11/6/2021: Horizon Europe launch, EIC Overseas Trade Fairs, IP Enforcement Summit, EIB funds IE University, research infrastructures, EU semiconductor manufacturing, and EU 2030 digital targets

In today’s Morning Brief: Member states call for Horizon Europe to go full steam ahead || Open Call: The EIC launches the Overseas Trade Fairs Programme 2.0 || International IP Enforcement Summit 2021 || EIB supports IE University in Spain with a financing plan of up to €30 million || ESFRI: the coronavirus pandemic changed research infrastructures || Intel answers EU call to scale up European capacity for semiconductor chips || Analysis: EU will fall short of meeting 2030 digital targets

The AI Act: getting the first step right | Science|Business

Artificial Intelligence (AI) has been compared to electricity: it is a general-purpose technology with applications in all domains of human activity. Electricity has found uses that no one envisaged when the first electrical systems were designed and, in practice, life would be completely different without this technology. With AI also set to find its way […]

10/6/2021: New INESC article on Science|Business, exclusive Horizon Europe guide, Horizon Europe dissemination, sustainable fishing, forest protection, and the future of CBDC

In today’s Morning Brief: New INESC article published on Science Business: “The AI Act: getting the first step right” || Exclusive Horizon Europe guide now available in the Private Area || Commission webinar on Horizon Europe “Dissemination and Exploitation” || Commission’s annual state of play on sustainable fishing ||
MEPs call for binding measures to protect Europe’s forests || The future of CBDC: new EUBOF report on the possible structures of the digital euro

7/6/2021: Horizon EU info days, R&I days, deal about space and quantum, Smart City Marketplace, Zero Pollution platform, hydrogen, and the digital identity wallet

In today’s Morning Brief: Horizon Europe Info Days (28 June 2021 – 9 July) || EC Research and Innovation Days (23-24 June) || Commission webinar on Horizon EU (9 June) || Deal over quantum and space research for Horizon EU || Smart City Marketplace Forum || Zero Pollution Stakeholder Platform launched by the EC and the Committee of Regions || Hydrogen sector aims for drastic price cuts by 2050 || Digital identity wallet proposal

4/6/2021: Sustainable projects awards, Green City Accord, overworked academics, Bill Gates for clean energy, and research infrastructures

In today’s Morning Brief: LIFE awards for projects supporting nature, environment and climate action || Green City Accord – Online Workshop: A closer look at indicators for monitoring & reporting || Academics are overworked and underpaid, says OECD report || EU-Bill Gates set up a €820M fund to bring down the price of clean energy || Research infrastructures: DG RTD calls for global coordination

2/6/2021: HUB events yesterday, tech sovereignty, AI and blockchain, EU processor, German hydrogen projects, geothermal energy, CAP’s impact, consultation on ecodesign, and ICC City Lab

In today’s Morning Brief: Deep Tech and Forestry events yesterday | Tech sovereignty as a priority of the K4I’s innovation manifesto | Report: EU must boost AI and blockchain funding to avoid market failures | EU processor project designs European-grown test chip | Germany to invest €8 bn in large-scale hydrogen projects | Planned revision of EU renewables law opens door to geothermal | Evaluation of CAP’s impact on climate change and greenhouse gas emissions | Commission seeks public opinion on ecodesign and energy efficiency for mobile phones and tablets | 3rd ICC City Lab open sessions

1/6/2021: HUB Forestry and Deep Tech events today, HorizonEU webinar, research careers, EuroHPC, energy stakeholders dialogues, single-use plastic, and INESC article on Science|Business

In today’s Morning Brief: INESC Brussels HUB Spring Meeting is here! | New Commission webinar on Horizon Europe | Science ministers commit to improving research careers and agree on €7 billion for EuroHPC | Energy for the Green Deal: a series of on-line stakeholder dialogues | Commission guidance for harmonised application of Single-Use Plastic rules | Reminder: INESC article on Cancer Mission on Science|Business