CERN has awarded funding to six new projects with the aim to bridge the gap between technology and society. Over 600,000 CHF (€542, 766) of capital was granted through its competitive Knowledge Transfer Fund (KT Fund). The fund is issued as part of CERN’s goal to maximize its overall impact on...Read more ›
The managers of the Business Incubation Centres (BICs) of CERN Technologies met in the UK on 7-8 th June with representatives of CERN’s Knowledge Transfer group. This second annual meeting of the BIC network provided an opportunity to exchange best practices to foster...Read more ›
Professor Sijbrand de Jong, President of CERN Council, offers his viewpoint on CERN's role in transferring innovation and knowledge so that cutting-edge research can benefit society.
His viewpoint was...Read more ›
Do start-ups have a dedicated space at your next scientific conference? “The CERN Knowledge Transfer Group is committed to strengthening the links between research and entrepreneurship,” says David Mazur, who leads the Intellectual Property Dissemination at CERN.Read more ›
In the framework of EuCARD-2, an ambitious research program has been undertaken to investigate, process and characterise novel composite materials. These are intended to combine optimum mechanical, thermal and electrical properties, such as mechanical strength, melting temperature, thermal shock...Read more ›
Innovation is a magic word in the modern world economy. But magic comes with a bit of a mystery, fear and mechanisms not entirely crystal clear. The workshop was born as an occasion to address and discuss such issues. Or at least some of the major points in an...Read more ›
From 6 until 8 October, CERN’s Knowledge Transfer group is present at SEMICON Europa 2015, the largest trade fair and conference in Europe dedicated to the Semiconductor industry. At a stand shared with the IRT NanoElec consortium (ESRF, ILL and CEA), CERN’s technologies in medical imaging (...Read more ›