fotografía de portada

Issue 31, september 2005

THE R&D WE HAVE
EDITORIAL
The R&D we have
Patricio Morcillo

FORUM FOR DEBATE
Europe 21st Century: Towards an Research and Education Area
Raffaella Pagani
Convergence Area
Agency for the Quality Assurance
Certification and Assessment of the Madrid Universitiest

Triangulation as a research strategy in Social Sciences
Óscar Rodríguez Ruiz
Research Centre for the Knowledge Society (IADE-CIC)

OPEN LECTURE ROOM
The Directive’s Proposal on the ability to patent the computer implemented inventions
Ignacio Atorrasagasti Tellería
Counselor for Industrial Issues
Spanish Permanent Representation in the European Union

Technology-based ventures and business angels
Miguel Palacios
Tíndaro del Val
Carlos Casanueva
Civil Engineering High Technical School
Polytechnic University of Madrid


Citizens’ panels on the Kioto Protocol
Luis Navarro
Marta I. González
Coordinators
RESEARCH:

 - CENTRES AND PROJECTS
Metrology in the Acoustics Institute
Francisco José Chinchurreta Segovia
Acoustics Institute-CSIC
Acoustics Metrology Lab


 -DOCTORAL DISSERTATIONS
An analysis of the historical evolution of the thermal machines in the 1826-1914 Spanish patent period
Author: R. Rubén Amengual Matas (Civil Engineering High Technical School, Polytechnic University of Madrid)
Supervisors: Manuel Valdés del Fresno and J. Patricio Sáiz González

INTERVIEW
Interview with Mr. Janez Potočnik
Commissioner for Science and Research, European Commission
Jesús Rodríguez Pomeda, Universidad Autónoma de Madrid


Interview with Mr. Manuel Toharia Cortés
Valencia Science Museum General Manager
Jesús Rodríguez Pomeda, Universidad Autónoma de Madrid

SUCCESSFUL INNOVATIONS AND TECHNOLOGY TRANSFER
Micromag 2000 S.L.

TOMSA DESTIL, S.L.

TECAI S.L.
R&D FIGURES
Universities rankings

THE R&D IN THE NET
Universities International Rankings in the Net
Jesús Rodríguez Pomeda
Universidad Autónoma de Madrid

madri+d HOT LINE
Asesorías telemáticas del Centro de Enlace

Taxation
Finance
Patents and Research results Protection
Data protection

LITERATURE OUTLINES
Readings on Intangibles and Intellectual Capital
Sánchez, P.; Cańibano, L. (2005)
AECA, Madrid

Indicators on Scientific and Technical Production in the Madrid Region (PIPCYT) 1997-2001
Dirección General de Universidades e Investigación (2004)
Comunidad de Madrid, Consejería de Educación


IN ANOTHER MOOD
The scrounger
Patricio Morcillo
Universidad Autónoma de Madrid