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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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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.

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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.

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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.

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