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RISIS Research Seminar on R&D networks and their effects on heterogeneous modes of knowledge creation: Evidence from a spatial econometric perspective

Presenter: Martina Neuländtner and Thomas Scherngell, AIT (Austrian Institute of Technology) Discussant: Rune Fitjar, University of Stavanger Abstract The ’beneficial’ effect of  R&D  networks  on regional  knowledge  creation  is widely acknowledged. They constitute essential means to create new knowledge through collaborative research efforts and enable access to new knowledge by bridging the way to region-external knowledge bases. However, we argue that the effects of R&D networks on regional knowledge creation vary for different modes of…

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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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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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