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.
Professor of Marketing Dynamics Maarten Gijsenberg will give his inaugural lecture on Friday 2 June 2023, 16:15 - 17:00.
The board of the Royal Netherlands Academy of Arts and Sciences (KNAW) has appointed professor Gerard van den Berg as Member of the Dutch Social Sciences Council (SWR).
Associate Professor of International Economics Tristan Kohl has received a grant of € 400,000 from the Dutch Research Council (NWO) for a project on how lobbying by firms and non-governmental organizations shape the rules on international trade.
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