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More Trade News in Brief Week 46 (11 – 17 November 2013)

 
* ICC-Ifo World Economic Survey
 
International Chamber of Commerce (ICC) and Ifo published the latest Ifo World Economic Survey.
 
Kindly find the main findings about the current economic situation and expectations following the link.
 
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* HEInnovate – Entrepreneurial Online Tool
 
The European Commission and the Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD) launched an online self-assessment tool for universities to measure how entrepreneurial they are.
 
HEInnovate enables institutions to assess their performance in different areas.
 
Check here.
 
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* EU Industrial R&D Investment Scoreboard
 
The European Commission (DG Research and Innovation and Joint Research Centre) published the 2013 Industrial R&D Investment Scoreboard.
 
On first place is situated Volkswagen (Germany) and second place in the ranking goes to Samsung Electronics (South Korea). Other companies in the top-10 include five based in the US (Microsoft, Intel, Merck, Johnson & Johnson and Pfizer), two in Switzerland (Roche and Novartis) and one in Japan (Toyota).
 
Check the 2013 ranking here and the press release here.
 
 
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IT and Entrepreneurial Skills to be Developed in Schools

19 November 2012, Brussels
 
The EU’s Commission of the Eurydice Network advice in a report that schools need to include in their curriculum the teaching of IT, entrepreneurial and citizenship skills and the main goal of the education must be the developing of critical thinking and active participation in school and society.
 
Check here for more details.
 

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