Science and Technology Policy

US Launch of Horizon 2020 Work Programme 2018-2020

Along with the Delegation of the European Union to the United States, the Woodrow Wilson International Center for Scholars is pleased to host the US launch of the European Union’s Horizon 2020 Work Programme 2018-2020 on Friday, October 27, 2017 from 7:30 a.m. to 9:00 a.m.

Panel: Best Practices for Academic/Industry Collaboration in Smart Cities

Trans-Atlantic Symposium on ICT Technology and Policy

On 5G Networks, Big Data, Internet of Things and Cyber-Physical Systems for a Smart Society

Goals of the Symposium

Future Frontiers for U.S. Federal Science and Technology Leadership

Patent Politics: Life Forms, Markets, and the Public Interest in the United States and Europe

Over the past thirty years, the world’s patent systems have experienced pressure from civil society like never before. From farmers to patient advocates, new voices are arguing that patents impact public health, economic inequality, morality—and democracy. These challenges, to domains that we usually consider technical and legal, may seem surprising. But in Patent Politics, Shobita Parthasarathy argues that patent systems have always been deeply political and social.

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