COP26

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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15/11/2021: Horizon 2020 public-private partnerships are cleared, Horizon Europe call for space research, Mission Innovation’s new objectives, and more.

In today’s Morning Brief:
– Court of Auditors clears Horizon 2020 public-private partnerships;
– EUSPA opens first Horizon Europe call for space research;
– European Commission’s Webinar in declaring personnel costs in Horizon 2020 grants;
– Armenia joins Horizon Europe;
– Mission Innovation sets fresh objectives for international cooperation at COP26;
– Commission takes action against five Member States to improve waste management;
– German pro-nuclear activists make rare appearance in Berlin.

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12/11/2021: Digital Europe, Innovation ecosystems, IP and market uptake, Metrology, COP26 R&I conclusions, academic freedom as law?

In today’s Morning Brief:
– Five EU countries form an anti-nuclear alliance at COP26;
– Digital Europe programmes adopted by the Commission;
– Innovation ecosystems and the open-access checklist;
– MEPs push to include academic freedom in EU treaties;
– Intellectual Property support to Market uptake;
– Horizon 2020 suggest the need for training researchers in ethics;
– Metrology partnership approved by the Parliament;
– COP26: The most important research and innovation announcements.

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04/11/2021: EU calls for Excellence Hubs, ERA Chairs and others, EIT, COP26 updates and more.

In today’s Morning Brief:
– Commission launches new tool to digitalise work-based learning and boost educators digital competences;
– Calls for Excellence Hubs opened yesterday;
– COP26: US lays out its plan to reach net zero greenhouse gas emissions by 2050 ;
– EIT supports the New European Bauhaus with €5 million;
– Commission, Ukraine, Turkey, and Republic of Moldova working closer in research, innovation and education;
– Portugal launches €250M programme to boost tech transfer in universities;
– EC, Breakthrough Energy Catalyst and EIB Partnership in Climate;
– Open Discussion on the Mission Adaptation to Climate Change.

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02/11/2021: New Hub Podcast, COP26 Side Events, the Data Act, the EU Crop Map, and more.

In today’s Morning Brief:
– [Podcast] Green deal call puts a symbolic end to H2020 – What lessons have we learnt?;
– Commission hands out €1B in green deal research grants ahead of COP26;
– MEPs want to reinvest leftovers money from H2020 in HEurope health R&D;
– UK allocates £6.9B of its science budget for Horizon Europe;
– Draft impact assessment sheds some light on upcoming Data Act;
– The EU Crop Map;
– DG Entrepreneurship and SMEs hosts COP26 side event;
– Climate-Neutral and Smart Cities Mission;
– Facial Recognition Technology growing in Europe;
– CONCORDi 2021 – Industrial innovation for competitive sustainability.

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27/10/2021: Sixth report on the State of the Energy Union, Maria Leptin takes up post as Head of the ERC, COP26, and more.

In today’s Morning Brief:
– Sixth Report on the State of the Energy Union;

– Science Europe Panel: Empowering Policy Makers with Informed Scientific Knowledge to Address the Climate Crisis;
– As COP26 Approaches, European Universities lag on Fossil Fuel Divestment;
– Maria Leptin takes up post as Head of the ERC;
– European Academies call for more equitable Access Publishing;
– New €1.5 Billion Call for Green Technology Demonstrators.

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