The United Nations University – Maastricht Economic and Social Research Institute on Innovation and Technology (UNU-MERIT) is a research and training institute of United Nations University based in Maastricht in the south of the Netherlands. The institute functions as a unique research centre and graduate school for around 100 PhD fellows and 140 Master’s students. It is also a UN think tank addressing a broad range of policy questions on science, innovation and democratic governance.
United Nations institute pilots carbon tax for staff air travel: Because...
MAASTRICHT – The UN’s research and training institute in the Netherlands, UNU-MERIT , has introduced a carbon ‘tax’ on air travel for its more... read more
Press Release • 09.01.2019 • By United Nations University - MERIT
WATSON Releases New Survey Questionnaire Aimed at SMEs
An opportunity to influence EU Policy plus the chance to win an Amazon Echo Spot! The WATSON project is now inviting innovative SMEs to take... read more
Press Release • 03.09.2018 • By United Nations University - MERIT
Studying the impact of R&D tax incentives on SME-led innovation: New EU...
Prof. Pierre Mohnen will lead UNU-MERIT's stake in WATSON -- a new 1 million euro innovation project. WATSON is a research project funded... read more
Press Release • 22.02.2018 • By United Nations University - MERIT
Book Launch: A Second Chance for Europe -- Economic, Political and Legal...
United Nations University-MERIT, Maastricht University Campus Brussels, and the City of Maastricht will hold a book launch event for the edited... read more
Press Release • 21.11.2017 • By United Nations University - MERIT
Amsterdam International Water Week: UNU partners honoured
Young entrepreneurs from ‘ Finish Society India’ and ‘Sidian Bank Kenya’ were honoured in this year’s ‘ Sarphati Sanitation Awards’, presented... read more
Press Release • 17.11.2017 • By United Nations University - MERIT
UN Summit for Refugees and Migrants: Six Critical Perspectives
As w orld leaders gather at UN HQ for a summit on refugees and migrants, 19 September 2016, the United Nations University Migration Network (... read more
Press Release • 19.09.2016 • By United Nations University - MERIT
UN University Launches 'Jargon Buster' App 2.0: Unscrambling More UN Jargon
Do you know the difference between a migrant, a refugee, and an internally displaced person (IDP)? Between a special political mission and a... read more
Press Release • 14.04.2016 • By United Nations University - MERIT
On the Frontlines of Climate Change: Migration in the Pacific Islands
PARIS, 2 DECEMBER 2015: At the COP21 Paris climate talks today, the United Nations University Institute for Environment and Human Security... read more
Press Release • 02.12.2015 • By United Nations University - MERIT
UN University Launches ‘Jargon Buster’ App, Marking World Science Day...
What exactly do people mean by 'agrodiversity', 'formal remittances' and 'sustainable development'? Do leaders and scholars use similar concepts... read more
Press Release • 10.11.2015 • By United Nations University - MERIT
New Scholarship for Nigerian Fellows on Part-time PhD Programme in...
A new scholarship for Nigerian fellows under the age of 40 is now available for the 'Dual Career Training Programme to obtain a PhD in... read more
Press Release • 25.09.2015 • By United Nations University - MERIT