17/05/2022: Renewable Energies, Lump Sum Funding in Horizon Europe, EU Missions, Gender Equality, and more.

In today’s Morning Brief:
– In focus: Employment in EU’s renewable energy sector;
– Webinar: Lump Sum Funding in Horizon Europe: How does it work? How to write a proposal?;
– Horizon Europe – EU Missions calls 2022: Virtual brokerage event;
– BAM and BTU team up to close Germany’s skills gap in hydrogen technologies;
– A plan for achieving gender equality in the research and innovation system;
– SymbNET PhD Summer school on host-microbe symbioses;
– Tracking agricultural-related deforestation.

16/05/2022: INESC-ID at SciComPT, INESC TEC and a new modelling language, Energy Poverty Conference, EIT Health report, and more.

In today’s Morning Brief:
– ERC president Maria Leptin elected fellow of Royal Society;
– INESC-ID present at SciComPT 2022;
– INESC TEC team contributed to a new version of Alloy modelling language;
– Innovation and Technology Transfer in Central and Southeast Europe;
– MACUSTAR study on common cause of blindness gets regulatory nod;
– EU readies €195 billion plan to quit Russian fossil fuels;
– First report on the performance of European Partnerships under Horizon Europe;
– Mechanobiology of Cancer Summer School 2022;
– Energy Poverty Advisory Hub Conference – Moving Towards Energy Autonomy: How to Guarantee Social Inclusion;
– EIT Health publishes report on building sustainable healthcare systems;
– Bringing the best of European produce to your table;
– Viewpoint: Energy should be at the heart of EU-Japan research cooperation;
– EU-Azerbaijan – Senior officials meet to reinforce energy cooperation.

13/05/2022: INESC Brussels HUB Summer Meeting 2022, Technology Infrastructures, Horizon Europe, EU Soil Mission, and more.

In today’s Morning Brief:
– INESC Brussels HUB Summer Meeting 2022;
– EU boosts R&D funding in Finland with €523M in cohesion money;
– Nine case studies for a European strategy on technology infrastructures;
– Results of the second Call for Technical Assistance;
– Commission says European Innovation Council grant logjam to end in June;
– Horizon Europe call for proposals for a “Network for innovative solutions for the future of democracy” is open;
– Making the polluter pay: Commission seeks views on EU environmental liability laws;
– The Commission’s renewed strategy for the EU’s outermost regions puts people first and unlocks their potential – including the blue economy;
– Western democracies craft alliance on quantum technology;
– Call submission figures for Horizon Europe – Reforming the European R&I system;
– EU Soil Mission: €95 million call opens;
– The EU and Japan open Horizon Europe association talks;
– Academic sector makes moves to going green;
– MLZ Conference 2022: Neutrons for Mobility;
– EIT Manufacturing LEADERS – Women Innovators call in now open;
– EU and China to hold the 15th Joint Steering Committee Meeting on Science and Technology Cooperation;
– UK research assessment could shift money away from London, Oxford and Cambridge.

12/05/2022: EU Missions Info Days, Fit for 55, European Open Science Cloud, European Innovation Ecosystems, and more.

In today’s Morning Brief:
– The report on the final outcomes of the Conference on the Future of Europe is now online;
– EU Missions Info Days;
– New study unveils how the CAP is contributing to animal welfare and antimicrobial use reduction;
– Mission “Restore our Ocean and Waters by 2030” launches a second wave of actions;
– Fit for 55: MEPs back CO2 emission standards for cars and vans;
– Prior information notice related to “Managed Services for the European Open Science Cloud Platform”;
– EIB report: COVID-19 pandemic intensified EU’s transition to a digital economy;
– Experts urge rethink of energy metrics to fully decarbonise buildings;
– European Innovation Ecosystems work programme: Upcoming calls worth €29.5 million;
– Tech.eu Summit 2022.

11/05/2022: EU innovation policy, European Innovation Council, INESC-ID and AI, Horizon Europe Budget, European Health Data Space, and more.

In today’s Morning Brief:
– Research and technology organisations outline ideas for new EU innovation policy;
– Kick-off of the fifth edition of the Just Transition Platform Meeting;
– EU start-ups in limbo as Comission dithers over European Innovation Council equity fund;
– INESC-ID: Geometry Friends – join the competition!;
– Research Fund for Coal and Steel: Applicants request more than €90 million in EU funding from new ‘Big Ticket’ calls;
– EU launches Ukrainian research aid scheme as it boosts Horizon Europe budget;
– Global Health EDCTP3 Joint Undertaking: Publication of the Work Programme and Info day;
– One Year of Open Research Europe: Contributor experiences and next steps;
– The Ecosystem: Can start-ups thrive in the European Health Data Space?;
– The Atlantic Testing Platform for Maritime Robotics (ATLANTIS) – Open Call;
– Conference on Industrial Technologies IndTech 2022;
– LEAK: EU Commission considering higher renewable energy target for 2030.

