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In today’s Morning Brief, EIT opens call in bid to help universities innovate, In the Black ’21 happens today, the info-day for Horizon Europe Cluster 2 is happening soon as is the EIC Summit and the EIC Women Leadership Programme, and more! Have a good weekend!

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In today's Morning Brief:

In today’s Morning Brief:

EIT opens second call in bid to help universities innovate

The European Institute of Innovation and Technology (EIT) is moving its university innovation initiative to the next phase as it launches the second call for proposals.

The EU innovation agency is calling on higher education institutions to join forces with companies, research centres, public authorities and association to design activities that would help them better support and grow innovations. The selected candidates will receive up to €1.2 million to carry out the task.

Find out more here!

In The Black ’21

Today, marks this year’s edition of In the Black ’21 focused on “Impact Assessment for Future Exploitation of Underwater Minerals”, expected to generate renewed momentum to the Raw Materials Community in general. In addition to strengthening the connection between the In the Black community, we aim to redefine future enabling strategies.

Don’t miss more information on the website here!

Save the Date: Info-day for Horizon Europe Cluster 2

The European Commission has announced a new info-day for Horizon Europe Cluster 2 to be held virtually on 7 December 2021.

The info-day will present the research topics proposed under the work programme 2022 of the Horizon Europe Cluster 2 giving the opportunity to prospective applicants to learn more about the funding options under the new programme.

For a detailed agenda, participation, information and practical details, visit the event website here.

A brokerage event will also be organised on 8 December 2021 to connect interested partners. For more information and registration visit the following website.

The Guild signs R&I manifesto for the Conference on the Future of Europe

The Guild joins 19 European R&I actors in calling for research and innovation to be placed at the core of the debates within the Conference on the Future of Europe.

The signatories of the joint Manifesto urge the Conference on the Future of Europe to discuss and deepen R&I issues over the months to come as Europeans should play an active role to make R&I the foundation for building the Europe of the future.

The Manifesto ‘Research and Innovation for the Future of Europe’ can be read here. The signatories invite organizations and individuals to join supporting the initiative.

EIC Women Leadership Programme & EIC Summit on 24-25 November 2021

The European Innovation Council (EIC) is organizing its first Summit on 24-25 November 2021. The sessions can be followed either in person at the EIC Summit venue or online. The EIC Summit is open to everyone, including EIC-funded companies: mentors, and coaches.

Click here to register!

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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.

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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.

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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.

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