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29 April 2016
Finding the golden nuggets in the era of digital entrepreneurship

In the last months, valuations of venture capital backed companies increased dramatically, reaching new heights since 2009: earlier stage valuations almost doubled while later stage valuations went up 3.5 times. Internet, mobile...[more]


29 April 2016
New decrease in roaming charges before their end in June 2017

On 30 April new rules on roaming and net neutrality enter into force.[more]


28 April 2016
An innovation agenda for Europe's urban policy

Innovation is in the air. The need for innovative responses to pressing societal challenges is evident, and a collective sense of urgency is becoming clear. The many activities – and the potential of emerging initiatives...[more]


28 April 2016
Opinion on disruptive innovation in health

Following a public consultation, the European Commission and the Expert Panel on Effective Ways of Investing in Health (EXPH) have adopted an opinion on 'Disruptive Innovation. Considerations for health and health care in Europe'.[more]


28 April 2016
Commission sets out technical conditions to allocate more radio frequencies to mobile internet services

The European Commission today adopted an Implementing Decision on the harmonisation of the 694-790 MHz (700 MHz) frequency band for wireless broadband.[more]


28 April 2016
Innovative entrepreneurship in the digital era: The future will be Open and Disruptive but…

We shouldn’t be naive and organize the concept of openness avoiding monopolies who are capturing the entire value created by the chain. The so called Open and Shared Culture comes from the digital industry and the upcoming...[more]


28 April 2016
European Photonics Venture Forum

The aim of the event is to market the photonics sector to a wider investor community and create channels to finance for high-potential photonics businesses.[more]


28 April 2016
Governance of regulatory authorities

This international conference will cover new forms of governance that are being set up for network industries. The conference will highlight all aspects of the governance of regulatory authorities.[more]


27 April 2016
Hungary plans Structural Funds call to support Pre-Commercial Procurements

Hungary plans to support PCPs via the European Structural and Investment Funds. A call to provide 1 Billion HUF of financial support to public procurers to undertake PCPs is planned under the Hungarian Economic Development and...[more]


27 April 2016
Module 1 of the innovation procurement toolkit published

The European Assistance for Innovation Procurement initiative published the first module of its toolkit on innovation procurement. The toolkit provides case examples and economic evidence on the impacts of innovation procurement....[more]