23/06/2023 – Commission’s STEP Platform, R&I G6 Meeting, Lund Declaration on research data, EU Budget Review, INESC TEC Project Shape European Innovation Landscape.

In today’s Morning Brief:
Horizon Europe
The European Commission opens call to pilot European fellowship scheme for researchers at risk
MSCA and Citizens call opens: €15.4 million to bring research closer to education and society
European prize for women innovators launched
The ‘Guide to EU Funding – 2023’ edition is now available
Research & Innovation
Circular economy: New rules to make phones and tablets more durable, energy efficient and easier to repair, enabling sustainable choices by consumers
EU budget: Commission proposes Strategic Technologies for Europe Platform (STEP) to support European leadership on critical technologies
The future of European research: G6 calls on the EU to embrace research as the top priority to tackle today’s and tomorrow’s grand challenges
Lund Declaration on Maximising the Benefits of Research Data
ESFRI Policy Brief on Impact Assessment of Research Infrastructures (RIs) Approved: Enhancing Decision-Making and Stakeholder Engagement
Political shakeups could further disrupt EU R&D leadership
National consultations to inform next ERA priorities
European Innovation Council in line for an extra €2.6B in EU budget review
Artificial Intelligence Act restrictions mean make or break for Europe’s emotion AI start-ups
Auditors warn EU risks being an also-ran in the global electric vehicle battery race
Sanofi Consumer Healthcare launches new portal to unlock science and solve key challenges in self-care
The view from UCL: Recommendations on proposed European Health Data Space regulation
European Groups Pile On Pressure For Greater Regulation Of Generative AI
News from INESC institutes
INESC TEC-Led Project Secures One Million Euros to Fund Up to 10 Technological Solutions in the European Electrical Sector
INESC TEC Collaborates with the Technical University of the Atlantic to Promote Smart Grid Training
INESC TEC Showcases Technological Solutions at International Event on Healthcare Digitalization
INESC MN Contributes to Breakthrough Development of Ultra-Compact Flowmeter for Organ-on-Chip Platforms
INOV Projects
Job Opportunities
Events & Training workshops

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16/06/2023 – Driving European Research and Innovation: Insights from Horizon Europe Event and the budget for 2024, AI Regulation, Privacy Protection in 6G Networks & much more

In today’s Morning Brief:
Horizon Europe
Next MSCA and Citizens call opening soon: 6 steps to prepare your application
The European Commission opens call to pilot European fellowship scheme for researchers at risk
Commission puts forward €13.6B research budget for 2024, with €12.8B for Horizon Europe
UK forced to extend Horizon Europe safety net by another three months
Research & Innovation
Developing and strengthening Europe’s bioeconomy
Algae is a low-carbon source of protein but the EU is lagging in production
Launch of the European Blue Forum to shape the future of our ocean and marine resources
EU AI act: first regulation on artificial intelligence
COST announces 70 new Actions are now open for applications
“Public Administration and Governance in the EU”: the most recent overview on evidence-informed policymaking (EIPM)
ESFRI ASSESSMENT OF IMPACT OF RIs – Policy Brief
EARTO Raises Concerns Over European Commission’s Transparency in Who’s Who Directory
CNRS: The G6 is preparing the future of European research
Vinnova partners with Swedish companies to fund digitalisation projects
New Network “RIMA” Unites Research and Innovation with Cohesion Policy Actors
ENISA Publishes Good Practices for Supply Chain Cybersecurity
News from INESC institutes
INESC TEC Launches Summer Internships to Bridge the Gap between Students and Research
INESC TEC Joins European Project to Address Privacy Challenges in 6G Networks
INESC TEC Crafts Strategic and Technological Plan for Advanced Production Systems in the Douro e Vouga Region
Job Opportunities
Events & Training workshops

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09/06/2023: Horizon Europe Strategic Plan for 2025-2027, the EIC Scale Up 100 initiative, AI, data sharing & more

In today’s Morning Brief:
Horizon Europe
– Marc Lemaître´s viewpoint on how to strengthen impact of research and innovation during the next phase of Horizon Europe
– Horizon Europe was €34B short in first two years according to Commission’s new analysis
– EIC Accelerator – change in the application submission platform
– Portfolio analysis, EU mission “Restore our Ocean and Waters by 2030”
– Showcase your research at the Marie Sklodowska Curie Actions Science-Policy pitch competition – now open
Research & Innovation:
– Open data initiative to plough on with global agenda amid geopolitical tensions
– When artificial is beneficial
– Conference on deep tech and entrepreneurship held in Stockholm, on 1-2 June
– EU and US hatch transatlantic plan to rein in ChatGPT
– Call to encourage academic engagement with deep tech entrepreneurship
– Universities call for an Africa-EU science fund
– EU’s lower rate of private sector R&D investment driven by structure of its economy
– Open Science: Stakeholders welcome European efforts towards publicly owned and not-for-profit scholarly communication
– Commission and industry players commit to make the textile sector greener, more digital and competitive
Europe seeks flourishing forests through restoration
– The innovative EU research projects fighting plastic pollution
– Artificial Intelligence and Cybersecurity Research – report by ENISA – European Union Agency for Cybersecurity
– New Agenda to strengthen EU’s partnership with Latin America and the Caribbean
News from INESC institutes:
– EBRAINS announces that INESC TEC has joined the EBRAINS AISBL as an associate member
– Immersive learning: it’s not fiction, it’s the future
– From 1985 to 2023: How to account for 38 years of INESC TEC
– INESC-ID researchers and IST Professors Arlindo Oliveira and Isabel Trancoso on AI
– INOV: APPRAISE project team meet in Brussels
– INESC TEC attends OCEANS23 in Limerick
– Job Opportunities
Events & Training workshops

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20/05/2022: Hydrogen R&I, INESC-ID researchers honoured, INESC TEC wins international award, new EIC call, Climate Change, and more.

In today’s Morning Brief:
– Hydrogen R&I gets boost in new Commission plan to wean EU off Russian energy;
– Ireland announces 2030 R&I strategy;
– EU pledges more research cooperation with Gulf states;
– INESC-ID researchers honoured with University of Lisbon/Caixa Geral de Depósitos Scientific Awards;
– INESC TEC robot wins international design award;
– Info session on Horizon Results Booster – Steering research towards a strong societal impact;
– European Innovation Council launches the Scale Up 100 Call;
– Energy industry’s cybersecurity awareness rises, defence lags;
– Climate change: Better using European forests as carbon sinks;
– European Maritime Day 2022: Sustainable blue economy for green recovery;
– Commission welcomes political agreement on new rules for securing winter gas storage;
– Leaked draft gives first glimpse of the Commission plan to turn the EU into an ‘innovation powerhouse’.

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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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25/10/2021: Forestry research, European Partnerships, Energy, EU Missions, EC innovation radar prize, and more

In today’s Morning Brief:
– COP26 and Forestry Research
– Parliament approval of the European Partnerships
– Key lessons for phasing out CO2 – emitting coal plants from electricity sectors
– Public consultation on end-of-life (ELV) vehicles
– Foresight in support of the EU Missions
– EC Innovation Radar Prize includes recycling, organ-on-chip, and cybersecurity solutions.

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