31/05/2022: BioData.PT Session 3, EU AI Law, European Sustainable Energy Week, LIFE Awards 2022 Winners, EU Green Deal, and more.

In today’s Morning Brief:
– BioData.PT Talks Session 3: Recent Artificial Intelligence Tools and Architectures for Structural Biology;
– EUA Policy Input: Considerations for a “European Degree”;
– Putting Science into Standards;
– The EU AI law will not be future-proof unless it regulates general purpose AI systems;
– European Sustainable Energy Week: Going green and digital for Europe’s energy transition;
– European Commission reveals winners of LIFE Awards 2022;
– Interact with statistics for the European Green Deal;
– EU countries urged to prepare for Russian gas cut: Summit draft.

30/05/2022: INESC TEC Workshop, EU Cancer Plan, Eurostat, Defunct Satellites, Hydrogen, and more.

In today’s Morning Brief:
– INESC TEC coordinated a workshop on Machine Learning;
– Access to financial products for persons with a history of cancer in EU Member States;
– Eurostat regional yearbook: From traditional printed publication to modern interactive tool;
– ‘World-first’ project for capturing defunct satellites ramps up;
– Hydrogen: BAM sets up digitally networked research filling station to increase safety of technology;
– EFCA coordinates EU efforts to monitor the bluefin tuna fishing season;
– Zero Pollution Monitoring and Outlook Workshop – Report;
– Commission outlines defence R&D priorities in new €924M work programme.

26/05/2022: INESC-ID research grants, new MSCA platform, Horizon Europe UK backup, REPowerEU, Fit for 55, and more.

In today’s Morning Brief:
– INESC-ID: Nuno Lopes receives research grants from Google and Woven Alpha;
– EU ramping up efforts for strategic autonomy in raw materials;
– Laurence Moreau appointed head of the ERC executive agency;
– Event: The UK’s Position in Global Science and Innovation;
– New MSCA networking platform for future applicants;
– Application system opens for UK Horizon backup grants;
– Fraunhofer elects three new executive vice-presidents;
– FaST Navigator study identifies models necessary to provide accurate advice on the use of fertilisers to EU farmers;
– Germany’s pacifist universities pose obstacle to militarisation of EU R&D;
– Webinar: The European Standardisation Booster;
– MSCA Cluster event on Mission Ocean and Waters;
– REPowerEU: Commission establishes the EU Energy Platform Task Force to secure alternative supplies;
– Horizon Europe mission on carbon-neutral cities kicks into gear;
– Fit for 55: New EU carbon sink goal will increase 2030 reduction target;
– A new Blue Economy Observatory to monitor and promote the sustainability of our ocean related activities;
– Zero Pollution Monitoring and Outlook Workshop – Report.

25/05/2022: EIC rules for international partnerships, ERC Proof of Concept Grants, Horizon Europe Info Days, EUA Webinar.

In today’s Morning Brief:
– Portugal Day Celebration in Brussels 2022;
– The small things make a big difference in the science of measurement;
– Universities fear EIC rules for intellectual property impede knowledge transfer;
– ERC announces winners of Proof of Concept grants;
– Ukraine invasion spurs EU push to associate the democratic world to Horizon Europe;
– Horizon Europe Info Days;
– The role of Technology Infrastructures in the new Pact for Research and Innovation;
– Get Digital: Go Green and Be Resilient;
– Countries that don’t reciprocate scientific openness will be ‘cut off’ says head of the European Research Council;
– Waste and Recycling: Commission seeks views on revision of the Waste Framework Directive;
– European Commission and International Energy Agency in a common bid to reduce EU reliance on Russian fossil fuels;
– Research organisations get closer to a consensus on assessment reform;
– Minho Advanced Computing Center: MUG 2022;
– Webinar II: Fostering scientific literacy – Universities and the future of science communication.

24/05/2022: European Partnerships under Horizon Europe, INESC TEC, OECD-EARTO Joint Study, EIT Summit, and more.

