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Signal sequences: Venture Capital, IPO and Valuation of Entrepreneurial Ventures at Acquisitions

The fifth RISIS Research Seminar will take place on 13 January from 12:30 am to 2:00 pm (CET) and will focus on Signal sequences: Venture Capital, IPO and Valuation of Entrepreneurial Ventures at Acquisitions with a presentation of  Dr. Massimo G. Colombo and Dr. Benedetta Montanaro, Politecnico di Milano. Dr. Tom Vanacker, Ghent University is involved as a discussant.     The paper studies how a sequence composed of multiple signals influences the valuation that entrepreneurial ventures receive at acquisition. Along…

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6# Policymakers Session: Large firms’ inventions call for strategic innovation policies

Which are the principal actors of innovation worldwide? Where are concentrated the inventive activities and why? The 6th RISIS Policymakers Session took place on the 3rd December in an online format (2 pm – 4 pm) with a presentation of Patricia Laurens, Antoine Schoen and Philippe Larédo (LISIS, Université Gustave Eiffel), entitled International patents: the role of world largest firms in building competitive metropolitan areas, aiming to explore the universe of international patents and the role of multinational firms in shaping the dynamics of knowledge,…

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European Researchers’ Night: RISIS closer to the citizens

What kind of contribution provides researchers to society? Which is the impact of science on citizens' daily lives? The European Researchers' Night, funded under the Marie Skłodowska-Curie actions (MSCA), is a Europe-wide public event that brings researchers closer to the public. It's a special night that this year takes place on Friday, 27 November when the work of European researchers comes closer to the citizens.     The RISIS project participates in Finestre sulla Ricerca…

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Alternative data sources for bibliometric analyses: pros and cons, benefits and caveats

The fourth RISIS Research Seminar will take place on 9th December from 12:30 am to 2:00 pm (CET) and will focus on Alternative data sources for bibliometric analyses: pros and cons, benefits and caveats a presentation by Dr. Martijn Visser, (CWTS, University of Leiden). Dr. Alberto Martín-Martín, Universidad de Granada is involved as a discussant.   The study illustrates a large-scale comparison of five multidisciplinary bibliographic data sources: Scopus, Web of Science, Dimensions, Crossref, and Microsoft Academic. Coverage…

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Early evidence of Brexit’s impact on UK HEI participation in H2020

While debates on the accessibility of the United Kingdom (UK) and non-EU countries to Horizon Europe are still ongoing, a research conducted by Marco Cavallaro and Benedetto Lepori (USI, Università della Svizzera Italiana) entitled Institutional barriers to participation in EU Framework Programs.  Contrasting the Swiss and UK cases estimates the effects of access restrictions and uncertainty on the participation of Higher Education Institutions (HEIs) in H2020. In the paper which is going to be published…

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