Science2society starts to boost innovation efficiency across Europe
A highly renowned consortium has begun work on a major project to improve innovation processes and their effectiveness in society. Titled ‘Science2Society’ , the EU-funded project will assess the mechanisms through which universities, research organisations, society and industry collaborate to create value. Value in terms of:
- sparking new ideas
- differentiating new products and services
- captured benefits of publicly funded research
- appealing new talent
- winning solutions for todays’ societal challenges
The consortium consists of 18 participating organisations which are based in seven European countries: Austria, Belgium, Finland, Germany, Italy, Spain and the UK. The 3-year project will directly engage with some 50 universities and research organisations, 30 industries and 100 small businesses across Europe.