Fri. Aug 19th, 2022
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EDUCATIONAL DESIGN
  • EU EPSCO Council adopts recommendation to stimulate learning for the green transition and sustainable development
  • EU EPSCO Council recommendation on individual learning accounts to boost training of working-age adults
  • EU EPSCO Council recommends European approach to micro-credentials
REGIONAL INNOVATION
  • Partnerships for Regional Innovation: 63 regions, seven cities and four Member States selected for Pilot Action
INNOVATION ECOSYSTEM
  • How to share research in design systems – Amy Hupe
  • European Chamber of Commerce in China: China’s Innovation Ecosystem: Right for Many, But Not for All
  • Expansive Thinking: Six Ways to Create our Future Society – DDC Danish Design Center
  • Has the McKinsey Model Ruined our Management Practices? – DDC Danish Design Center
PROCESS MINING
  • Fraunhofer-Studie: 100 Prozent der befragten Kunden bestätigen den Wert eines Center of Excellence für Process Mining
DIVERSITY BY DESIGN
  • Das KIT geht in die Diversity-Offensive
POLICY MAKING DESIGN
  • STBY: Let’s talk about meaning and purpose rather than impact and results
  • STBY: What user-centred design can bring to public consultations
  • STBY: Bike parking consultation in London
DESIGN IN RESEARCH
  • STBY: Making past research more accessible to teams
  • STBY: Collaborating on research with a dispersed team
  • What are syndemics, and why do they matter in health governance? – Demos Helsinki
STARTUP DESIGN
  • Der Wissenschaft in Karlsruhe begegnen: TRIANGEL Open Space des KIT ist jetzt eröffnet – Karlsruher Institut für Technologie
  • Public hearing on “Creative Start-ups and Innovation” – 16-05-2022 – Committee on Industry, Research and Energy
  • Latest headlines by EU Start-ups
    • Weekly VC Overview: All European startup funding rounds we tracked this week (June 13– 17)
    • Danish startup Fellow Pay picks up €325k to make sure Europe’s SMEs get paid on time
    • Prague-based unicorn Rohlik Group bags a mega €220 million for its e-grocer service
    • Cannabis Europa is taking place in London this month amidst growing movement to ‘go green’ (Sponsored)
    • Spanish startup Photoslurp has merged with Flowbox to become the European leader in social media marketing
    • Berlin-based fintech Upvest lands €40 million to give companies endless investment opportunities
    • Swiss startup Imverse scores €4.6 million for its game-changing solution for real-time 3D graphics and live holograms
    • Cologne-based Prematch has scored €1.7 million to take pro-level football experiences to the masses
    • German startup tl;dv raises €4.3 million to help keep employees in the loop
    • Vienna-based tubics scores €1.4 million to shake up video marketing
    • Danish startup JumpStory has now raised over €2.8 million for its ‘Netflix of images’ platform
    • Tallinn-based NFTPort picks up €24.9 million to build a decentralized NFT infrastructure
    • Austria’s 3VC launches its second fund worth €150 million to back disruptive and game-changing European innovators
    • Paris-based Rayon draws up plans to expand its collaborative design software with fresh €1.9 million
    • Paris-based startup Granular picks up €2 million for its mission to fuel the shift to clean energy
    • Amsterdam-based Bits of Stock banks €4.2 million for its stock reward platform addressing wealth inequality
    • Berlin-based travel marketplace Distribusion raises €30 million to make it easier to book transport online
    • Leading global talent development platform CoachHub raises €191 million to democratise coaching worldwide
    • Amsterdam-based TestGorilla raises over €66 million for its pioneering tech making recruitment fairer
    • French startup JUST lands €3 million to revolutionize online shopping
    • Berlin-based Cara Care lands €6.6 million for its digital digestive healthcare app
    • German startup OKAPI:Orbits scores €5.5 million for its pioneering space traffic management software
    • Sky and Founders Factory partner up to raise a new Planet Fund worth over €116 million
    • Milan-based BOOM acquires LemonOne as the demand for visual content soars
    • Weekly VC Overview: All European startup funding rounds we tracked this week (June 6-10)
    • Tallinn-based Timbeter picks up €500k to make forestry more sustainable
    • Amsterdam’s Lalaland bags €2.1 million to empower inclusion and diversity in the fashion industry
    • Copenhagen-based foodtech startup Reduced scores €2.9 million to take on food waste
    • Finnish startup Aeromon raises €4.8 million to fuel emission reduction
    • Utrecht-based Trunkrs raises €15 million to keep European ecommerce trucking forward
    • EU-Startups Podcast | Episode 24: Interview with i2x founder Michael Brehm
