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Should Universities become investors?

Some world leading Universities and R&D institutes have created their own investment vehicles. However, is this a feasible innovation instrument for research entities? Are the

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The role of patenting in start-up fundraising

I am not a patent attorney nor I advise about patent strategies. I help startups with fundraising and my analysis about the suitability of the strategy derives from this

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Would the EU invest in my startup?

A new investor is in town and it is not the typical one. The European Commission enters the space of startup investment with a fresh

Research and innovation
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Financing for SMEs with the new Horizon Europe

The “Horizon Europe” framework, with an estimated budget between €80 and €90 billion, establishes the EU’s research and innovation programme for the years 2021-2027. Furthermore, an additional

Green Deal and Efficient Buildings
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GREEN DEAL AND EFFICIENT BUILDINGS

The last call of the Horizon 2020 The European Commission has announced what will be the last and largest financing call of the Horizon 2020 framework

Data economy
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Regulating the new data economy

Should Internet giants be forced to open their data? There is an increasingly popular debate about the need of establishing new antitrust and anti-monopoly rules