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Globalisation: The Future of Research Institutions
29 November 2011 (759 reads)

 Following the sell-out of our first annual event in November 2010, the second is announced.

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UK authorises clinical tests for medicines made of genetically modified plants
23 November 2011 (856 reads)

Pharmaceuticals can be produced by plants. Antibodies that have been produced in tobacco plants are to be tested in a clinical study for the first time. This important decision was announced in London in late July.

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Research and innovation put at heart of CAP reforms
22 November 2011 (827 reads)

The Commission wants to double the amount of R&D carried out under the Common Agricultural Policy to €4.5 billion, and make farming knowledge-based.

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Innovation Convention
15 November 2011 (797 reads)

The European Commission is organising on 5-6 December 2011 its first Innovation Convention following the adoption of the Innovation Union Flagship initiative in October 2010. It will include a key exhibition in the heart of Brussels showcasing the latest research and innovation results being developed in Europe and under EU funding.

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International Conference: "Global ICT industry: changing landscape? - The future of European ICT R&D"
01 November 2011 (744 reads)

The European Commission's Joint Research Centre - Institute for Prospective Technological Studies (JRC-IPTS, Information Society Unit) organised an international conference on the changing global ICT industry landscape and future of ICT R&D in Europe. The conference brought together industry representatives, ICT R&D and innovation analysts, and policy makers, coming from Europe, the USA and Asia.

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