Artificial Intelligence

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.

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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.

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02/05/2022: The Insider, EU report on R&I, Global Health EDCTP3 Joint Undertaking Event, Canada’s new innovation agency, Carbon Farming, and more.

In today’s Morning Brief:
– ‘The Insider’ – new episode featuring Charlotte Andersdotter;
– EU foresight report points to need for more collaboration on R&I policy;
– INESC TEC helps younger people “prepare for the future”;
– Introducing the Global Health EDCTP3 Joint Undertaking;
– A new report supports the EU’s efforts to provide opportunities for young people;
– Canada launches innovation agency and edges toward Horizon association;
– Creating a sustainable Finish textile industry with bio-based and recycled fibres;
– Council of the EU adopts conclusions on carbon farming;
– Time for Europe to get serious on Artificial Intelligence;
– Green Deal: EU announces €1 billion worth of commitments to protect the ocean;
– Supporting Ukrainian refugees in Europe;
– US plans campaign to attract Russian scientists, engineers to America.

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20/04/2022: Energy Infrastructure Forum, Computational Biology, AI, DSA, Single Market Emergency Instrument, EIC, and more.

In today’s Morning Brief:
– 8th Energy Infrastructure Forum;
– Looking at life in context: Computational biology and artificial intelligence break new ground;
– Second meeting of the High-Level Construction Forum;
– Commission seeks views on the upcoming Single Market Emergency Instrument;
– Ukraine: The DSA cannot let filters blind us to war crimes;
– China denies claims its researchers paused cooperation with Russian Academy of Sciences;
– Symposium: Vaccination and the pandemic – Lessons from behavioural sciences;
– Workshop: European Innovation Council (EIC) funding opportunities for space start-ups and SMEs.

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12/04/2022: NeuralShift, INESC TEC in the Azores, Science for Policy in Portugal, EuroScience Open Forum 2022, and more.

In today’s Morning Brief:
– UK institutions win £15 million government bid to develop software for world’s largest radio telescope;
– Finland appoints experts to create a long-term R&I investment plan;
– OPEC tells EU it’s not possible to replace potential Russian oil supply loss;
– NeuralShift: Spinning-off Artificial Intelligence;
– INESC TEC carried out scientific monitoring of the seismic-volcanic activity on the Azores;
– Science for Policy in Portugal;
– EU strengthens climate and energy cooperation with Egypt in view of COP27;
– EuroScience Open Forum 2022;
– European Commission and European Patent Office (EPO) co-organise annual conference of PATLIB centres;
– UK to finalise world’s first subsidy for clean hydrogen production by end of the year.

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23/03/2022: Energy Efficiency event, Commission to review research agenda, Green Deal, AI in the EU, Green Hydrogen, and more.

In today’s Morning Brief:
– Event: Energy Efficiency – A science advice perspective;
– War in Ukraine: Commission to review research agenda, says Paquet;
– Artificial Intelligence: The EU needs to act as a global standard-setter;
– €750M funding gap could curtail ambitions for Copernicus from mid-2024;
– Sustainable forest use helps us tackle the climate crisis and achieve the SDGs;
– Europeans rally behind Green Deal in response to Russia’s war in Ukraine;
– Member states map out plans for green hydrogen R&I;
– Big Tech boosts lobbying spending in Brussels;
– Commission adopts new rules further developing the Fertilising Products Regulation;
– Extend life of key climate sensor that maps world’s forests, NASA told;
– Commission launches one-stop-shop to support researchers of Ukraine;
– Public transportation operators to demand solution to rising energy prices.

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21/01/2022: French Presidency and CEA Conferences, R&I Manifesto, Workshop on Energy Transition, Artificial Intelligence, Science Advice Under Pressure 2022.

In today’s Morning Brief:
– Save the Date(s): French Presidency of the Council of the European Union and CEA High-Level Conferences;
– Stakeholders submit R&I manifesto to Conference on the Future of Europe;
– Energy Transition Expertise Centre Stakeholder Workshop;
– New Commission strategy for universities is hard to achieve;
– European Commission’s JRC is hiring for Quantitative Policy Analysts;
– European Commission seeks revision of REACH, the EU’s chemical legislation;
– Calls for proposals to promote European agri-food products launched;
– Science Advice under Pressure 2022;
– Artificial Intelligence searches for the human touch.

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29/9/2021: Smart cities, Erasmus+ and MSCA, food systems research, PPPs, strategic autonomy and transatlantic relations, HE association agreements, AI global effect, LNG for maritime transport

In today’s Morning Brief:
– INESC Health technologies R&I Roadmap: a vision for 2030
– EC workshop on the Climate-Neutral and Smart Cities Mission
– New brief on links between Erasmus+ and MSCA
– EU vows €140 million for sustainable food systems research abroad
– Deal on the 10 EU Public Private Partnerships is now complete
– EU Competitive Council (28 Sept): focused on global approach to innovation, strategic autonomy and gender parity
– Norway and Iceland: first associated country-members to Horizon Europe
– EC and its Western Balkan and Turkish partners concluded HE association negotiations
– Strategic autonomy in practice: the case of EU-US relations
– Will AI ease or exacerbate global instability?
– Lack of green maritime fuels makes liquid natural gas a necessity says Commission
– Webinar series: “A new world? Universities in changing international relations”

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16/8/2021: Knowledge valorisation, EU’s innovation ecosystem, Digital principles, EOSC user group, AI database, Academic research careers, Open Access, Defence & The economic case for nature

In today’s Morning Brief:
– Stakeholder consultation on the future Guiding Principles for Knowledge Valorisation
– Stakeholders’ survey on Europe’s innovation ecosystem
– Public consultation on a set of European Digital Principles
– Call for researchers to shape the EOSC Future solutions
– EC-OECD Artificial Intelligence reports and database
– OECD report on reducing the precarity of academic research careers
– Promoting cultural change in open access publications (UK)
– European Defence Fund (EDF): Information Day & Networking Event
– World Bank report on “The economic case for nature”

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