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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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Big data and RI: a RISIS poster at OpenAire workshop

RISIS will land in Ghent, on 27 and 28 May 2019, with a poster presentation for the workshop “Research policy monitoring in the era of open science and big data”.   The two-day workshop, coorganised by OpenAIRE and Data4Impact, with support of Science Europe, will explore mechanisms for research policy monitoring and indicators, and how to link these to infrastructure and services. The first day will focus on open science indicators as these emerge from…

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RISIS aims and plans: interview with Philippe Laredo, project coordinator

It has been a few months since the beginning of RISIS2 project, major research infrastructure with the aim of studying and developing Science, Technology and innovation indicators. 13 tested dataset, 4 on site and a research infrastructure through which is possible to have open access to all resources. A decidedly multidisciplinary approach: “RISIS is a research infrastructure, meaning that it serves first and foremost the research communities associated with research and innovation policies and studies,…

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Focus on RISIS: the structure

Which is the structure of RISIS?   RISIS contains 13 datasets that will integrate with four new datasets dealing with important lasting research and policy issues: Three datasets concern world largest firms (CIB), European venture capital (VICO) and fast growing mid-sized firms (Cheetah); Two datasets deal with European trans-border programmes (EUPRO e JoREP), and European public research actors, with ORGREG, which serves as repository, and ETER database on universities, PROs and university hospitals; Output datasets…

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