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  • A research involving scientists from the University of Alicante and the United States finds out that the accumulation of alpha-synuclein protein in the retina is a good biomarker to help detect Parkinson's disease and its severity degree. This work has been published in 'Movement Disorders', a prestigious journal in the field of clinical neurology published by the International Association of Parkinson's and Movement Disorders, and is part of a broader scientific project funded by the Michael J Foundation. Fox.

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  • The startup Byetick stands with the first prize of the VIII Explorer Meeting, #ExplorerDay. It is one of the biggest events for University entrepreneurship in Spain and it is promoted by the  Bank of Santander through Santander universities and coordinated by the International Centre Santander for Entrepreneurship (CISE), within the framework of the global entrepreneurship SantanderX project.

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  • It is open the call for submission of business, innovative and sustainable projects for the Awards Impulso in the University of Alicante. The awards promote the entrepreneurial spirit among the University community and boost the creation of technology-based companies. These awards have 32,000 euros in prizes in its sixth edition.

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  • The second edition of the program: "Community of practice for technology information for Latin America" is launched. This is an open training program addressed to users who have successfully completed all the modules of the second MOOC "technology watch: strategies and tools to innovate".

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  • The contest entrepreneurship Brain Chile (Business, Research, Acceleration and Innovation) is an acceleration program for of university-technological enterprises, driven by the Pontificia Universidad Católica de Chile and the Banco Santander. It is open for application for prototypes and development improvement of business models until April 18, 2018.

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  • The 12th od February CYTED program opened its call 2018 for thematic networks, projects on strategic topics and CYTED forums. This year includes also a new instrument to support entrepreneurs in science parks.

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  • The Spanish magazine Economy Industry, promoted by the Ministry of Energy, Tourism and Digital Agenda publishes a special number titled: "Foresight, technology watch and competitive intelligence" available online.

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  • The company creation is an instrument that universities and public research centres use to contribute to the socio-economic development of its environment's influence. To encourage the exchange of experiences on those management processes, Red OTRI publishes a technical report: "Creation of technology-based companies from public research centres".

     

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  • The EPO signed a memorandum of understanding with the National Institute of Industrial Property of Argentina (INPI) on the introduction of the Cooperative Patent Classification (CPC) by INPI. 

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  • The Spanish Standardization Agency AENOR is preparing the realise of the new version of the Technical Specification UNE 166006 Standard: R&D Management on Scanning and Intelligence Systems.

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