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12/05/2022: EU Missions Info Days, Fit for 55, European Open Science Cloud, European Innovation Ecosystems, and more.

In today’s Morning Brief:
– The report on the final outcomes of the Conference on the Future of Europe is now online;
– EU Missions Info Days;
– New study unveils how the CAP is contributing to animal welfare and antimicrobial use reduction;
– Mission “Restore our Ocean and Waters by 2030” launches a second wave of actions;
– Fit for 55: MEPs back CO2 emission standards for cars and vans;
– Prior information notice related to “Managed Services for the European Open Science Cloud Platform”;
– EIB report: COVID-19 pandemic intensified EU’s transition to a digital economy;
– Experts urge rethink of energy metrics to fully decarbonise buildings;
– European Innovation Ecosystems work programme: Upcoming calls worth €29.5 million;
– Tech.eu Summit 2022.

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09/05/2022: Europe Day 2022, MSCA Seal of Excellence, Deforestation and Agro, Open Science and IP Protection, Hydrogen, and more.

In today’s Morning Brief:
– Europe Day 2022;
– MapStakes: a tool for mapping, involving and monitoring stakeholders in co-creation processes in agriculture;
– Beyond deforestation: Water use in global agricultural commodity supply chains;
– Almost 2,000 researchers receive MSCA seal of excellence;
– Universities ponder long term support for Ukraine;
– 2nd meeting of the Zero Pollution Stakeholder Platform held on 25 April;
– IHI Kick-off and brokerage event;
– INESC TEC researchers acknowledged at international conference on software engineering;
– EIB and Florimond Desprez sign €40 million loan agreement to finance research into new climate change-resistant plant varieties;
– Spain becoming one of Europe’s new hydrogen hubs, says von der Leyen;
– Become a Bioeconomy Youth Ambassador;
– Webinar: Implementation of Data Analytics for a sustainable and climate-resilient Agriculture 4.0;
– Openness in science & IP protection and uptake;
– G7 countries pledge to stop Russia oil imports.

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04/04/2022: Synergies, EIF investments, Ukraine, HE Young Observers in Evaluations, Food Strategy, and more.

In today’s Morning Brief:
– Synergies in the Research and Innovation Funding in Europe: Flagship Conference of the Czech Presidency in the Council of the EU;
– European Innovation Fund puts €1.1 billion in seven green transition innovations;
– Lithuania: EIB support for more efficient city heating in Vilnius;
– Germany backs call to establish EU plan for Ukrainian academics;
– Commission to open negotiations for Ukraine’s participation in LIFE programme for climate and environment;
– Horizon Europe: a new initiative for Young Observers in evaluations;
– Commissioner: EU’s sustainable food strategy ‘on pause’, but not forgotten;
– 40 projects willing to advance the restoration of soil health in Europe;
– Commission strengthens market surveillance: Opening of new laboratories for testing emissions from motor vehicles;
– WTO official: IP waiver on COVID vaccines would not facilitate access immediately.

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28/03/2022: EU and Japan, Climate Change, Horizon Europe Partners, Cancer Research, BlueInvest, and more.

In today’s Morning Brief:
– The EU and Japan underline close cooperation on energy issues;
– Clean urban transition at the centre of the Smart Cities Marketplace Forum;
– Europe needs a smarter way out of Russian gas;
– Commission invites regions and communities to join the Mission Adaptation to Climate Change;
– Practical insights into Horizon Europe partner search;
– Workshop on Cancer Research, Biological & Molecular Basis, 11th Edition;
– BlueInvest: Commission and EIB agree to mobilise €500 million with new equity fund for blue economy;
– Webinar: Personnel costs for Legal & Financial NCPs;
– Eurobarometer: EU SMEs working towards sustainability;
– The 2nd set of calls under the Digital Europe Programme are now open!;
– EU climate policy has become key in securing peace, energy and independence.

