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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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Skills are key for meeting Europe’s technology challenge, says French MEP Catherine Trautmann, who gave the closing remarks at the Rendez-vous de l’INRIA event in Brussels on 28 May 2008. [kml_flashembed movie=”http://www.youtube.com/v/qeVeHzfU6e4″ title=”http://www.youtube.com/v/qeVeHzfU6e4″ width=”320″ height=”350″ wmode=”transparent” /] Catherine Trautmann is a Member of the Socialist Group in the European Parliament. The French MEP serves as… » read more

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Malik Ghallab, Délégué Général à la Recherche et au Transfert pour l’Innovation de l’INRIA, donne ses commentaires sur les enjeux que rencontre son institution à Bruxelles et, plus largement, sur les défis de la politique de la recherche et de l’innovation au sein de l’Union européenne. L’INRIA est largement connu et reconnu en termes de… » read more

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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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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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We’ve set up this blog to help make the 2008 ‘Rendez-vous de l’INRIA‘, on 28 May in Brussels, more interactive. Not everyone can make it to the Rendez-vous de l’INRIA, but this blog allows you to join in the conversation on on the theme “Innovating for competitiveness in ICT: towards an EU framework for technology… » read more

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