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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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JoREP 2.0, to analyse transnational cooperation in the European Research Area

Integration between scientific communities within the European Research Area (ERA) is supposed to tackle the societal grand challenges and generate a growing social and economic impact. Research funding schemes like the ‘joint Research and Development (R&D) programmes’ - such as ERA-Net programmes, Joint Programming Initiatives, Joint Technology Initiatives - established through multilateral agreement between research organizations from different countries, are examples of how European integration can be pursued. In order to monitor and analyse the…

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Fast growing mid-sized firms in Europe: Presentations are now available

RISIS project has recently organised the first Policymakers’ Session, that took place on October 24th 2019 and was hosted by Clora (Club des Organismes de Recherche Associés), in Brussels. The meeting, titled “Fast growing mid-sized firms in Europe. Evidence from the RISIS-Cheetah database” has explored European mid-size firms from RISIS Cheetah data. Presentation material is now available on RISIS-Zenodo community space.   The introduction set the context of Cheetah dataset and Cheetah firms: fast-growing firms…

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US vs European universities, behind rankings

All of us, at least once in life, we have heard about “best universities”, both in Europe, and around the world. Yet, define excellence is not a simple job. Researchers of USI (Università della Svizzera italiana) in collaboration with University of Turin, have shown a strong relationship between university revenues and their volume of publications and citations, sweeping away some conceptions on university rankings. The study is now accepted for publication on PlosOne. To help…

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CWTS, core dataset on publications

Publications, daily bread of researchers. To study, consult, or share information, publication databases are populated every single day. And what about RISIS core dataset on publications? “The dataset is called CWTS publications, and previously it was referred to as Leiden Ranking dataset. Initially it was introduced in RISIS as a dataset with key bibliometric statistics for the most prominent universities. Later on, this (aggregate) dataset was rather an entry to the detailed info at publication…

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