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5# RISIS Policymakers Session: A challenge for policy, heterogeneity calls for differentiated strategies

September 14, 2020
The 5th RISIS Policymakers Session was organized on the 23rd  of September in an online format (2 pm – 4 pm). RISIS focused on the heterogeneity of European Higher Institutions with a presentation entitled The heterogeneity of European Higher Education Institutions. A configurational approach by Professor Benedetto Lepori USI (Università della Svizzera italiana).   Higher Education Institutions are highly heterogeneous in terms of their profile, governance, and output. This represents a challenge for policies as…

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ICT, the increasing competitive position of China

September 15, 2020
A recent study published on Plos One by Thomas Scherngell, Charlotte Rohde, and Martina Neulaendtner (AIT Austrian Institute of Technology) and entitled The dynamics of global R&D collaboration networks in ICT: does China catch up with the US? explores the structure and dynamics of global Research & Development (R&D)  collaboration networks in Information and Communication Technology (ICT), by analyzing cross-country co-patents.     The analyses were conducted using data from the RISIS-Patent dataset ,  a standardized…

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September 4, 2020
A series of RISIS Research Seminars are planned on a monthly base, from September 2020 to May 2021 to foster the exchange of ideas within and outside the RISIS community.   The first organized by USI (Università della Svizzera Italiana) on 9th September from 12.30 am to 2 pm will focus on Business Model and Value Creation in Higher Education with a presentation by Barbara Antonioli-Mantegazzini. Prof. Hugo Horta, University of Hong Kong, is involved as discussant.   The paper aims to contribute…

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4# September: a journey within RISIS and its Datasets at ESOF2020 in Trieste

August 31, 2020
Can we consider universities as similar, when in Europe 200 of them represent 80% of European university publications? How to monitor the progress of new sciences when frontier research becomes a policy priority and exceeds disciplinary borders? Is the delineation of national-level actors still relevant if 200 multinational firms dominate half of world industrial R&D?     On 4th September (10.15 -11.45 CEST) ESOF2020 hosts a virtual RISIS Panel to address, discuss, and debate these policy questions which…

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Scientific research and innovation: RISIS and its Datasets at ESOF2020

August 28, 2020
Trieste will be the European City of Science from 2nd to 6th of September 2020 to host the biennial pan-European meeting created by EuroScience and dedicated to scientific research and innovation.  More than 150 seminars, workshops, and plenary sessions, 4500 delegates/attendees, participants from more than 80 countries,  500 among  
science communicators and journalists, international exhibitors are expected.  Also, RISIS will be there with a panel planned for the 4th of September in the virtual form from…

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