EIT

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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19/10/2021:Facebook announces plans to hire 10,000 people in the EU to build the ‘metaverse’, greater inclusivity post-pandemic connectivity push needed, and more

In today’s Morning Brief:
– The 2021 Global Research Council (GRC) European Regional Meeting is only two days away
– Facebook announces plans to hire 10,000 people in the EU to build the ‘metaverse’
– Greater inclusivity in post-pandemic connectivity push needed
– European Commmission estimates two years before Horizon Europe missions can start to deliver
– The EIT supports the New European Bauhaus initiative with €5 million

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01/10/2021: EIT, G20, Energy efficiency, Circular Plastics, Soil farming & carbon capture, EU Unitary Patent, Data Act, and some WE readings

In today’s Morning Brief:
– EIT Governing Board call
– G20 Research Ministers adopt declaration on research, higher education and digitisation
– Commission publishes recommendation and guidelines on the energy efficiency first principle
– Circular Plastics Alliance: a new step towards 10 million tonnes of recycled plastics
– Soil, farming and carbon capture
– EU closer to a long-awaited Unitary Patent Court
– The Netherlands publishes non-paper on upcoming Data Act
– Another increase in research budget in a EU country: Austria
– Starting in science: the real story
– EU Council Think Tank September Review

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12/7/2021: Knowledge valorisation consultation, evaluators wanted for Open Science Cloud, HE associations, EIT evaluation criteria, low-carbon hydrogen, and a new chip

In today’s Morning Brief:
– Stakeholders consultation on knowledge valorisation
– European Open Science Cloud Future: call for evaluators
– Horizon Europe: first round of association negotiations
– EIT evaluation criteria for new KIC call
– New report on the advantages of low-carbon hydrogen
– ETH Zurich pioneer computer chips for the future of telecommunications

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16/6/2021: HE Work Programmes published, New HT podcast on POCUS, launch of 11 HE partnerships, Launch of EIT, ERC Gender Equality Plan, COVID19 and Research Infrastructures, UNESC Science Report 2021, EU-US relations

Horizon Europe Work Programmes for 2021-2022 published || The INSIDER: New Health Technologies podcast on POCUS (Point of Care Ultrasound) || Launch of first 11 Horizon Europe industrial partnerships || Launch of EIT under a renewed paradigm || ERC Gender Equality Plan || How COVID-19 changed Research Infrastructures || UNESCO Science Report 2021: global research spending increased almost 20% || Biden in Brussels: a new phase in the strained EU-US relations?

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29/04/2021: EU Space programme, Innovation Fund, marine protection and fisheries, EIT, EARTO paper, gender equality, and the European Council think tank review

In today’s Morning Brief: Parliament finalises €15 billion EU unified space programme | Innovation Fund presentation available | EU seminar on fisheries sciences | NTNU Oceans organizes Ocean Week | New COST project to advance international research in marine connectivity | EIT Digital to invest in skills gap | First financial programme to boost the single market | New position paper by EARTO and the Vanguard Initiative on new cohesion tool for research and innovation -I3 | Gabriel meets female investors to discuss gender equality in EU innovation ecosystem | Deep-Dive: European Council Think Tank Review April 2021

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26/04/2021: EIT NCPs, AI in education, pact for R&I, New European Bauhaus, CAPs simplified, Climate change board, and space & quantum research ban

In today’s Morning Brief: EIT NCPs as information multipliers for EIT Community opportunities | Commission calls for experts in AI and Data in education | Public Consultation on the “Pact for research & innovation in Europe”
New European Bauhaus Competition | New rules to simplify CAPs | EU to establish climate change science advisory board | Universities across Europe urge EU to remove threat of research ban on Israel, UK and Switzerland

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