionnaire, the Commission invites Member States and interested parties to submit their input and views on the review of the EU state aid rules for supporting R&D&I ahead of the expiry of theR&D&I Framework end of 2013. The Commission is in particular interested in statistical information and qualitative comments on national R&D&I policies at large and on national state aid support measures for R&D&I in particular.

  • 10.10 2011

    The European Commission is holding its first European Innovation Convention in Brussels on December 5th-6th. This is intended as a major annual event – the target is 1,200 participants – for stakeholders from across the innovation chain, including high-level policy makers, leading CEOs, deans of universities and research centres, bankers, venture capitalists, top researchers and innovators.

  • 07.10 2011

    The Best e-services to learn from in TAFTIE


    Vinnova’s e-Services Portal and NL Agencies Social and New media service have been selected as the best e-services to learn from. The services were chosen from 3 funding and 3 non-funding eServices that were presented on a joint Executive Working Group and TET task force meeting in Tallinn on 27.09.2011.

  • 05.10 2011
    • Country review of EU Member States and Associated countries
      This new section provides raw data in Excel as well as PDF tables for each country for 'R&D Intensity projections, 2000-2020', 'R&D profile, 2009', 'Average annual growth (%), 2000-2009', Co-publications between countries, Co-invented patent applications between countries etc.
  • 23.09 2011

    Tekes has published a revised strategy: Growth and wellbeing from renewal

  • 23.09 2011

    TAFTIE has responded to the Commission's consultation on the Green Paper on a Common Strategic Framework for future EU Research and Innovation Funding by sending in the paper.

  • 23.09 2011

    This new Guide provides potential recipients of EU funding for research and innovation with the practical information they need to access this funding.

  • 23.09 2011

    Global R&D investment by companies in Europe will grow by 5 per cent per year from 2011 to 2013, but most of this will be spent outside the EU.

  • 16.06 2011

    Earlier this year the Research Council of Norway launched its new “Strategy on international cooperation” for the period 2010-2020. An abridged English version highlighting the most important areas of focus and challenges is now available.