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Pierre Vigier, Deputy Head of Unit “Innovation policy development” in the Commisson’s Enterprise Directorate-General comments on Europe’s shortcomings in technology transfer: Technology transfer happens when two conditions are fulfilled: First, the existence of a genuine economic interest and secondly that the right conditions for legal protection exist. The first point depends of the actors of… » read more

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Why is Europe lagging so far behind the United States when it comes to technology transfer? How can European research better be turned into technological innovation? And what can the European Union do to foster this process? Zoran Stancic, Deputy Director General in charge of sientific advances with the European Commission, answers Blogactiv’s questions on… » read more

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