Coal

18/11/2021: Commission wants to appoint first EIC Board President, ScienceBusiness COP26 Event, First Digital Europe calls, and more.

In today’s Morning Brief:
– Launch of the exchange programme for coal, and oil shale regions in the EU;
– Commission adopts new proposals for deforestation;
– Commission presents 3rd Materials Scoreboard at the 2021 Raw Materials Week;
– Commission is looking to appoint first EIC Board President;
– Beyond Glasgow: What impact will COP26 have on Europe’s green R&D dreams?;
– First Digital Europe calls worth €458 million open;
– EU plans single database to certify carbon content of hydrogen, low-carbon fuels;
– Soils to receive same legal status as air, water.

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09/11/2021: Cluster 4 info-days, Tidal energy, Smart Cities Mission, EU Energy Day 2021, and more.

In today’s Morning Brief:
– Save the date: Info-days for Horizon Europe Cluster 4 to take place between 29 November and 1 December 2021;
– Tidal energy: a missing piece in moves to replace coal;
– Viewpoint: More work needed to lay foundations for the Cities Mission;
– Webinar: “Connecting to the ecosystem of innovation”;
– EU Energy Day 2021;
– Registrations open for agri-food high-level mission in Singapore and Vietnam;
– New strategy for sustainable fisheries and aquaculture;

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27/7/2021: State aid exemptions, working group on offshore renewable energies, report on food systems, new steel&coal projects, EARTO on partnerships, and Spain funds more science missions

In today’s Morning Brief:
– State Aid exemptions: more money for research
– Commission launches call for expression of interest for working group on offshore renewable energies
– Report “Co-creating knowledge for food systems transformation”
– Approved 25 new steel and coal projects supporting the European Green Deal
– EARTO recommendations on European Partnerships
– Spain announces €141M for science missions in 2022

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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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