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84% of European SMEs think that the education system and in particular school curricula do not focus enough on entrepreneurship, calling for a stronger link between the SME community and schools. 66% supported setting up EU programmes for cross-border mobility and e-skills. France wants to promote its “pôles de competitivité” system to the Commission as… » read more

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Dans le cadre des “Rendez-vous de l’INRIA”, Laurent Kott, Directeur general d’INRIA Transfert, a bien voulu répondre à deux questions majeures sur le thème du transfert de technologie et de connaissance au sein de l’Union européenne. [kml_flashembed movie=”http://www.youtube.com/v/4gO3Lbmls0Q” width=”320″ height=”350″ wmode=”transparent” /] En particulier, il souligne « comme l’a précédemment évoqué Pierre Vigier, qu’une des… » read more

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Michel Cosnard, the chairman of the French Institut National de Recherche en Informatique et Automatique (INRIA), on the dialogue between big companies and research organisations: Do you think that there is a gap between business and scientific community in Europe? The situation regarding the field of information and communication science and technology (ICST) is very… » read more

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Throughout Europe, barriers to collaboration between the public and private sectors – in particular when it comes to sharing revenues and cost – persist. They prevent the exploitation of public-funded research and the transformation of findings into patents and innovations generating growth. While science has become increasingly important for innovation and thus competitiveness, the European… » read more

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