Biodiversity

22/03/2022: Silicon Photonics, AI and healthcare, European Circular Cities, Biodiversity, Cyber Resilience, and more.

In today’s Morning Brief:
– KTD Consultation Workshop on Silicon Photonics;
– LEAK: EU to mandate 90% gas storage refill for next winter;
– Will AI turbocharge the hunt for new drugs?;
– A radical, carbon-negative project in Turkey is turning algae into bio-jet fuel;
– EU holds pesticide reduction, biodiversity preservation proposals amid Ukraine war;
– ENISA and CERT-EU’s joint publication on boosting cyber resilience;
– Open Call: European Circular Cities and Regions Initiative;
– Universities call for coordinated EU support for Ukrainian students and researchers;
– EU is committed to the protection of biodiversity in the ocean.

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21/03/2022: The Insider, Space research, Widening, biodiversity, Mediterranean Forest Week, Energy, Green Deal, EU mapping of Technology Centres, 10-year anniversary of INESC P&D Brazil & more.

In today’s Morning Brief:
– “The Insider” – New episode is out!;
– INESC TEC and INEGI renew Advanced Program in Industry 4.0;
– 130 million euros to enhance research in Widening countries;
– European Space Agency and top organisations pile on extra sanctions against Russia;
– Biodiversity: Commission seeks views on strengthening actions to reverse the decline of pollinating insects;
– France awards almost €46 million to 73 innovation projects;
– 7th Mediterranean Forest Week;
– Why natural gas is neither just nor transitional;
– EU mapping of Technology Centres focused on Advanced Technologies for Industry (ATI);
– Public sector capacity building for innovation and industrialisation in developing countries;
– 10 year anniversary of INESC P&D Brazil;
– EU executive split on ‘suspending’ Green Deal goals in farming due to food security fears;
– Event: What will Europe’s Digital Economy look like after the DSA?.

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31/01/2022: Horizon Europe twinning call, EU Soil Mission Board, EU Biodiversity Strategy for 2030, Europe’s energy and climate security policy.

In today’s Morning Brief:
– Horizon Europe twinning call receives 391 proposals;
– Call for applicants to join the EU Soil Mission Board;
– EU Members push to get EIC investment fund moving, breaking policy deadlock;
– Biodiversity: EU Biodiversity Strategy for 2030;
– UK Government launches new scheme for technologies producing hydrogen from biomass;
– The missing element of Europe’s energy and climate security policy;
– Launch of the stakeholder community of practice on the smart use of intellectual property.

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10/12/2021: Smart Readiness Indicator platform launch event, launch of MapMyTree tool, launch of EU agricultural outlook 2021-31, and more.

In today’s Morning Brief:
– Smart Readiness Indicator platform launch event;
– Biodiversity: Launch of MapMyTree tool;
– EU agricultural outlook 2021-31: lower demand for feed to impact arable crops;
– Opening science up to society;
– Commission to push for European degrees as part of new universities strategy;
– Time is running out to regulate neurotechnology;
– EU passes first chunk of green investment rules, gas and nuclear still to come.

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20/8/2021: Resources for better dissemination and exploitation plans in HEurope, call for experts in the Defence Sector, biodiversity, clean energy, open science, encryption, IPCC, science advice for governments and more summer reading suggestions

In today’s Morning Brief:
– Horizon Europe – Resources on dissemination and exploitation
– Defence sector – call for experts
– Seeking biodiversity winners and losers
– Emissions down as Europe’s electricity comes back cleaner
– An Open Science (OS) Index to complement the H Index
– Digitalisation in Europe 2020-2021
– I confess I’ve got things to hide – an opinion article on the importance of encryption
– The IPCC report
– New Horizon, new ERA, new international rules for R&D: A vacation reader
– International conference on science advice for governments 2021

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24/05/2021: Registrations open for the HUB spring meeting, EU Maritime Day, EU nature restoration, EU Social Economic Summit, and non-EU countries out of sensitive EU R&D projects

In today’s Morning Brief: INESC Brussels HUB spring meeting (1-2 June 2021) | European Maritime Day 2021: Towards a sustainable blue economy and ocean literacy | New handbook to help develop European nature restoration targets | European Social Economic Summit | Brussels stands firm on plan to limit foreign access to ‘sensitive’ R&D projects

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20/05/2021: New HUB podcast on personalised medicine, Erasmus package, ERC and EIC closer to the market, EIC call extended, trade and biodiversity, EU Algae, EC strategy for international cooperation

In today’s Morning Brief: New INESC Brussels HUB podcast on personalised medicine available | European Parliament adopted the ERASMUS package worth €28 billion | EIC and ERC in search of adequate instruments for up-to-market solutions | EIC Pathfinder call deadline extended ‘due to technical problems’ | Impacts of trade on biodiversity | EC consultation on EU Algae initiative | EC adopted strategy for international cooperation

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