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Journal of Technology Management and Innovation Vol 12, No 2 (2017) Available

Journal of Technology Management and Innovation Vol 12, No 2 (2017) Available | Scinnovation | Scoop.it
Journal of Technology Management & Innovation (JOTMI) is a quarterly online, international, peer-reviewed journal
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No EU-UK research deal before 2019, says Barnier

No EU-UK research deal before 2019, says Barnier | Scinnovation | Scoop.it
EU chief negotiator says there will be no clarity on the future research relationship until there is an agreement on citizenship
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Killing Science and Culture Doesn't Make the Nation Stronger

Killing Science and Culture Doesn't Make the Nation Stronger | Scinnovation | Scoop.it
Massive funding cuts in the president's proposed budget could be more devastating than any threat posed by illegal immigrants
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Commissioner: I would join the march for science

Commissioner: I would join the march for science | Scinnovation | Scoop.it
EU Research Commissioner Carlos Moedas praises scientists for finding their voice. At a time when facts are ignored and experts denigrated, it is great that researchers will show up and tell people how important science is, he tells Science|Business
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Tuberculosis-resistant cows developed for the first time using CRISPR technology

Tuberculosis-resistant cows developed for the first time using CRISPR technology | Scinnovation | Scoop.it

CRISPR/Cas9 gene-editing technology has been used for the first time to successfully produce live cows with increased resistance to bovine tuberculosis, reports new research published in the open access journal Genome Biology. 

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Antonio Tajani: My outlook for EU research

Antonio Tajani: My outlook for EU research | Scinnovation | Scoop.it

A clear example of that was provided by the recent economic crisis, which only companies or small business that kept on investing in R&D managed to sail through safely. When I say innovation, I am not only thinking of technological innovation. On the contrary, Europe should embrace a broader concept of innovation, of which social, business, design and service innovations are all part.

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Pakistan’s papaya pest squashed through biocontrol

Pakistan’s papaya pest squashed through biocontrol | Scinnovation | Scoop.it
Pakistani researchers, farmers have roped in a parasitic insect in their fight against the papaya mealybug.
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Artificial Intelligence’s Galileo moment

Artificial Intelligence’s Galileo moment | Scinnovation | Scoop.it

In 2017 Artificial Intelligence (AI) will redefine the possibilities of research and academia. Some doomsayers assume that most human employees will soon be replaced by smart machines.

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Could Technology Remove the Politicians From Politics?

Could Technology Remove the Politicians From Politics? | Scinnovation | Scoop.it
The tech industry has talked long and hard about democratizing industries. Democratizing content, democratizing taxi-cabs, and democratizing bed and breakfasts. But what about democratizing democracy?
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Innovative academic startups 2016 

Innovative academic startups 2016  | Scinnovation | Scoop.it
In a culmination of previous trends, this year's ranking of academic spinouts on the basis of venture capital A rounds in 2016 resulted in a list exclusively of firms based in the United States.
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Australian schoolboys recreate Martin Shkreli-hiked drug for $2 a pill

Australian schoolboys recreate Martin Shkreli-hiked drug for $2 a pill | Scinnovation | Scoop.it
A group of Australian schoolboys are giving notorious hedge fund manager and “pharma bro” Martin Shkreli a run for his money. The year 11 boys from Sydney Grammar managed to recreate the drug Daraprim – commonly prescribed to people with HIV – for only about $2 a dose. 
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Elon Musk's Announcement Just Changed the Solar Industry » 

Elon Musk's Announcement Just Changed the Solar Industry »  | Scinnovation | Scoop.it
Late last month, Tesla CEO Elon Musk unveiled a new solar roof product, the culmination of his vision for a merger with SolarCity, the solar energy equipment supplier. The stylish solar panels, Musk projected, would likely cost less than a normal roof to install. The four separate solar roof shingle options were made with glass developed by Tesla’s new glass division.
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A new idea for targeting prostate treatments

