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Start-up&venture capital: a strong relationship analysed by VICO data

July 22, 2019
In recent decades, venture capital has become increasingly important for start-up financing around the World. VICO, a RISIS core dataset, can help who wants to get information about the determinants of venture capital activity in Europe and its role in supporting the growth of start-ups. Its full documentation is now online on Zenodo space dedicated to RISIS project.   “There is a lot of research in venture capital showing that start-ups financed by venture capital…

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POLICY MEETING: A FOCUS ON RISIS KEY RESULTS

June 21, 2019
They are a kind of awareness rising events specially organized to involve policy makers on specific issues, also adopting a new approach to aggregated data circulation, in particular towards policy analysts and policymakers. These events are also devoted to shape other communications tools with a learning attitude: what is the novelty and what type of use is expected (learning from the audience and observing how they understand what we do).   RISIS Policy meetings will take in…

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WORKSHOP ON LATENT CLASS ANALYSIS

The Workshop aimed at providing a more systematic introduction to this class of methods, some examples and to discuss with participants opportunities for the usage in different areas related to RISIS (like firms, individual-level bibliometric). The event was held on 17 May, 2019 at Politecnico of Milan in Bovisa.   After an introduction to to Latent Class Modelling, Barbara Antonioli and Benedetto Lepori have explored its applications in Research Policy and Higher Education. Finally, there…

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RISIS at ISSI, 17th International conference on Scientometrics & Infometrics

June 19, 2019
RISIS will present a poster on September 3 and 4, in occasion of ISSI Conference, the 17th International conference on Scientometrics & Infometrics. The Conference, hosted by Sapienza University of Rome, will provide an international forum for scientists, research managers and administrators, as well as information and communication related professionals to share research and debate the advancements of informetric and scientometric theory and applications. In this context, RISIS would like to contribute on the theme of the…

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RISIS presented to the Czech expert community

June 10, 2019
RISIS was presented for the first time to the Czech research community and policy-makers during the national conference on STI statistics and analyses, held on 26 April 2019. This annual conference has been organized jointly by the Technology Centre of the Czech Academy of Sciences (CAS) and the Czech Statistical Office since 2010. The audience traditionally consists of leading research and innovation policy makers from various Czech ministries, agencies, and other governmental bodies, as well…

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