Position paper of the Presidium of PAS of 6 November 2012 concerning the Public Procurement Law

21 Oct Position paper of the Presidium of PAS of 6 November 2012 concerning the Public Procurement Law

Polish Academy of Sciences (PAN) 2012 On rising the threshold of required tender procedures for expenses related to research (a commentary to the law in force). Rising the threshold will enable more expeditious scientific research and rise the competitiveness and innovativeness of Polish research institutions.
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21 Oct Professional engineering governance

Royal Academy of Engineering (UK) (RAEng) A briefing paper that addresses the role engineers play in making strategic high-level decisions in a wide range of organisations from private companies, both big and small, to government agencies.
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21 Oct Innovation Economy 2012

Royal Academy of Engineering (UK) (RAEng) 2012 Educating engineers to drive the innovation economy – The UK faces a number of challenges as it moves out of recession and towards growth. We are passing through a period of austerity, the like of which we have...
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21 Oct Additive manufacturing

Royal Academy of Engineering (UK) (RAEng) 2013 A report of a roundtable meeting on the future of additive manufacturing in the UK, reality of the technology and its potential to open up new areas of manufacturing.
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21 Oct Public projects and procurement in the UK sharing experience and changing practice

Royal Academy of Engineering (UK) (RAEng) 2014 A report exploring how taking an engineering approach could help the UK government meet its tactical, operational and strategic objectives for procurement.
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21 Oct Engineering in society

Royal Academy of Engineering (UK) (RAEng) 2014 This e-book aims to provide students with a wider perspective on the profession of engineering. It has been produced by the Royal Academy of Engineering and the University of Leeds’ Centre for Inter-Disciplinary Applied Ethics (IDEA), and is...
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21 Oct Food Innovation and Consumers

National Academy of Technologies of France (NATF) 2012 The aim of this report is to throw light on the following question: is innovation in food systems compatible, as they exist today, with what consumers want, viz., natural, healthy food? The authors demonstrate that consumers are...
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21 Oct Risks related to manufactured nanoparticles – Ways of protection and prevention

National Academy of Technologies of France (NATF) 2012 In research labs as well as in industry, nanomaterials (at least partially made of nanoparticles) are the object of a growing interest. The have lead to many new industrial applications during the last few years and more...
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