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NIA Forecast of Emerging Technologies (UK)

In nano on June 19, 2007 at 1:07 pm

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European Research Key figures of science, technology and innovation

In Uncategorized on June 19, 2007 at 12:48 pm

Highlights of the Key Figures include discussion of the following topics:

* The diminishing weight of Europe in the multi-polar world of science and technology, and its implications for research strategies
* Transition towards knowledge-intensive economies: the need to intensify the pace of Lisbon-driven reforms
* The nature and dynamics of the EU’s industrial structure is the reason for the R&D investment deficit with the US
* The important role of the public sector
* Less opportunities for high-tech venture capital
* Research excellence: the EU remains second behind the US, but excels in traditional domains
* Scientific output is more dispersed across scientific disciplines in the EU than in the US
* Knowledge flows from science to technology are weaker in the EU
* Weaker high-tech performance in the EU
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