Circular economy

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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02/03/2022: Circular Economy Stakeholder Conference, EU Knowledge Valorization Week, Consultation on CFP, Denmark to suspend research cooperation with Russia, and more.

In today’s Morning Brief:
– Circular Economy Stakeholder Conference 2022;
– 2022 Common Fisheries policy and Common Market organization reports: still time to take part in consultation;
– Denmark tells universities to suspend all cooperation with Russia;
– EU Knowledge Valorization Week 2022: Join, Discuss, Exchange!;
– The Guild warns EU data does not ensure fair access to research data;
– European Innovation Council opens €1.7 billion funding round;
– Commission announces first 50 recipients of Women TechEU grants;
– Creating a hydrogen economy: a bumpy road ahead for the EU;
– Commission appoints top scientists as members of the European Research Council’s governing body.

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28/02/2022: UT Austin Portugal Program Webinar, Energy Inflation, EU should sever scientific ties with Russia, Circular Economy Stakeholder Conference, and more.

In today’s Morning Brief:
– Towards a New Generation of Big Data & HPC Applications – First Webinar;
– Energy inflation rate continues upward hike, hits 27%;
– EU should sever scientific ties with Russia, says leading German MEP;
– The Clean Energy for EU Islands secretariat launches its new website;
– Ukraine’s energy system coping but risks major damage as war continues;
– Commission supports the creation of a skills partnership in agri-food ecosystem;
– 5th Circular Economy Stakeholder Conference;
– US, EU and allies rachet up moves to isolate Russia technologically;
– EU at UN Environmental Assembly: seeking to secure launch of negotiations for global agreement on plastics.

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01/10/2021: EIT, G20, Energy efficiency, Circular Plastics, Soil farming & carbon capture, EU Unitary Patent, Data Act, and some WE readings

In today’s Morning Brief:
– EIT Governing Board call
– G20 Research Ministers adopt declaration on research, higher education and digitisation
– Commission publishes recommendation and guidelines on the energy efficiency first principle
– Circular Plastics Alliance: a new step towards 10 million tonnes of recycled plastics
– Soil, farming and carbon capture
– EU closer to a long-awaited Unitary Patent Court
– The Netherlands publishes non-paper on upcoming Data Act
– Another increase in research budget in a EU country: Austria
– Starting in science: the real story
– EU Council Think Tank September Review

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