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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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27/04/2022: World IP Day, EU Missions Info Day, AI Act, New European Innovation Agenda, ERC awards, and more.

In today’s Morning Brief:
– World Intellectual Property Day 2022 – INESC TEC;
– EU charges too much for too little IP protection, auditors say;
– “Treme-treme”: a Lisbon-based experience by INESC ID;
– Save the date: EU Missions Info Days to take place this May;
– French Presidency pushes for alignment with the new legislative framework in AI Act;
– Andreas Wichert’s new Art & Technology exhibit at IST;
– Germany’s Helmholtz Institute opens new site for one health research;
– Have your say on the development of the New European Innovation Agenda;
– UK-based researchers win big in latest ERC awards – but may have to relocate to keep their grants;
– New insights into the success and failure of competitive research proposals;
– The Ecosystem: Challenging tech? There’s a sandbox for that;
– The EU and China have signed an administrative arrangement to support cooperation.

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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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01/04/2022: “The Insider”: On Technology Infrastructures: the critical questions, Ukraine and Georgia join COST, INESC TEC: supercomputers and the energy transition, IndTech2022, and more.

In today’s Morning Brief:
– “The Insider” – new episode out with Sophie Viscido from EARTO!;
– INESC TEC research enables faster scientific studies performed on supercomputers;
– Ukraine and Georgia join COST Association;
– Science academies get $1.5M to support Ukrainian researchers;
– Commissioner for Energy presides 10th EU-China Energy Dialogue;
– How UK and Swiss researchers are coping without association to Horizon Europe;
– Commission steps up support for global action to transform food systems via eight global coalitions;
– Energy transition: it’s now or never;
– Hydrogen to get a boost as EU looks to secure energy independence;
– Crypto-assets: New rules to stop illicit flows in the EU;
– Conference on Industrial Technologies: IndTech 2022;
– Germany backs call to establish EU plan for Ukrainian academics;
– Commission seeks views on possible measures on access to in-vehicle data.

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21/02/2022: EIC, Copernicus and the Green Deal, Horizon Impact Award, Foresight Portugal, EU Organic Awards, Promotion of use of algae, New Research Fund for Coal and Steel Calls, and more.

In today’s Morning Brief:
– EIC working paper – Identification of Emerging Technologies and Breakthrough Innovations;
– Copernicus and the Green Deal – a DG Defence, Industry and Space Workshop;
– Horizon Impact Award 2022 contest open;
– 2030 Foresight Portugal;
– Italian Centre for Research on Risk Reduction CI3R – Call for Experts;
– Launch of the first EU Organic Awards;
– European Commission launches platform to promote production and use of algae in Europe;
– Commission supports the creation of a partnership for skills in the agri-food ecosystem;
– New Research Fund for Coal and Steel Calls;
– Hazardous substances in the workplace: EP approves deal for stricter EU rules;
– New EU-AU Innovation Agenda to drive sustainable growth and jobs;
– EU challenges China’s defiance of intellectual property rules.

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07/01/2022: Energy Transition Expertise Workshop, French EU presidency conference on R&I, Hydrogen wells, and more.

In today’s Morning Brief:
– Energy Transition Expertise Centre Stakeholder Workshop;
– ‘Liquid tree’ in Belgrade fighting back against air pollution;
– France to hold EU presidency conference on international cooperation in R&I;
– Hydrogen could be taken straight from the ground;
– Europe needs to understand Chinese research – or risks being exploited.

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11/11/2021: BioNTech acquires EIT Health start-up, EU funded projects report on Climate Action, the challenge of greening agri-food system, and more

In today’s Morning Brief:
– European Commission and European Union Intellectual Property Office commit to closer collaboration;
– New report on Climate Action in a post-COVID-19 world from EU funded projects;
– EIB to triple climate adaptation finance;
– COVID-19 vaccine maker BioNTech acquires EIT Health start-up;
– China and US announce deal to accelerate climate action this decade;
– Challenge of greening agri-food system is ‘absolutely massive’.

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