    • Gothenburg-based Juni lands over €192 million for its ecommerce financial companion
    • Amsterdam-based Instant Commerce gets €2 million funding boost for its headless storefront builder
    • French fintech startup Request Finance banks €5.1 million to simplify enterprise crypto payments
    • “Our workplaces are still designed around men’s needs, in a way they aren’t for women.” Interview with Anna Franziska Hunger
    • Nippy Groceries’ crowdfunding campaign to revolutionise the grocery experience picks up speed
    • UK-based Ambl raises €1.2 million to combat last-minute cancellations with real-time reservations
    • Munich-based Garentii raises €1.9 million to make renting more accessible and affordable
    • London-based Felix Capital announces over €562 million of new funding to fuel emergence of digital and sustainable lifestyles
    • French startup CleverConnect merges with Talentry to lead talent acquisition in Europe
    • Oslo-based Findable secures €2 million to make building documentation digital
    • PwC Cybersecurity & Privacy Day is taking place on October 12th: Apply now for the Pitch Competition! (Sponsored)
    • UK-based sports platform Let’s Do This scores over €56 million with support from Serena Williams and Usain Bolt
    • Paris-based Defacto lands €15 million to support SME growth with its B2B lending platform
    • Vilnius is hosting the GovTech Baltic Leaders Conference: Meet your future government clients! (Sponsored)
    • Blue Bio Value Acceleration: Final Call! (Sponsored)
    • The six steps to make your startup a global success (Sponsored)
    • Copenhagen-based ZeroNorth scores over €49.6 million to fuel the transition to greener global trade
    • German all-in-one travel platform Lambus takes flight with €800k as European travel booms
    • Parisian investment firm Alven announces new €350 million fund to boost European entrepreneurs
    • Europe’s deep-tech community: The power of collaboration to conquer new markets (Sponsored)
    • UK-based Florence raises €32.6 million to revolutionise social care staffing
    • Helsinki-based Huuva cooks up €4.9 million to deliver delicious takeaway outside the city
    • Paris-based Upway picks up over €23 million to make emobility accessible to everyone
    • It’s time for female founders to Rocket-up! (Sponsored)
    • Finding mentors and balancing hustle and mental health. Interview with Ana Wolsztajn, VC Investor and CMO at KAYA VC
    • Zinc announces a new €32.9 million fund to back mission-driven founders who are addressing the most pressing societal issues
    • Amsterdam-based circular sharing startup Peerby raises €2.3 for its continued expansion
    • Global Scale-up Programme: Bringing new opportunities for green startups to go global (Sponsored)
    • Swedish startup STILRIDE gears up to bring its green origami manufacturing tech to industry
    • Berlin-based ecolytic gets €13.5 million to empower more sustainable consumer habits
    • Danish startup Legal Desk lands €3.1 million for its fully digital legal platform
    • Berlin-based fintech startup Mondu banks over €39.9 million to expand its B2B BNPL solution
GERMANY
  • Beteiligungsverfahren zum Demokratiefördergesetz erfolgreich abgeschlossen
UK
  • Forum focuses on bolstering UK’s future resilience
  • Guidance: Civil Service Diversity and Inclusion Dashboard
  • Guidance: Public arms-length bodies
SCOTLAND
  • Independence in the Modern World. Wealthier, Happier, Fairer: Why Not Scotland?
ESTONIA
  • The handbook “e-Estonia. e-Governance in Practice” is published in Spanish – e-Governance Academy
  • Latest headlines by e-Estonia
  • Unicorn Veriff makes trust scalable online
  • Estonia outranks most of the world in Global Cybersecurity Index
  • How to tackle a booming trillion-dollar fincrime industry?
  • Estonia – a fully digitised nation
  • KSI blockchain provides truth over trust
  • Estonia is leading the world in the use of data
PWC MONITORING
  • Latest headlines by PWC
    • 2022 Global Risk Survey Embracing risk in the face of disruption
    • Trust: the new currency for business What does trust mean to consumers and employees?
    • Our new 2022 Partners and Principals We’re welcoming one of our largest partner classes to date
    • Next in consumer packaged goods Creating value amid disruption in 2022 and beyond
    • How Baker Hughes is working towards net zero at scale Learn how PwC helped Baker Hughes accelerate their net zero strategy
    • Next in private equity How data and analytics can enable private equity value creation strategies
    • US NextGen Survey 2022 Future focus: The next generation weighs in on how they will lead US family businesses
    • Next in energy and utilities How the industry can lead the transition to cleaner energy and create new value

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