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9 October 2018, Dario Mazzella
The Social Challenges and Innovation Platform showed that cities and regions can use challenge-based innovation to both meet social challenges and stimulate SME growth. So we’re preparing a new platform to offer challenge-based innovation “off the shelf”.
10 September 2018, Alessia Melasecche Germini
Last July I was in Toulouse for the EuroScience Open Forum (ESOF) to moderate a workshop on Communicating, Disseminating and Exploiting the results of the EU research programmes.
27 August 2018, Luigi Amati
I suddenly realised, as I was returning home from holiday yesterday, that it was the 25th anniversary of META. What does the last 25 years say about the next?
25 July 2018, Francesco Giovanni Rocciola
What happened when five EU-funded research projects trained by META pitched their results at the EU Sustainable Energy Week?
18 July 2018, Alessia Melasecche Germini
Earlier this month I was in Luxembourg for EBN Congress 2018, where I moderated the Pitch Event with five participants from our FET2RIN training course. While all five made great pitches, the real impact was demonstrating that researchers can pitch their research to wider audiences, given the training.
20 March 2018, Mathew Lowry
It's not often that startups emerge from EC-funded "blue sky research", so we made a video to celebrate. Then it won the EC's video competition.
15 January 2018, Luigi Amati
2018 will see us accelerate our evolution as we implement an ambitious digital transformation strategy.
19 December 2018, Luigi Amati
2017 was generally a productive year for investor groups, as I explained to “Reteconomy”, a business programme on Italy’s SKY Channel.
23 November 2017, Andrea Di Anselmo
Since early 2016 we’ve helped hundreds of European SMEs, universities and other researchers apply startup techniques to their EC-funded research projects. Here's a first look at what we found.
23 November 2017, Alessia Melasecche Germini
Remember my post last February about Poland’s startup scene? At META, we put our money where our mouth is.
14 November 2017, Anna Amati
As the 2017 City Challenge gets ready to launch, some thoughts from last March, when I took last year’s winners to the 2017 Global Entrepreneurship Congress in Johannesburg.
9 November 2017, Alessia Melasecche Germini
One of the most challenging and satisfying projects I helped run this year piloted new ways to help EC research projects get research results to market.
3 August 2017, Andrea Di Anselmo
Just before the summer break I had the honour of presenting six key policy recommendations on Sustainable Innovation to the Italian Parliament, distilled from CASI, an EC-funded project I’m managing on behalf of META.
3 July 2017, Dario Mazzella
Earlier last month I found myself in Bucharest for the Interactive Central Eastern Europe Fest (ICEE Fest 2017), hosting a two-day Lean Startup Academy with META Vice-President Andrea Di Anselmo.
27 February 2017, Alessia Melasecche Germini
Over the past couple of months I seem to be tripping over innovative Polish startups every time I walk out the office door.
14 February 2017, Francesco Giovanni Rocciola
Only 500 Greek SMEs applied for the EU's SME Instrument research program in its first three years. Worse: only 19 succeeded. Is Greek entrepreneurialism dead?
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