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23/02/2022: The Insider podcast with Susana Cardoso Freitas (INESC MN), INOV publication on wildfire smoke detection, ESFRI 20th anniversary conference, JRC-RTD Online workshop, and more.

In today’s Morning Brief:
– Deep Tech: Driving the Digital Transition – Microsystems and Nanotech with Susana Cardoso Freitas (INESC MN);
– Automatic early detection of wildfire smoke with visible light cameras using deep learning and visual explanation – INOV;
– ESFRI 20th anniversary conference: European Research Infrastructures at the heart of scientific discoveries;
– JRC-RTD Online workshop – “Share your views – How to support and connect policymaking in the EU and Member States with scientific research”;
– Deep Sea Mining Summit 2022;
– European Association of Research Managers and Administrators (EARMA) Conference 2022;
– European Investment Bank and Solas Capital join forces to invest in energy efficiency in buildings across the European Union;
– Discussion begins in Brussels over science sanctions in Russia;
– ENEA develops new method to synthesize molecules in tomato and yeast to cure maculopathies;
– Vaccine patent standoff at EU-Africa Summit;
– European Green Deal: Commission consults on reducing the release of microplastics into the environment;
– Regional innovation gap could hinder delivery of EU research missions;
– Energy grid operators rule out ‘all electric’ scenario for Europe;
– EIT opens database on its work;
– Commission opens €292 million call for digital technologies and cybersecurity;
– Chips Act unveiled: The (real) cost of making semiconductors.

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26/01/2022: “The Insider” – new episode out, Science|Business event on Horizon Europe, Conference on the Future of Europe, Erasmus+.

In today’s Morning Brief:
– “The Insider”- new episode with Christoph Beuttler;
– Horizon Europe: The first assessment;
– Member States urged to convene for discussions on supporting young researchers;
– Future of Europe: people’s ideas for democracy and the planet;
– Universities call for support adapting to new Erasmus+ programme;
– European Investment Bank boosts COVID-19 vaccine deliveries to countries in need;
– Webinar: Avoiding errors in declaring personnel costs in Horizon 2020 grants.

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11/01/2022: Horizon Europe Info Days on Cluster 5, New Industry 5.0 Award contest, Science|Business Horizon Europe assessment, and more.

In today’s Morning Brief:
– Horizon Europe Info Days on Cluster 5;
– New Industry 5.0 Award contest opens;
– Horizon Europe: The first assessment;
– Haldor Topsøe signs €45 million funding deal with the EIB;
– TNO Webinar on “Technology Infrastructures in European Innovation Ecosystem”;
– EARTO Paper on a better understanding of the RD&I Ecosystem;
– EU delays deadline on green investment rules for nuclear and gas.

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11/11/2021: BioNTech acquires EIT Health start-up, EU funded projects report on Climate Action, the challenge of greening agri-food system, and more

In today’s Morning Brief:
– European Commission and European Union Intellectual Property Office commit to closer collaboration;
– New report on Climate Action in a post-COVID-19 world from EU funded projects;
– EIB to triple climate adaptation finance;
– COVID-19 vaccine maker BioNTech acquires EIT Health start-up;
– China and US announce deal to accelerate climate action this decade;
– Challenge of greening agri-food system is ‘absolutely massive’.

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11/6/2021: Horizon Europe launch, EIC Overseas Trade Fairs, IP Enforcement Summit, EIB funds IE University, research infrastructures, EU semiconductor manufacturing, and EU 2030 digital targets

In today’s Morning Brief: Member states call for Horizon Europe to go full steam ahead || Open Call: The EIC launches the Overseas Trade Fairs Programme 2.0 || International IP Enforcement Summit 2021 || EIB supports IE University in Spain with a financing plan of up to €30 million || ESFRI: the coronavirus pandemic changed research infrastructures || Intel answers EU call to scale up European capacity for semiconductor chips || Analysis: EU will fall short of meeting 2030 digital targets

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