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The Center for Innovation Systems & Policy at the AIT Austrian Institute of Technology maintains the EUPRO database, which contains detailed information on research projects funded by the European Union in its Framework Programmes (FPs) for Research and Innovation. In the recent course of the RISIS project, scientists as AIT have expanded and improved EUPRO itself, as well as used EUPRO as a key tool for research.   At AIT, we have substantially expanded the…

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UPDATES March 2017: MORE

MORE (Mobility Survey of the Higher Education Sector) is arguably the most comprehensive empirical study of researcher mobility available. The study targets researchers working in different fields at higher education institutes in the EU and associated countries. It provides internationally comparable data on personal characteristics and education, current employment and working conditions, as well as range of measures on international (and sector) mobility, including factors that influence mobility, and effects that can be linked to…

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UPDATES March 2017: CIB

CIB (Corporate Innovation Board) is a database that includes the patent portfolios of the largest corporate R&D investors worldwide (more than 2000 industrial firms from all industrial sectors). One of the strength of this database relates to the fact that it is built using a consolidated perimeter for the firms (based on information from the Orbis financial database, produced by Bureau van Dijk) and thus collects the patent portfolios of all the entities of the…

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Update: Latest news from our Datasets

Over the next two weeks we will be sharing news of the latest developments across the RISIS datasets. From portals that have just recently been launched, to more well established databases, there is much work continuing to improve usability, access and interoperability. If you would like more information on a particular dataset, or on the RISIS project more generally, please do not hesitate to contact us. And don't forget that there is regular training available…

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Introducing RISIS datasets portal

The Datasets portal  provides access to a set of RISIS datasets  free of charge. The access is offered through a two-step process:     i) Accreditation: researchers need to register and agree on the conditions of use (good use of data, authorship, mentions to the RISIS project, agreement of posting results and aggregated datasets produced on RISIS website) via signing a charter of good use.     ii) Selection: researchers need to proposes a project (200 words proposal) based upon the…

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