Climate

28/04/2022: INESC Lisboa seminar, Sustainable Chemicals, DSA, EU and AI, Climate, Energy, Data Planes, and more.

In today’s Morning Brief:
– INESC Lisboa – Identifying synergies;
– Innovative Health Initiative (IHI)’s first calls;
– Sustainable Chemicals: The Commission advances work on restrictions of harmful chemical substances;
– EU reaches deal on pioneering rules curbing big digital platforms;
– The future of AI: The Parliament’s roadmap for the EU;
– BSC study lays out methodology to mitigate Europe’s energy crisis through climate predictions;
– Webinar: User-level Software-defined storage data planes;
– Gender equality in research and innovation.

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26/04/2022: Post COVID-19 world, Circular Cities and Regions Initiative, Digital Services Act, Sustainability, EUSEW Awards, and more.

In today’s Morning Brief:
– After the new normal: Scenarios for Europe in the post Covid-19 world;
– Circular Cities and Regions Initiative;
– Biotech industry calls for rule revamp to enable innovation and market take up;
– EU institutions reach agreement on Digital Services Act;
– Digital Services Act: Agreement for a transparent and safe online environment;
– Shaping the Climate Transition: Citizens take the floor;
– Sustainable Chemicals: Commission advances work on restrictions of harmful chemical substances;
– 157 project proposals submitted to latest promotion of agricultural products’ calls;
– Commission delays giving new cybersecurity centre full autonomy;
– German government approves funds for quantum research at DESY;
– EUSEW Awards 2022;
– Webinar: Leadership for strategic change and development in teaching and learning in European universities;
– Second Extraordinary Industrial Forum meeting addresses impact of Russia’s invasion of Ukraine on EU industries;
– Recent boom in aquaculture under threat in the Black Sea region.

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17/02/2022: INESC-ID AI research, a new science TV channel?, International Cooperation, UT Austin Portugal, European Chips Survey, EU cooperation with Colombia and Africa, and more.

In today’s Morning Brief:
– INESC-ID Artificial Intelligence researchers ranked as some of the best in Europe;
– CNRS: a TV channel dedicated to science, EU grants, more collaboration with partners in Africa;
– International Cooperation: UK goes it alone, EU brings South Korea and New Zealand to the table;
– UT Austin Portugal Program commemorates its 15th anniversary;
– EU ministers to discuss Commission’s defense R&D roadmap at Paris conference;
– European Chips Survey: Stakeholder survey on European chips demand;
– Restore our Oceans and Waters, a Synergy Info Pack by CORDIS;
– European Commission joins forces with African partners to promote circular economy;
– EU and Colombia step up cooperation for nature, climate and sustainable development;
– How can the EU help those touched by energy poverty?;
– Switzerland seeks to join EU’s Copernicus Earth observation programme;
– France confirms ‘European climate conference’ in March, with objectives still unclear.

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03/02/2022: ERC Calls 2023, Europol reform, EC Complementary Climate Delegated Act, young researcher mobility scheme, launch of the European Cancer Inequalities Registry, and more.

In today’s Morning Brief:
– ERC CALLS 2023 – TENTATIVE DATES;
– Europol reform: agreement between EP and Council to boost data analysis and safeguards;
– EU Taxonomy: Commission presents Complementary Climate Delegated Act to accelerate decarbonization;
– Coimbra Universities opens young researcher mobility scheme;
– The launch event of the European Cancer Inequalities Registry (ECIR);
– New approach to enable global leadership of EU standards promoting values and a resilient, green and digital Single Market;
– ‘Imperfect but real solution’ – Brussels weathers backlash over gas and nuclear;

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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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28/01/2022: “The Insider” – new episode, Horizon Europe Cluster 6 presentation, Research Assessment process, Innovative Health Initiative

In today’s Morning Brief:
– “The Insider” – new episode with Inna Braverman, co-founder and CEO of Eco Wave Power
– Horizon Europe – Cluster 6 (Food, Bioeconomy, Natural Resources, Agriculture and Environment) Presentation and Consultation
– EU to go ahead with reform of its research assessment process in the face of scepticism
– Guidelines on State aid for Climate, Environmental Protection and Energy 2022
– Horizon Europe gets a lukewarm welcome from researchers
– €800 million new European Biodiversity Partnership to spearhead protection of earth’s biodiversity
– €2.4B Innovative Health Initiative kicks off
– Europe holds its own in supercomputer race
– 7th Plenary meeting of the African Union-European Union High-Level Policy Dialogue for Science, Technology and Innovation

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30/11/2021: WG Agro Workshop, Science Europe on Research Culture in the ERA, European Commission launches a new tool for transfers of renewable energy, and more.

In today’s Morning Brief:
– The Commission launches a new tool to facilitate statistical transfers of renewable energy;
– WG Agro Workshop;
– Science Europe launches a vision for Research Culture in the ERA;
– A Soil Deal for Europe;
– Commission hosts second matchmaking event to speed up the development and production of COVID-19 vaccines;
– Europe’s climate legislation must work for citizens, says Spanish lawmaker;

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24/11/2021: CONCORDi 2021, Quantum Breakthrough Conference, Denmark and Southern Europe denounce DMA, and more.

In today’s Morning Brief:
– CONCORDi 2021;
– “FUTURAS IN RES – The Quantum Breakthrough” Conference;
– BNCT/CSTP High-Level Conference: “Technology in and for Society: Innovating well for inclusive transitions”;
– Denmark, Italy, Portugal, Spain issue warning on DMA ahead of ministerial meeting;
– Europe’s social climate fund too small to make a difference, critics say.

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05/11/2021: INESC TEC joins efforts in the OceanACT, In the Black’21 Workshop registration is open, ERC looks to award three grantees, and more.

In today’s Morning Brief:
– INESC TEC Joins Efforts in the Ocean Act;
– ERC Looks to Award Three Grantees;
– INESC TEC’s Autumn Forum;
– In the Black’21 Workshop;
– EU-funded Projects Helping with the Climate Crisis;
– Four Problems we need to solve with Solar Energy;
– Science Business Launches new Climate Ideas Live Blog;
– Research Associations Plead with Europe for UK Horizon Europe Association;
– Inside Portugal’s bid to become a ‘start-ups factory’.

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