EIC

21/7/2021: First European Innovation Ecosystems calls, EIC summit dates, EuroGEO workshop, ERC funding, alliances for microchips, EU green hydrogen plan, and scepticism on the digital euro

In today’s Morning Brief:
– First calls of the European Innovation Ecosystems Work Programme
– First EIC summit announced for 24-25 November
– EuroGEO workshop 2021 (20-23 September)
– ERC president asks more attention to fundamental research
– New alliances to foster microchips and cloud technologies
– EU’s green hydrogen plans welcomed by industry
– Digital euro: experts air their scepticism

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19/7/2021: Pact for R&I in Europe, struggle with HE 2022 budget, ERC 2022, industrial partnerships, EIC call for project portfolio managers, LIFE CET call, R&I regulations for the Green Deal, renewable energy directive, data governance, and the Industrial Forum

In today’s Morning Brief:
– Commission adopts proposal for a Pact for R&I in Europe
– European Research Council to award €2.4B in 2022
– Parliament tries to fight back on proposed cut to 2022 HE budget while Commission pushes for more investment
– Parliament to settle on recommendations for 10 industrial partnerships
– EIC seeks six project portfolio managers
– First LIFE 2021 call on clean energy transition
– New laws and regulations bind R&I programmes to Green Deal targets
– Renewable Energy Directive
– Data governance: new rules to boost data sharing across the EU
– New Industrial Forum collaborative platform

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5/7/2021: EIC-ERC collaboration, GÉANT network enlarged, WHO on AI for health, State Aid, EDF, energy efficiency platform and rules, EU rural areas and Green Deal blueprint for cities

In today’s Morning Brief:
– EIC and ERC strengthen collaboration in joint workshop
– FCCN first NREN to migrate to new GÉANT fibre network
– Ethics and governance of artificial intelligence for health (World Health Organisation)
– New state aid rules to facilitate researchers
– EU defence research fund to increase technological sovereignty
– Energy efficiency financing platform: DEEP 2.0
– New EU measures for energy efficiency of electric motors
– Long-term vision for EU rural areas
– A blueprint for cities to implement the EU Green Deal

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23/6/2021: R&I Days live now, EIC calls, MSCA 2021, INESC TEC in best-practice study, Portugal in EU&Regional Innovation Scoreboard, EU Space Programme, health innovation projects, innovation procurement, sensors for fisheries, and new genomic techniques

In today’s Morning Brief:
– Research and Innovation Days 2021 – Live online today and tomorrow
– EIC Pathfinder Challenge calls
– Marie Skłodowska-Curie Actions: Commission supports researchers and organisations with €822 million in 2021
– Poland’s R&I institutional system reform: INESC TEC among the 7 EU institutes in best-practice study
– European & Regional Innovation Scoreboard 2021: PT decreases innovation capacity
– Launch of the new EU Space Programme
– IMI successor to launch 30 large scale health innovation projects by 2030
– New guidance for innovation procurement
– Fisheries control in the EU
– [Video] EC study on new genomic techniques – What’s next?

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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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21/05/2021: EIC Transition calls, surveys on research skills and research careers, EC webinars on funding, R&I days, EU Covid Passports, RU research legislative framework, The Guardian key moments, and the Council reading list on AI

In today’s Morning Brief: EIC Transition Calls are open | EC online survey on Skills for researchers | Survey on the influences on research careers | European Commission webinar: The Funding & Tenders Portal for Beginners | European Commission webinar “All you need to know on Dissemination and Exploitation under Horizon Europe” | R&I Days 2021 (reminder) | EU Digital COVID Certificates (aka Passports) should be in use by July 1 | Council complements EU research legislative framework | Weekend Read: The key 200 moments as reported by The Guardian since 1821 | Deep-dive: The EU Council reading list on Artificial Intelligence

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20/05/2021: New HUB podcast on personalised medicine, Erasmus package, ERC and EIC closer to the market, EIC call extended, trade and biodiversity, EU Algae, EC strategy for international cooperation

In today’s Morning Brief: New INESC Brussels HUB podcast on personalised medicine available | European Parliament adopted the ERASMUS package worth €28 billion | EIC and ERC in search of adequate instruments for up-to-market solutions | EIC Pathfinder call deadline extended ‘due to technical problems’ | Impacts of trade on biodiversity | EC consultation on EU Algae initiative | EC adopted strategy for international cooperation

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