Based on the first RISIS project from 2014-2018, RISIS goes on given the high interest on RISIS datasets and their integration. RISIS2 has started in 2019 and provides ongoing access to the existing RISIS datasets:

RISIS2 Project Website

The SMS platform and the data store remain accessible:

SMS Platform

This project is funded by the European Union under the Seventh Framework Programme Grant Agreement n°313082
European Union


UPDATES March 2017: VICO

The VICO Updated database was developed to track Venture Capital and Angel Investment activity in Europe, with the aim to update and enlarge the already existing VICO database, developed within the project “VICO – Financing Entrepreneurial Ventures in Europe”.   The database contains geographical, industry, investment and accounting information on companies founded starting from 1/1/1988, which have received at least one venture capital or angel investment starting from 1/1/1998, operating in seven European countries (Belgium,…

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UPDATES March 2017: ProFile

The RISIS Early Careers dataset “ProFile” is a longitudinal study on training conditions of doctoral candidates and careers of doctorate holders. ProFile was developed in order to provide data on the conditions of doctoral training and careers of doctorate holders. Since the beginning of ProFile in 2009, seven cohorts of doctoral candidates from selected German universities, graduate schools and scholarship providers have been surveyed on an annual basis until they completed or dropped out of…

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UPDATES March 2017: JoREP

The Research Institute on Sustainable Economic Growth of the National Research Council of Italy (IRCRES CNR) manages JoREP 2.0 database. It stores data on joint R&D programmes, providing a quantitative basis for the monitoring of investments in joint R&D programmes. It also allow understanding and interpreting the strategies adopted by the different actors involved in the programmes in terms of the underlying logics which frame their behaviour.   In the course of the RISIS project,…

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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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