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  • European Innovation Status

    European Innovation Status

    European Innovation Status By Ingemar Pongratz   The European Commission has recently released a study which has evaluated the Innovation performance in the European Union. This study shows that the performance in the area of innovation is very diverse and certain areas or region are well ahead while other areas lag clearly behind the EU […]Read More...
  • Possible effects of BREXIT on Horizon 2020

    Possible effects of BREXIT on Horizon 2020

    Possible effects of BREXIT on Horizon 2020 By Ingemar Pongratz Last week the citizens from in the United Kingdom voted to leave the European Union. The vote to leave the European Union came as a complete surprise for both legislators and the share and financial markets.  In the EU and Brussels a planning process for the […]Read More...
  • EU Council adopts research conclusions

    EU Council adopts research conclusions

    EU Council adopts research conclusions by Ingemar Pongratz The European Council represented by the different Heads of Research from the European member states recently met and adopted several important conclusions based on the outcome of different negotiations which have taken place during the Dutch Presidency. These conclusions are very interesting and may have important ramifications […]Read More...
  • Spicy food linked to health benefits

    Spicy food linked to health benefits

    Spicy food linked to health benefits Av Ingemar Pongratz In a recent article published in the BMJ (previously known as the British Medical Journal) the results of a large epidemiological study has been published where the researchers link consumption of spicy food to health outcomes. Based on a large prospective cohort based on the China […]Read More...