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EUPRO, a where to study R&D projects

“EUPRO is the first systematic and standardized database to investigate project based R&D collaboration networks in Europe”, said Thomas Scherngell, senior scientist at the AIT Center for Innovation Systems & Policy, and coordinator of the central access manager to RISIS datasets. EUPRO, in fact, is a core RISIS dataset providing cleaned and complete information both on R&D projects and on participants over long time periods. Data included in EUPRO are numerous: in total, the dataset comprises 96,674 projects and…

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MORE, the broadest empirical study of researcher mobility

Today, studying abroad and gaining international experience during one's educational career has become more accessible due to facilitations and to encouraged freedom of movement. European policy has played a part here, for example via its ongoing drive towards an integrated European Research Area. But this development of 'brain circulation', while more positive than yesteryear's 'brain drain', is not without concerns in the public discourse. To better understand and deepen the issue of Research mobility and…

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

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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