Clean energy

25/8/2021: EC Tenders of Interest to INESC, Work as an Expert, LIFE Training, MSCA opportunities, Research Infrastructures, Energy and Sustainability, Science Advice

In today’s Morning Brief:
– Work as an expert – Research Executive Agency
– Full list of the LIFE programme training videos
– MSCA Postdoctoral Fellowships, Doctoral networks and Staff Exchanges
– Research Infrastructures – ESFRI Days 2021
– People at the centre of sustainable energy solutions
– Bridging the gap between climate science and policy – a report by Science Business and Elsevier

EU TENDERS
– Clean Sky Joint Undertaking
– European Centre for Disease Prevention and Control (ECDC)
– European Climate, Infrastructure and Environment Executive Agency (CINEA)
– European Commission, DG Agriculture and Rural Developement (AGRI)
– European Commission, DG Competition (COMP)
– European Commission, DG Defence Industry and Space (DEFIS)
– European Commission, DG Education,Youth, Sport and Culture (EAC)
– European Commission, DG Energy (ENER)
– European Commission, DG Health and Food Safety (SANTE)
– European Commission, DG Mobility and Transport (MOVE)
– European Commission, DG for Climate Action (CLIMA)
– European Commission, DG for Communications Networks, Content and Technology (CONNECT)
– European Commission, DG for Environment (ENV)

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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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19/7/2021: Pact for R&I in Europe, struggle with HE 2022 budget, ERC 2022, industrial partnerships, EIC call for project portfolio managers, LIFE CET call, R&I regulations for the Green Deal, renewable energy directive, data governance, and the Industrial Forum

In today’s Morning Brief:
– Commission adopts proposal for a Pact for R&I in Europe
– European Research Council to award €2.4B in 2022
– Parliament tries to fight back on proposed cut to 2022 HE budget while Commission pushes for more investment
– Parliament to settle on recommendations for 10 industrial partnerships
– EIC seeks six project portfolio managers
– First LIFE 2021 call on clean energy transition
– New laws and regulations bind R&I programmes to Green Deal targets
– Renewable Energy Directive
– Data governance: new rules to boost data sharing across the EU
– New Industrial Forum collaborative platform

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9/7/2021: Stronger EMA, coal & steel research, ERA, gender equality, climate package, EU electricity and green farming reports

In today’s Morning Brief:
– Parliament votes for more independence of European Medicines Agency
– Parliament back proposal to spend € 111 million on coal and steel research
– ERA: are member states doing enough to boost their R&D?
– Slovenian presidency drafts pact for gender equality in research
– Fit for 55 climate package
– DG Energy releases electricity market report for Q1 of 2021
– JRC study shows benefits from increased green farming requirements

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4/6/2021: Sustainable projects awards, Green City Accord, overworked academics, Bill Gates for clean energy, and research infrastructures

In today’s Morning Brief: LIFE awards for projects supporting nature, environment and climate action || Green City Accord – Online Workshop: A closer look at indicators for monitoring & reporting || Academics are overworked and underpaid, says OECD report || EU-Bill Gates set up a €820M fund to bring down the price of clean energy || Research infrastructures: DG RTD calls for global coordination

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27/05/2021: INESC article on cancer on Science Business, HUB spring meeting, EU R&I Days, strategic autonomy, Seal of Excellence, EC scientific advisors, EIT Raw Materials, wave energy, and the EU Green Week

In today’s Morning Brief: New INESC article published on Science Business: EU Cancer Mission depends on data | INESC Brussels HUB spring meeting coming up (1-2 June 2021) | European Research and Innovation Days 2021 – Registrations open | Strategic autonomy emphasized by EU and UK alike | Alternative funding needed: Commission awards Seal of Excellence certificates to 2,885 researchers | Two new members to the Group of Chief Scientific Advisors to the EC | EIT Raw Materials Summit | WaveFarm creates “plug’n’play” industrial package | EU Green Week

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01/04/2021: ERA survey, Energy: decarb energy systems/hydrogen/buildings/islands, STOA, EU policies for health, agri-food trade, a board game to beat climate crisis

In today’s Morning Brief:
Covid gives fresh momentum to EU clock-change idea | European Commission launches survey to evaluate European Research Area policy framework | ITRE Public Hearing on decarbonisation of the energy system | Germany to put €15 million towards international green hydrogen research | Public consultation launched on revising the Energy Performance of Buildings Directive |
Appointment of STOA’s International Advisory Board (2020-2024 mandate) | The need for better EU policies for health (online event) | Overview of 2020 agri-food trade in the EU | Clean energy transition support for islands | Hidden gem: A board game to beat climate crisis – from the creator of Pandemic

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