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Tag Archives: Innovation

UK manufacturing and Innovate UK

UK manufacturing is still major driver of innovation UK manufacturing remains a major driver of innovation, of exports, and of prosperity. The UK is 9th biggest in terms of manufacturing output globally, and in the country, the manufacturing sector accounted for 11% of the british output. Furthermore, including the services around manufacturing the Added Value […]

Ethics of Artificial Intelligence: Ethic 2.0

Should your driverless car value your life over a pedestrian’s? Should we allow drones to become the new paparazzi? Can one patent a human gene?   This is the moral dilemmas of the Fourth Industrial Revolution. As we enter the new machine age, we need a new set of codified morals to become the global […]

The interesting List of European Funds and Grants…

Do you already know all the available European Programmes that the European Commission offer? We think there could be several possibilities to boost the innovation of your Business or to get your disruptive idea funded! Have a look to this List: Competitiveness of enterprises and SMEs (COSME) Connecting Europe Facility European Regional Development Fund Horizon […]

European Fund of Funds venture-capital

“What we’re looking to do to a certain extent is get them to shift money away from the US towards Europe.” Michael Collins, Chief Executive, Invest Europe   Creation of a Venture Capital: public and private funds European venture capital (VC) funding is considerably low in Europe compared to other parts of the world (in […]

Post-Brexit effects on UK participation to H2020

  Seven months are passed since the United Kingdom voters expressed their will to leave the European Single Market. Thus, we are wondering which are the post-Brexit effects on UK participation to the European funding scheme Horizon 2020… Everybody knows the uncertainties over the future access of UK to the EU funding scheme. Researchers in UK […]

€ 33.5 million to bring more innovative ideas to market quicker

How will end the Fast Track to Innovation (FTI) pilot scheme? 17 projects, 80 partners, 19 countries will get about € 2 million each  Since January 2015, under the European Union’s Horizon 2020 programme, FTI Pilot (€ 200 million) has been one of the most successful tool.   Are you curious? The range of projects […]

Industry 4.0: Blueprint for digital success

What we mean by Industry 4.0 Digitisation and integration of vertical and horizontal value chains Digitisation of product and service offerings Digital business models and customer access   We have analyzed one of the biggest worldwide survey of its kind (PwC’s 2016 Global Industry 4.0 Survey), which includes sectors as Aerospace, defence & security Industrial manufacturing Engineering […]

Goliaths versus disruptive Davids

Introducing a new innovation into an industry can be hard, especially when it is disruptive. When that industry is naturally conservative and risk adverse, then this challenge becomes harder, especially if you are a new entrant.  For example, the oil and gas industry has a history of innovation, from its roots in onshore production from […]

IoT Tech Expo 2017

We enjoyed the IoT Tech Expo in London! Connected Industry, Connected Leaving, Data&Security,  Connected Services, Developing fot the IoT, IoT innovations and Technologies were the keywords of the Exibition and Conferences.   Some snapshots of the event   Connected Industry: Discussion on the future of IoT on manufacturing, logistic, farming and freight with case studies. Conndected […]

SME Instrument: How does it work?

Horizon 2020 provides easy access to € 2.8 Billion to SMEs for funding research and innovation businesses and accelerating the exploitation of innovations. The aim of the SME Instrument is to fill the gaps in funding for the early stages, Research and Innovation and accelerating the exploitation of innovation. Projects will be selected through a […]

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