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ICT, the increasing competitive position of China

A recent study published on Plos One by Thomas Scherngell, Charlotte Rohde, and Martina Neulaendtner (AIT Austrian Institute of Technology) and entitled The dynamics of global R&D collaboration networks in ICT: does China catch up with the US? explores the structure and dynamics of global Research & Development (R&D)  collaboration networks in Information and Communication Technology (ICT), by analyzing cross-country co-patents.     The analyses were conducted using data from the RISIS-Patent dataset ,  a standardized…

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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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Scientific research and innovation: RISIS and its Datasets at ESOF2020

Trieste will be the European City of Science from 2nd to 6th of September 2020 to host the biennial pan-European meeting created by EuroScience and dedicated to scientific research and innovation.  More than 150 seminars, workshops, and plenary sessions, 4500 delegates/attendees, participants from more than 80 countries,  500 among  
science communicators and journalists, international exhibitors are expected.  Also, RISIS will be there with a panel planned for the 4th of September in the virtual form from…

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4# RISIS POLICYMAKERS SESSION: How advanced bibliometrics reveals cancer research dynamics

On Thursday the 9th of July, the 4th RISIS POLICYMAKERS SESSION entitled “Mapping R&D to policy goals and societal challenges” took place online on the GoToMeeting platform with the participation of 40 people among experts, policy analysts, and academics.   The conference began with an Opening of Dr. Alessia Fava, Research Institute on Sustainable Economic Growth, National Research Council of Italy, mainly focused on RISIS dissemination and communication ongoing activities.   The 4th Policymakers Session focused…

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RISIS DATASETS TUTORIALS: RISIS CIB2

RISIS CIB2 (Corporate Invention Board) Tutorial is online on the Zenodo community space. The RISIS CIB2 database uses the RISIS Patent database, a LISIS enriched and simplified version of the PATSTAT 2017 April release, as a primary source.    CIB2 is a database including priority patents of the top 3992 corporate innovators worldwide (applications 2000-2015). It provides data and indicators at the firm level for the worldwide largest R&D corporate performers that represent over 90% of world corporate industrial…

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