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We spoke to Dr Roland Strauss at the 2009 European Business Summit. Dr Strauss was representing Knowledge4Innovation and discusses the aims of the organisation. [kml_flashembed movie=”http://www.youtube.com/v/lgkU5prbKJw” width=”320″ height=”350″ wmode=”transparent” /] To read the coverage of EurActiv.com on this issue, please use the following link: Europe wasting billions by duplicating research

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On Friday 27th March, Arndt Kirchhoff Chair of the SME Committee for BusinessEurope was interviewed by Christophe Leclercq, Publisher of EurActiv. They had both been involved in Workshop X at the 2009 European Business Summit – titled, “SMEs:red tape or red carpet?“. In the interview below, he discusses points raised during their session and topics… » read more

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David Bennetts, a Chartered Meteorologist from the UK, was interviewed by Blogactiv at the European Business Summit in Brussels. Mr Bennetts had asked the panel a question and discusses the question, response, climate change and carbon capture and storage below. If you have an opinion on this subject, please leave your comments in the box… » read more

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On Friday 27th March, Bart Diels – Investment Director at GIMV – spoke at EBS 2009 about Clean Technology investment – an area of ethical investment and how the Venture Capital process is not suited to an area that needs to be developed quite so quickly. [kml_flashembed movie=”http://www.youtube.com/v/0Bv9BlY_Ub4″ width=”320″ height=”350″ wmode=”transparent” /] To read EurActiv.com’s… » read more

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On Friday 27th March, Joelle Chassard spoke to Blogactiv. Ms Chassard was taking part in Workshop X which was titled, “Venture capital and clean tech: is Europe missing out?” at EBS 2009. Joelle Chassard is Manager of the Carbon Financing Unit, Environment Department at the World Bank in Washington. She was a very interesting speaker… » read more

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On Thursday 26th March, Blogactiv interviewed Susan Burns, Managing Director of Global Footprint Network at EBS 2009 in Brussels. Susan Burns was a participant in Workshop XI (Commodities: between Boom and Bust). Here she discusses the role of the organisation and the research they conduct and how it relates to us all and our place… » read more

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On Friday 27th March, Prof Dr Maria Joao Rodrigues took part in Workshop XV about skills and innovation at EBS 2009. She was interviewed by Christophe Leclercq, Publisher of EurActiv.com. If you would like to make your views known, please leave a comment below. [kml_flashembed movie=”http://www.youtube.com/v/_EIf8g9E98E” width=”320″ height=”350″ wmode=”transparent” /] To see the coverage by… » read more

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On Friday 27th March, Luuk Borg Director of EUREKA, spoke to Blogactiv about funding for SMEs in Europe. As a participant in Workshop X at EBS 2009 – which was Moderated by Christophe Leclerq, Publisher of EurActiv.com – Mr Borg discussed the role of Venture Capital and funding for small, entrepreneurial companies and start-ups. To… » read more

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The following has been prepared by Frederic Simon, Editor of EurActiv.com and Moderator of Workshop XIV at EBS 2009. The workshop is titled, Climate change: the road to Copenhagen. As anticipated, European leaders meeting for a two-day summit last week postponed until June a decision on the EU’s position for global climate talks, which are… » read more

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Briefing Note For Opening Plenary Session This briefing note has been prepared by INSEAD for the Opening Pleanary Session at the 2009 EBS. The session will run between 11.15 and 12.30 on Thursday 26th March 2009. The session will be moderated by Frank Brown, Dean, INSEAD. Other speakers at this session will include: Prof Jagdish… » read more

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