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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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RISIS DATASETS TUTORIALS: RISIS PATENT

RISIS PATENT Tutorial is online on Zenodo community space.   The RISIS Patent database derives from the EPO PATSTAT, a database provided by the European Patent Office and considered as a reference in the field of patent intelligence and statistics. It contains bibliographical patent data from leading industrialised and developing countries.   Building on competencies accumulated over the years and mobilizing dedicated resources, IFRIS UPEM, as a research center specialized in quantitative STI,  has incorporated…

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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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