10/05/2022: INESC TEC and endangered species, MSCA Matchmaking Platform, AI Act, Europe’s biggest floating solar park in Portugal, and more.

In today’s Morning Brief:
– INESC TEC: How Scarybirds are flying to the rescue of endangered species;
– Una Europe welcomes University College Dublin (UCD) and Universität Zürich (UZH);
– The Conference on the Future of Europe concludes its work;
– MSCA Matchmaking Platform;
– Eindhoven University of Technology (TU/e) polymer research centre gets €15M grant;
– French EU presidency wants ‘proportionate’ fines, extended deadlines in AI Act;
– Portugal is opening Europe’s biggest floating solar park this year;
– Eurazeo announces key milestones for its Eurazeo Sustainable Maritime Infrastructure (ESMI) fund;
– Macron floats European ‘community’ open to Ukraine and UK.

09/05/2022: Europe Day 2022, MSCA Seal of Excellence, Deforestation and Agro, Open Science and IP Protection, Hydrogen, and more.

In today’s Morning Brief:
– Europe Day 2022;
– MapStakes: a tool for mapping, involving and monitoring stakeholders in co-creation processes in agriculture;
– Beyond deforestation: Water use in global agricultural commodity supply chains;
– Almost 2,000 researchers receive MSCA seal of excellence;
– Universities ponder long term support for Ukraine;
– 2nd meeting of the Zero Pollution Stakeholder Platform held on 25 April;
– IHI Kick-off and brokerage event;
– INESC TEC researchers acknowledged at international conference on software engineering;
– EIB and Florimond Desprez sign €40 million loan agreement to finance research into new climate change-resistant plant varieties;
– Spain becoming one of Europe’s new hydrogen hubs, says von der Leyen;
– Become a Bioeconomy Youth Ambassador;
– Webinar: Implementation of Data Analytics for a sustainable and climate-resilient Agriculture 4.0;
– Openness in science & IP protection and uptake;
– G7 countries pledge to stop Russia oil imports.

06/05/2022: ‘The Insider’ new episode with Jana Kolar, Sustainability, Energy, Switzerland and HE, Future of Europe, Hydrogen, and more.

In today’s Morning Brief:
– ‘The Insider’ – new episode with Jana Kolar, the Chair of ESFRI;
– Academia needs ‘significant changes’ to reach sustainability;
– Interactive publication on energy: 2022 edition;
– Swiss on the hunt for new research partners outside the EU as Horizon Europe exclusion continues;
– Future of Europe: Conference Plenary agrees to final set of proposals;
– CO2 Reduction Potential of the Chemical Industry through Carbon Capture and Utilisation (CCU);
– EU and US move to control risk of dangerous pathogens escaping from labs;
– EFCA and EUSPA formalise inter-agency cooperation related to the maritime domain;
– Hydrogen: Commission supports industry commitment to boost by tenfold electrolyser manufacturing capacities in the EU;
– Parliament gives EU a push to move faster on artificial intelligence;
– Finding missing links of black hole astronomy;
– European Global Navigation Satellite System Service Demonstrator;
– European Institute of Innovation and Technology to consolidate support in less innovative regions;
– Webinars for Applicants and Participants in EU-projects.

05/05/2022: INESC Brussels HUB Summer Meeting 2022, Lisbon Machine Learning School, Health Data, Fisheries in Portugal, Carnegie Mellon University, and more.

In today’s Morning Brief:
– INESC Brussels HUB Summer Meeting 2022;
– The 12th Lisbon Machine Learning School – LxMLS 2022;
– Universities welcome new health data regulation but urge EU to go further;
– New European Bauhaus: Five lighthouse projects to be financed across Europe;
– Commission wants GDPR+ protection to facilitate health data revolution;
– Euronews OCEAN – Innovation in fisheries in Portugal;
– EDMO 2022 Annual Conference;
– ‘Europe is never going to be capable of producing its own hydrogen in sufficient quantities’: EU climate chief;
– CMU Portugal Visiting Students Program: Call for up to 8 visits to CMU in 2022;
– DIGI-HE Workshop 2: Developing a high-performance digital education ecosystem – Institutional self-assessment.