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How university research can transform from paper to products

The application of scientific knowledge gained from academic research can present solutions to some of the problems facing a nation. Research commercialisation transforms technology birthed from research activities into useful marketable products or services. Remember how Google was formed from a Stanford University research? However [...]

Integrating disciplines ‘key to dealing with digital revolution’

University reform urgently needed to capitalise on fourth industrial revolution, says KAIST head Universities must embrace crossdisciplinary education and research in order to deal with the “megatrends” of the fourth industrial revolution, according to the president of the Korea Advanced Institute of Science and Technology [...]

Evidence-based policy formulation is key to development’ — Professor Moshi

Professor Humphrey Moshi, an Economic and research expert has advised that public and private institutions in the country to use research-based policies in order to meet the needs of Malawians in different development programs. “It’s important that policies should not be made by opinions, but [...]

America must repair its scientific infrastructure

This is especially important in Minnesota, with its background of innovation. President Donald Trump’s $1 trillion plan to repair the nation’s dilapidated roads, antiquated bridges and shabby railways through an infrastructure overhaul is a worthy goal. But to fully boost the economy, strengthen our competitiveness [...]

North Dakota coal studying supply of valuable rare earth elements

North Dakota coal companies are hoping to have a hand in solving the nation’s supply problem of rare earth elements. Europium, dysprosium, erbium, terbium, neodymium, holmium, scandium, lutetium, and yttrium, are just a few of these valuable materials. “They’re used in pretty much all of our [...]

Research and development tax incentives a dangerous hazard to small enterprises

Through no fault of AusIndustry, the government’s successful research and development tax incentive scheme has become a dangerous hazard to small enterprises. Unfortunately the scheme has got caught up in the drive by Australian Taxation Office officials to set the law in small enterprise tax [...]

BRIEF-Microsoft Israel Research and Development signs deal with Cloudyn Software

Elron Electronic Industries Ltd : * Microsoft Israel Research and Development Ltd, signed definitive agreement with Cloudyn Software Ltd and shareholders * Agreement for acquisition of outstanding share capital of Cloudyn, of which about 34% , is held by Elron’s 50.1% unit * Out of transaction consideration, [...]

MIT Crowns Nvidia as Smartest Company For Bitcoin, Ethereum & AI Development

Nvidia, the California-based graphics chip manufacturer and technology company, was officially crowned by the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) as the smartest company in the world for its innovation in fields such as AI, deep learning and AI. The list of “smart” companies produced by [...]

India preparing database of R&D accomplishments in renewable energy

Ministry of new and renewable energy has written to ‘institutions and organizations’ involved in renewable energy research to provide inputs on their achievements New Delhi: The ministry of new and renewable energy (MNRE) says India’s research and development (R&D) accomplishments in renewable energy don’t get [...]