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Policymakers’ Session on CHEETAH

Presentation by Massimiliano GUERINI from Politecnico di Milano (IT) Roberto CAMERANI from University of Sussex (UK)   Programme           Policy brief | Issue #1    14.00 14.30 General introduction of RISIS project and Cheetah dataset   14.30 15.15 Main results from Cheetah dataset   15.15 15.45 Break   15.45 16.15 Fast growing mid-sized firms in EU regions   16.15 17.00 Future of RISIS and Cheetah and open discussions

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RISIS Panel at ESOF 2020: a journey within RISIS and its datasets

RISIS has been at European City of Science, which hosted the biennial pan-European meeting created by EuroScience and dedicated to scientific research and innovation, with a panel held on the 4th of September entitled Open Research Infrastructure in the field of Science and Innovation Policy Studies: a journey within RISIS and its datasets. ALL PRESENTATIONS HERE First part of Panel: Presentation of Knowmak-tool by Thomas Scherngell (AIT), Barbara Antonioli Mantegazzini (USI), and Ed Noyons (CWTS, Leiden)  …

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

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

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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