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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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03/12/2021: ICoWEFS 2022, European Business and Nature Summit 2021, Germany’s new government and R&I, and more.

In today’s Morning Brief:
– International Conference on Water, Energy, Food and Sustainability (ICoWEFS 2022);
– European Business and Nature Summit 2021;
– Research to be part of EU rival to China’s Belt and Road initiative;
– European Commission welcomes political agreement on the 8th Environment Action Programme;
– What Germany’s new government means for R&I;
– Data Governance: Deal on new rules to boost data sharing across the EU;
– UK-EU row may leave Copernicus €750M short.

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