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Anita speaks about the innovation gap to Science Business and META invests in the Batteries
This month, META’s innovation expert Anita Tregner Mlinaric spoke to Science Business about the brain drain from the newer Member States and META Ventures invested in a new start-up that is creating a new battery for mobile devices that is less than hundred micrometers thick and has twice the capacity of current Li-ion batteries. Check out our multimedia content too from the Social Challenges Innovation Platform and RECONFIRM.

La creatività è alla base dell'innovazione, le idee sono alla base del business
We hope you had a relaxing break, and that the New Year is off to a good start! META Group is kicking off the New Year with two innovative contests:  Culture and Creativity Club, an initiative of Università di Macerata, META Group and Fondazione Symbola, will transform 11 outstanding ideas into business opportunities; The third edition of Cities Challenge will present awards to small and medium cities that display the best entrepreneurial ability. 



Examining Europe's early-stage investment scene & key findings from SCHIP report​ 
This month, META has been working a lot on two of our EU-funded projects - ESIL, the Early-Stage Investing Launchpad, and SCHIP, the Social Challenges Innovation Platform. ESIL held its first Local Leader Summit in Brussels on 5-6 November, while SCHIP launched an analysis of its results to date, which showed that cities and regions can use challenge-based innovation effectively to meet social challenges and simultaneously support SME growth

Launching META Innovation Platform & discussing SCHIP at #EUregionsweek

(11 October, 2018) Yesterday at the #EUregionsweek conference we launched a new product - META Innovation Platform - along with first analyses of results from the Social Challenges Innovation Platform. Plus 5 good #metareads from Alessia, Andrea, Luigi and Francesco..

Mastering Comms, Dissemination and Exploitation in EU research as META turns 25

(17 September, 2018) Alessia at ESOF, Luigi on META's 25th birthday, looking ahead to the EWRC and ESIL Local Leaders summits, plus half a dozen good reads recommended by Andrea, Alessia, Jurij and Mathew.