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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

Posted by Stuart Langridge

On Thursday 27th March, Christian Weinberger spoke to EurActiv.com Publisher, Christophe Leclercq at EBS 2009. Mr Weinberger had just taken part in Workshop X at EBS 2009 – titled “SMEs: red tape or red carpet?“. Mr Weinberger works for the Enterprise and Industry Directorate General of the European Commission in Brussels as an Entrepreneurship and… » 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 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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Speaking at the European Year of Innovation and Creativity booth at the European Business Summit, Commission VP Verheugen spoke about Innovation, watch his comments below. [kml_flashembed movie=”http://www.youtube.com/v/K1ZEKAOPv-c” width=”320″ height=”350″ wmode=”transparent” /]

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