Despite what is often thought, applying for patents has a positive effect on the profitability of SMEs. This is the conclusion of research conducted by Prof. Dries Faems and his colleague Petra Andries of the University of Leuven. According to Faems and Andries, SMEs should become more aware of the value of the patent procedure.
The weekly online video magazine Unifocus highlights topics related to the University of Groningen in the fields of research and society, student life, teaching, policy and internationalization.
Eugenia Rosca and co-authors Addisu Lashitew, Lydia Bals, Feigao Huang and Wendy Tate have won the Best Paper award at the 14th International Social Innovation Research Conference (ISIRC) held in September in Nova Scotia, Canada. They received the...
Last week, Ben Feringa and Anouk Lubbe presented the first copy of their book Alledaagse Moleculen (Everyday Molecules) to minister Robbert Dijkgraaf. The richly illustrated book offers an accessible overview of 180 substances in our daily lives....
The Faculty of Economics and Business looks back on a successful edition of the Annual Conference of the European Trade Study Group (ETSG). FEB hosted the 23rd edition of the conference from 8 to 10 September in Groningen.
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