The focus is to move beyond the state-of-the-art practice of regional clusters to unlock the collaborative potential of the SMEs from Aerospace, Biotechnology, Energy, ICT and Medical Devices (ABEIM) sector.
16 November 2017
There is concern across the European Union that health does not figure prominently enough in the economic development plans of Member States at both national and regional levels. Starting in 2005 as an Interreg IIIC network operation, HCN is an initiative that spun-off into a non-profit company that still seeks to help address this challenge. […]
Demonstrating the added value of investment It is shared and common prejudice that the costs for health care are rocketing and approaching the limits of affordability. This is not supported by evidence on expenditure over a 10 year period of economic change, intense health sector reform or consumer preferences and demand. A challenge shared by […]
The European Innovation Scoreboard 2016 emphasized a well-known fact in Europe: that although the EU is closing the gap with US and Japan, Europe continues to be less innovative than South Korea, the United States and Japan. Too often, new technologies that have been developed in the EU are commercialised elsewhere. Now the economic future […]