26/05/2022: INESC-ID research grants, new MSCA platform, Horizon Europe UK backup, REPowerEU, Fit for 55, and more.

In today’s Morning Brief:
– INESC-ID: Nuno Lopes receives research grants from Google and Woven Alpha;
– EU ramping up efforts for strategic autonomy in raw materials;
– Laurence Moreau appointed head of the ERC executive agency;
– Event: The UK’s Position in Global Science and Innovation;
– New MSCA networking platform for future applicants;
– Application system opens for UK Horizon backup grants;
– Fraunhofer elects three new executive vice-presidents;
– FaST Navigator study identifies models necessary to provide accurate advice on the use of fertilisers to EU farmers;
– Germany’s pacifist universities pose obstacle to militarisation of EU R&D;
– Webinar: The European Standardisation Booster;
– MSCA Cluster event on Mission Ocean and Waters;
– REPowerEU: Commission establishes the EU Energy Platform Task Force to secure alternative supplies;
– Horizon Europe mission on carbon-neutral cities kicks into gear;
– Fit for 55: New EU carbon sink goal will increase 2030 reduction target;
– A new Blue Economy Observatory to monitor and promote the sustainability of our ocean related activities;
– Zero Pollution Monitoring and Outlook Workshop – Report.

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24/05/2022: European Partnerships under Horizon Europe, INESC TEC, OECD-EARTO Joint Study, EIT Summit, and more.

In today’s Morning Brief:
– First report on the performance of European Partnerships under Horizon Europe;
– INESC TEC won a competition at National Robotics Festival;
– OECD-EARTO Joint Study – The contribution of RTOs to socio-economic recovery, resilience and transitions;
– EU must define raw material needs in transition from Russian energy, EIT summit hears;
– Commission presents a Therapeutics Innovation Booster to identify and support new treatments for COVID-19;
– New DFG position paper on Academic Publishing and Research Assessment;
– “Wake up!” – EU-funded project calls on young citizens to engage in co-creating sustainable and greener cities;
– EARTO Case Studies on Technology Infrastructures;
– Social Climate Fund: Parliament’s ideas for a just energy transition;

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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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18/05/2022: Climate Change, Artificial Intelligence, Russian gas supply, Partnerships for Regional Innovation, and more.

In today’s Morning Brief:
– Renewable energy industry says EU fund for clean tech is failing its mission;
– The Guild: Diversity, sustainability and quality must be the hallmarks of academic publishing in Europe;
– Climate change: MEPs push for accelerated EU action and energy independence;
– EU and US edge closer together on AI at latest Trade and Technology Council meeting;
– Open Call: New EU TalentOn invites young, academic talent to find solutions for our most pressing challenges;
– Commission launches EPREL database to help consumers on energy efficient products;
– LEAK: EU countries urged to prepare for Russian gas ‘supply shock’;
– Forging sustainable timber construction in Europe;
– President Zelensky urges US universities to help rebuild Ukraine’s higher education system;
– Partnerships for Regional Innovation: 63 regions, seven cities and four Member States selected for Pilot Action.

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17/05/2022: Renewable Energies, Lump Sum Funding in Horizon Europe, EU Missions, Gender Equality, and more.

In today’s Morning Brief:
– In focus: Employment in EU’s renewable energy sector;
– Webinar: Lump Sum Funding in Horizon Europe: How does it work? How to write a proposal?;
– Horizon Europe – EU Missions calls 2022: Virtual brokerage event;
– BAM and BTU team up to close Germany’s skills gap in hydrogen technologies;
– A plan for achieving gender equality in the research and innovation system;
– SymbNET PhD Summer school on host-microbe symbioses;
– Tracking agricultural-related deforestation.

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16/05/2022: INESC-ID at SciComPT, INESC TEC and a new modelling language, Energy Poverty Conference, EIT Health report, and more.

In today’s Morning Brief:
– ERC president Maria Leptin elected fellow of Royal Society;
– INESC-ID present at SciComPT 2022;
– INESC TEC team contributed to a new version of Alloy modelling language;
– Innovation and Technology Transfer in Central and Southeast Europe;
– MACUSTAR study on common cause of blindness gets regulatory nod;
– EU readies €195 billion plan to quit Russian fossil fuels;
– First report on the performance of European Partnerships under Horizon Europe;
– Mechanobiology of Cancer Summer School 2022;
– Energy Poverty Advisory Hub Conference – Moving Towards Energy Autonomy: How to Guarantee Social Inclusion;
– EIT Health publishes report on building sustainable healthcare systems;
– Bringing the best of European produce to your table;
– Viewpoint: Energy should be at the heart of EU-Japan research cooperation;
– EU-Azerbaijan – Senior officials meet to reinforce energy cooperation.

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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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06/05/2022: ‘The Insider’ new episode with Jana Kolar, Sustainability, Energy, Switzerland and HE, Future of Europe, Hydrogen, and more.

In today’s Morning Brief:
– ‘The Insider’ – new episode with Jana Kolar, the Chair of ESFRI;
– Academia needs ‘significant changes’ to reach sustainability;
– Interactive publication on energy: 2022 edition;
– Swiss on the hunt for new research partners outside the EU as Horizon Europe exclusion continues;
– Future of Europe: Conference Plenary agrees to final set of proposals;
– CO2 Reduction Potential of the Chemical Industry through Carbon Capture and Utilisation (CCU);
– EU and US move to control risk of dangerous pathogens escaping from labs;
– EFCA and EUSPA formalise inter-agency cooperation related to the maritime domain;
– Hydrogen: Commission supports industry commitment to boost by tenfold electrolyser manufacturing capacities in the EU;
– Parliament gives EU a push to move faster on artificial intelligence;
– Finding missing links of black hole astronomy;
– European Global Navigation Satellite System Service Demonstrator;
– European Institute of Innovation and Technology to consolidate support in less innovative regions;
– Webinars for Applicants and Participants in EU-projects.

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28/04/2022: INESC Lisboa seminar, Sustainable Chemicals, DSA, EU and AI, Climate, Energy, Data Planes, and more.

In today’s Morning Brief:
– INESC Lisboa – Identifying synergies;
– Innovative Health Initiative (IHI)’s first calls;
– Sustainable Chemicals: The Commission advances work on restrictions of harmful chemical substances;
– EU reaches deal on pioneering rules curbing big digital platforms;
– The future of AI: The Parliament’s roadmap for the EU;
– BSC study lays out methodology to mitigate Europe’s energy crisis through climate predictions;
– Webinar: User-level Software-defined storage data planes;
– Gender equality in research and innovation.

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