In today’s Morning Brief:
– First report on the performance of European Partnerships under Horizon Europe;
– INESC TEC won a competition at National Robotics Festival;
– OECD-EARTO Joint Study – The contribution of RTOs to socio-economic recovery, resilience and transitions;
– EU must define raw material needs in transition from Russian energy, EIT summit hears;
– Commission presents a Therapeutics Innovation Booster to identify and support new treatments for COVID-19;
– New DFG position paper on Academic Publishing and Research Assessment;
– “Wake up!” – EU-funded project calls on young citizens to engage in co-creating sustainable and greener cities;
– EARTO Case Studies on Technology Infrastructures;
– Social Climate Fund: Parliament’s ideas for a just energy transition;

23/05/2022: EU Aquaculture Production, SDG report in the EU, INESC TEC, Hydrogen, and more.

In today’s Morning Brief:
– EU organic aquaculture production: Steep rise for organic shellfish
– New search tool makes it easier to find regional funding opportunities for bio-based projects
– Commission publishes 2022 report on Sustainable Development Goals in the European Union
– Innovation Radar of the European Commission acknowledges INESC TEC project for the second time
– Commission launches consultations on the regulatory framework for renewable hydrogen
– European Semester Spring Package: Sustaining a green and sustainable recovery in the face of increased uncertainty

20/05/2022: Hydrogen R&I, INESC-ID researchers honoured, INESC TEC wins international award, new EIC call, Climate Change, and more.

In today’s Morning Brief:
– Hydrogen R&I gets boost in new Commission plan to wean EU off Russian energy;
– Ireland announces 2030 R&I strategy;
– EU pledges more research cooperation with Gulf states;
– INESC-ID researchers honoured with University of Lisbon/Caixa Geral de Depósitos Scientific Awards;
– INESC TEC robot wins international design award;
– Info session on Horizon Results Booster – Steering research towards a strong societal impact;
– European Innovation Council launches the Scale Up 100 Call;
– Energy industry’s cybersecurity awareness rises, defence lags;
– Climate change: Better using European forests as carbon sinks;
– European Maritime Day 2022: Sustainable blue economy for green recovery;
– Commission welcomes political agreement on new rules for securing winter gas storage;
– Leaked draft gives first glimpse of the Commission plan to turn the EU into an ‘innovation powerhouse’.

19/05/2022: REPower EU, Green Transition, Natura 2000 awards, EU Blue Economy Report, Women in the Blue Economy, and more.

In today’s Morning Brief:
– REPower EU: A plan to rapidly reduce dependence on Russian fossil fuels and fast forward the green transition;
– Research and Innovation to REPower the EU;
– ASEM Global Lifelong Learning Week;
– Scientists from the University of Coimbra test new intelligent monitoring systems for vineyards;
– Natura 2000 Awards: EU recognises excellence in nature protection across Europe;
– EU urges building insulation push in bid to end reliance on Russian gas;
– Finland, Japan open call for research cooperation;
– EU Blue Economy report: Ocean economy fuels European green transition;
– The “Women in the Blue Economy” call for proposals is now open;
– EPFL: A new law unchains fusion energy.

18/05/2022: Climate Change, Artificial Intelligence, Russian gas supply, Partnerships for Regional Innovation, and more.

In today’s Morning Brief:
– Renewable energy industry says EU fund for clean tech is failing its mission;
– The Guild: Diversity, sustainability and quality must be the hallmarks of academic publishing in Europe;
– Climate change: MEPs push for accelerated EU action and energy independence;
– EU and US edge closer together on AI at latest Trade and Technology Council meeting;
– Open Call: New EU TalentOn invites young, academic talent to find solutions for our most pressing challenges;
– Commission launches EPREL database to help consumers on energy efficient products;
– LEAK: EU countries urged to prepare for Russian gas ‘supply shock’;
– Forging sustainable timber construction in Europe;
– President Zelensky urges US universities to help rebuild Ukraine’s higher education system;
– Partnerships for Regional Innovation: 63 regions, seven cities and four Member States selected for Pilot Action.