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23/03/2022: Energy Efficiency event, Commission to review research agenda, Green Deal, AI in the EU, Green Hydrogen, and more.

In today’s Morning Brief:
– Event: Energy Efficiency – A science advice perspective;
– War in Ukraine: Commission to review research agenda, says Paquet;
– Artificial Intelligence: The EU needs to act as a global standard-setter;
– €750M funding gap could curtail ambitions for Copernicus from mid-2024;
– Sustainable forest use helps us tackle the climate crisis and achieve the SDGs;
– Europeans rally behind Green Deal in response to Russia’s war in Ukraine;
– Member states map out plans for green hydrogen R&I;
– Big Tech boosts lobbying spending in Brussels;
– Commission adopts new rules further developing the Fertilising Products Regulation;
– Extend life of key climate sensor that maps world’s forests, NASA told;
– Commission launches one-stop-shop to support researchers of Ukraine;
– Public transportation operators to demand solution to rising energy prices.

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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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22/7/2021: Scientists for the Future of Europe, NextGeneration EU funding guide, DG RTD new deputy chief, COP26 preparation, and teleworking in the EU bubble

In today’s Morning Brief:
– ERC urges scientists to contribute in the Conference on the Future of Europe
– How to mobilize research funds from the NextGeneration EU pandemic recovery fund
– DG RTD: Joanna Drake is new deputy director general
– EU ministers discuss preparations for COP26 conference
– Will the Zoom revolution transform the Brussels bubble?

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