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Cold Start for the Green Innovation Machine

This Policy Contribution accompanies the Policy Brief, ” target=”_blank”>Reinhilde Veugelers and Researcher

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This Policy Contribution accompanies the Policy Brief, ” target=”_blank”>Reinhilde Veugelers and Researcher entrepreneurship

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From start-up to scale-up: examining public policies for the financing of high-growth ventures

What are the challenges of financing scale-ups, and how can long-term public policies support the creation of a better scale-up environment?

By: Gilles Duruflé, Thomas Hellmann and Karen E. Wilson Topic: Innovation & Competition Policy Date: April 10, 2017
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Services in European manufacturing: servinomics explained

Making the manufacturing sector more competitive is vital to restore economic growth in Europe. Changing business models to sell services as well as products can provide useful revenue to manufacturers.

By: Tommaso Aquilante, Oscar F. Bustinza and Ferran Vendrell-Herrero Topic: Innovation & Competition Policy Date: March 1, 2016
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From start-up to scale-up: fueling growth firms in Europe

While there has been an increased policy focus on start-ups, few of these firms are able to survive and grow longer term. It is the high-growth businesses, ones that are able to scale-up, which create jobs and economic growth, drive innovation and improve societies. What are the barriers for young innovative firms to scale up and how can they be addressed?

Speakers: Sherry Coutu, Thomas Hellmann, Dörte Höppner and Karen E. Wilson Location: Bruegel, Rue de la Charité 33, 1210 Brussels Date: September 29, 2015
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The globalisation of angel investments

Nature and consequences of angel investments across a variety of geographies with varying levels of venture capital markets and other forms of risk capital.

By: Josh Lerner, Antoinette Schoar, Stanislav Sokolinski and Karen E. Wilson Topic: Finance & Financial Regulation, Innovation & Competition Policy Date: September 1, 2015
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Delhi’s children deserve quality education

Money has not held up educational advancement in Delhi or in India more generally. Delhi’s education budget has risen steadily. And the worry is that the increased budget will once again be hijacked by glamorous but wasteful projects, including in higher education.

By: Ashoka Mody and Ritika Katyal Topic: Global Economics & Governance Date: August 4, 2015
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Günther H. Oettinger's speech at Bruegel's event "What Digital Union for Europe?"

Günther H. Oettinger's speech at Bruegel's anniversary event "What Digital Union for Europe?", which took place in Warsaw on 15 June 2015.

By: Bruegel Topic: Innovation & Competition Policy Date: June 15, 2015
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What digital union?

The conference in Warsaw focused on the digital economy, a topic which is often at the heart of discussions on how Europe can emerge from the economic crisis of recent years.

Topic: Innovation & Competition Policy Date: June 15, 2015
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Towards a digital single market: the European Commission strategy

We are sorry to announce that this event has been cancelled, owing to unavoidable changes in Vice-President Ansip's schedule

Topic: Innovation & Competition Policy Date: June 8, 2015
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How to unleash the financing of high growth firms in Europe

In this blog post, Karen Wilson shares 10 recommended actions points to the European Commission to unleash and attract venture capital and other forms of entrepreneurial finance to help ventures grow in Europe.

By: Karen E. Wilson Topic: Innovation & Competition Policy Date: May 27, 2015
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Opportunities, challenges and ideas for growth and jobs in the EU corporate sector

The Juncker Commission has prioritized the strengthening of Europe’s competitiveness and stimulating investment, economic growth, and job creation. The EU corporate sector will not only play a critical part in achieving these objectives but also will be a beneficiary of policies put forward as the Commission carries out its work programme over the next five […]

Topic: European Macroeconomics & Governance Date: March 4, 2015
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Assessing the Impact of Science Funding in Europe

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Topic: Innovation & Competition Policy Date: January 27, 2015
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High growth firms and job creation in Europe

While all forms of entrepreneurship play a critical role in the economy, a growing body of evidence has shown that it is the high-growth firms that are the key drivers of innovation and job creation.

By: Diogo Machado and Karen E. Wilson Topic: Innovation & Competition Policy Date: December 19, 2014
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