Horizon 2020 opportunities for local innovations

Horizon 2020, the EU program for funding research & development and innovation (RDI) was launched last year and entered the implementation period in January 2014. It already offers interesting opportunities for local development projects. What is some of the reasoning behind Horizon 2020? Unlike FP7, the new Horizon 2020 program  has a stronger focus on .. read more

On February 1st, 2014, posted in: Blog posts by Tags: , , , ,

Reading suggestion: “Where Good Ideas Come From”

Steven Johnson’s 2012 book “Where good ideas come from” is definitely an eye-opening introduction to the history of innovation and to how we can design our environments so that they allow innovation to happen. Steven Johnson illustrated about 200 examples of innovation processes and the features they have in common. We can draw several lessons .. read more