• 09.03 2012

    The INNO-Partnering Forum present in this First Stage Report entitled Existing Good Service Delivery Practices Internationally the results of a literature review and series of preliminary interviews with a number of international innovation service delivery organisations that have been identified as being potential best practice for helping SMEs to access innovation support. The report was produced as part of Work Package 6 of the INNO-Partnering Forum.


  • 21.02 2012
    Impacts of Innovation Policy

    Staffan Håkansson and Lennart Elg of VINNOVA have written a booklet on Impacts of Innovation Policy - lessons from VINNOVA's impact studies


    VINNOVA's impact studies describe and provide an understanding of the broader, long-term effects of public investments in research and development.

  • 03.02 2012
    Innovation for older adults

    The Technology Strategy Board and partners urge the UK to innovate so older adults can live independently for longer.

  • 20.01 2012
    Progress and results Dutch Global Sustainable Biomass Fund

    This January the fourth factsheet of the Global Sustainable Biomass Fund was published. This half-yearly factsheets provide a regular update on the progress and results of the projects in the Global Sustainable Biomass Fund to enhance the insight of all stakeholders into the sustainable production of biomass.

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  • 20.01 2012
    CTI participating in ERA-NET for the first time

    From January 2012 the CTI will be participating in an ERA-NET project in the European Research Area.


    The ERASynBio project will run for 36 months and is aimed at developing and coordinating national and regional research programmes in the field of synthetic biology in the European area. A total of 16 countries are taking part in the project.


    In the course of 2012 EraSynBio will launch a call for submissions of R&D proposals. The precise timing has yet to be defined. Further information will follow.

  • Tekes funding in 2010

    Small and medium-sized enterprises aiming at growth and internationalisation and Strategic Centres for Science, Technology and Innovation received an even larger share of Tekes funding in 2010. Tekes invested EUR 233 million in SME projects and nearly EUR 100 million in the Strategic Centres for Science, Technology and Innovation.