A new idea for targeting prostate treatments | Scinnovation | Scoop.it
Detecting and treating cancer early improves outcomes for patients. The trouble with prostate cancer is that one of the most common tests – for the prostate specific antigen (PSA) – does not give a clear-cut diagnosis. Nor does it say much about prognosis: older men can have enlarged prostates for a range of reasons, many of which are not life-threatening.
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Google enters race for nuclear fusion technology

Google enters race for nuclear fusion technology | Scinnovation | Scoop.it
The tech giant and a leading US fusion company have developed a new computer algorithm that has significantly speeded up progress towards the goal of unlimited energy
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Gene editing opens doors to seedless fruit with no need for bees

Gene editing opens doors to seedless fruit with no need for bees | Scinnovation | Scoop.it
Gene-edited seedless tomatoes don’t need pollinating to produce fruit – which could come in useful at a time when bees are on the decline
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Geography warp: EU’s persistent research and innovation gap exposed in six charts

Geography warp: EU’s persistent research and innovation gap exposed in six charts | Scinnovation | Scoop.it
Central and eastern European countries continue to lag western neighbours on assessments of the quality of science and innovation results. But on one measure at least, venture capital investment, the gap seems to be closing
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China is now the biggest producer of solar power

China is now the biggest producer of solar power | Scinnovation | Scoop.it
You probably don't think of China as a clean energy champion given its frequent problems with smog and continued dependence on coal power, but you may have t
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So you want to be a student entrepreneur? 

While finishing our PhD studies, we decided to found a company, Abcombi Biosciences, with the intent of commercializing a vaccine we had developed for combatting pneumococcal disease

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Mathematicians have discovered how the universal patterns behind innovation arise

Mathematicians have discovered how the universal patterns behind innovation arise | Scinnovation | Scoop.it
The work could lead to a new approach to the study of what is possible, and how it follows from what already exists.
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Kimbal Musk — Elon's brother — just opened a shipping container farm compound in New York City

Kimbal Musk — Elon's brother — just opened a shipping container farm compound in New York City | Scinnovation | Scoop.it
Kimbal Musk (brother of Elon) is trying to change the way we eat by creating what he calls a "real food revolution."
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NSF-funded startups demo tech at CES 2017 Eureka Park 

NSF-funded startups demo tech at CES 2017 Eureka Park  | Scinnovation | Scoop.it
From bioprinting to adaptive learning, innovative tech based on fundamental research featured at world's largest consumer technology event
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Egyptian method filters seawater in minutes

Egyptian method filters seawater in minutes | Scinnovation | Scoop.it
Communities with little access to fresh water could use a cheap, quick desalination method developed in Egypt.
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Introducing Amazon Go and the world’s most advanced shopping technology

Amazon Go is a new kind of store featuring the world’s most advanced shopping technology. No lines, no checkout – just grab and go! Learn more a
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Tesla powers a whole island with solar to show off its energy chops

Tesla powers a whole island with solar to show off its energy chops | Scinnovation | Scoop.it
Tesla completed its $2.6 billion acquisition of SolarCity this week, and, to celebrate, the company has announced a major solar energy project: wiring up the whole island of Ta’u in America
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Great application of #RenewableEnergy substituting a diesel generator power system.

 

Victor Popolitov's comment, November 29, 2016 2:55 AM
Batteries and solar PV are the energy of present and future with minimal exploitation costs and zero cost for mineral fuel which is an excellent solution for small Pacific islands.
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Climate down, military R&D up: analysing the Trump effect

Climate down, military R&D up: analysing the Trump effect | Scinnovation | Scoop.it

The greatest uncertainty is how Trump might affect tech industries, on both sides of the Atlantic. “He has no idea about technology” said Henkel, who is also vice-chair of the Parliament’s tech committee. Trump has talked about "closing" the Internet as a way to fight ISIS and brushed off the cybersecurity fears over the attacks against the Democratic National Committee, and he compared net neutrality to the Fairness Doctrine

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ESADE and PwC launch Public Sector Observatory

ESADE and PwC launch Public Sector Observatory | Scinnovation | Scoop.it
The aim of the initiative is to encourage the transformation of the public sector by training public-sector professionals, organising debates and promoting research
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