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Is firm innovation only about top skills?

Geoff Mason is Visiting Professor at the ESRC-funded Centre for Research on Learning and Life Chances (LLAKES), UCL Institute of Education

Skills are a recurrent theme in the government’s Industrial Strategy, and are widely recognised as central to firms’ ‘absorptive capacity’ (AC) – their ability to effectively identify and use knowledge, ideas and technologies that are produced elsewhere. 395 more words

Economy And Business

Learning to like robots

Sabine Hauert is Lecturer in Robotics at the University of Bristol, and the Bristol Robotics Laboratory. She’s also the President and co-founder of Robohub.org… 805 more words

Society

Creating culture and money, or what hip-hoppers in Kharkiv have to do with GDP

World-class creative sector specialist, Tim Williams, shares his views and experiences on culture, Ukraine’s potential, and why Kharkiv is the city of the future. 1,660 more words

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How alumni of Kyiv Polytechnic Institute won €1.2 mln grant: raising EU Horizon funds for breakthrough innovations

It has been two years since Ukraine joined the biggest research-funding programme in Europe. Under the Horizon 2020 programme, Ukrainian institutions and Small and Medium-Sized Enterprises (SMEs) have raised almost €12 million for research and innovation. 1,173 more words

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Crazy ideas attract investment says creative industries specialist

Creative companies account for around 4.5% of the EU economy. How does the cultural sector attract investment and help developing territories? 1,687 more words

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Federal Government to construct Aba - Ikot Ekpene road next year according to Akwa Ibom State Governor, Udom Emmanuel

By Tom Okure, Ph.D.

Mr.  Udom Emmanuel, the Governor of Akwa Ibom State (AKS) indicates that the Nigerian Federal Government has included the construction of Aba, Ikot Ekpene and Calabar Road in its budget plans and that the road would soon be repaired in the coming year. 278 more words

Nigeria

Meet Blessing, a young female mechanic in Abuja.

Meet Blessing, a young woman in Abuja who is earning a living in a male dominated profession in Nigeria as a female mechanic. She is a secondary school graduate who decided to progress her life by becoming an apprentice mechanic for 4 years and is now managing a mechanic shop repairing cars. 48 more words

Economy And Business