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In the news: Carlos Moedas webinar

6 March 2021

Research Professional News: "Moedas: Europe must not miss next 'innovation wave'"

Carlos Moedas joins the European Institute

On 3 March, we hosted EI Visiting Professor Carlos Moedas, Former European Commissioner for Research, Science and Innovation, in our European Politics Series (co-hosted with UCL SPP). In conversation with EI Executive Director Uta Staiger, Moedas discussed the topic "Europe and the Future of Innovation." The content of the event was detailed in a piece by Craig Nicholson on Research Professional News:

Moedas: Europe must not miss next ‘innovation wave’

Former R&D commissioner says ‘divided and fragmented’ EU must learn lessons from missed opportunities

Carlos Moedas has said Europe must invest in what has been labelled the ‘third wave’ of internet innovation, rather than trying to compete with the giant companies of today.

Read the rest of the write-up by Craig Nicholson on Research Professional News.