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New guidelines for knowledge valorisation in R&I

The European Commission made a proposal for a Council Recommendation on the guiding principles for knowledge valorisation with the aim to increase social and economic value from knowledge and transforming data and research results into sustainable products and solutions.

Commission initiative for young people in Horizon Europe

In the European Year of Youth, a new Commission initiative aims to bring young people closer to research, innovation and knowledge valorisation and develop new skills. The Horizon Europe calls Youth 2022 initiative will allow interested Master’s students, from any discipline, to witness the evaluation and funding processes of Horizon Europe, the EU’s research and innovation funding programme.

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Progress on the way to co-create the EU code of practice for the smart use of IP

Read about experiences from the Community of Practice in the successful co-creation process and learn from their best practices in managing intellectual assets in a smart way.

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Join now the co-creation of the European Code of Practice on standardisation for researchers

Contribute to the stakeholder consultation on the draft Code of Practice on standardisation for researchers. Provide your suggestion until 14 June 2022 on how to improve the use of standards as a knowledge valorisation channel.

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Openness in science & Intellectual property management

A new study explores the links and complementarities between Intellectual Property Rights (IPR) and Open Science. Find out about the example of CERN and its approach to accelerate the uptake of knowledge and technologies from a large international science facility.

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EU Knowledge Valorisation Week 2022

Join this unique occasion for sharing experiences and expertise, peer learning and discussions on boosting the uptake of science-based inventions and solutions for the benefit of society. With best practices proposed by stakeholders and ‘Valorisation Cafés’ for informal debates among participants, the 2022 edition is more than ever a place of exchange across the European research and innovation ecosystem.

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Extension of Manifesto for EU COVID-19 Research

The European Commission has extended the duration of the Manifesto for EU COVID-19 Research until 1 January 2023. This voluntary initiative aims to maximise the availability of COVID-19 research results and data. It remains highly relevant as the world is still fighting against the Covid-19 pandemic.

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CitizensHack2022: the first Knowledge valorisation hackathon for citizens

CitizensHack2022 has tested an innovative approach to citizen engagement for translating R&I results into value for society. It enabled citizens, taking part as members of their communities, to co-create solutions – together with scientists and innovators - for challenges they face.

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Standardisation has an important role in research and innovation investment agendas as it helps pave the way for large-scale deployment of new technologies