Energy

25/8/2021: EC Tenders of Interest to INESC, Work as an Expert, LIFE Training, MSCA opportunities, Research Infrastructures, Energy and Sustainability, Science Advice

In today’s Morning Brief:
– Work as an expert – Research Executive Agency
– Full list of the LIFE programme training videos
– MSCA Postdoctoral Fellowships, Doctoral networks and Staff Exchanges
– Research Infrastructures – ESFRI Days 2021
– People at the centre of sustainable energy solutions
– Bridging the gap between climate science and policy – a report by Science Business and Elsevier

EU TENDERS
– Clean Sky Joint Undertaking
– European Centre for Disease Prevention and Control (ECDC)
– European Climate, Infrastructure and Environment Executive Agency (CINEA)
– European Commission, DG Agriculture and Rural Developement (AGRI)
– European Commission, DG Competition (COMP)
– European Commission, DG Defence Industry and Space (DEFIS)
– European Commission, DG Education,Youth, Sport and Culture (EAC)
– European Commission, DG Energy (ENER)
– European Commission, DG Health and Food Safety (SANTE)
– European Commission, DG Mobility and Transport (MOVE)
– European Commission, DG for Climate Action (CLIMA)
– European Commission, DG for Communications Networks, Content and Technology (CONNECT)
– European Commission, DG for Environment (ENV)

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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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9/7/2021: Stronger EMA, coal & steel research, ERA, gender equality, climate package, EU electricity and green farming reports

In today’s Morning Brief:
– Parliament votes for more independence of European Medicines Agency
– Parliament back proposal to spend € 111 million on coal and steel research
– ERA: are member states doing enough to boost their R&D?
– Slovenian presidency drafts pact for gender equality in research
– Fit for 55 climate package
– DG Energy releases electricity market report for Q1 of 2021
– JRC study shows benefits from increased green farming requirements

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8/7/2021: Switzerland still out of HE, HE focus on Africa launch event, EU battery value chain, Single European Sky, sustainable oceans, France’s 5G investments, and issues with the Energy Charter Treaty

In today’s Morning Brief:
– Switzerland participation to Horizon Europe frozen
– Horizon Europe launch event – focus on Africa (12 July, in Portuguese)
– EU training programme for battery industry
– Single European Sky to lower emissions
– European Maritime, Fisheries and Aquaculture Fund approved
– France raises its investments in 5G
– Leak: limited progress in Energy Charter Treaty reform talks

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6/7/2021: Europe’s largest electrolyser, Eurobarometer survey, renewable energy directive, building digitalisation, Farm2Fork, and Iberian energy webinar

In today’s Morning Brief:
– Launch of Europe’s largest electrolyser for clean hydrogen
– Eurobarometer Survey: Europeans consider climate change to be the most serious problem facing the world
– The EU renewable energy directive and innovation
– Cost/benefit analysis for Building Information Modelling (BIM)
– Farm 2 Fork: new Code of Conduct for companies and associations
– Webinar “Iberian Electricity Market Simulation” (13 July)

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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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01/7/2021: ESFRI new 2021 Roadmap, ERC new President, Slovenian Presidency starts, EU-Africa, Synergies, Germany investment in R&I, European Defence Fund, Strategy for Rural Areas, Energy Transition

In today’s Morning Brief:
– ESFRI announces the 11 new Research Infrastructures to be included in its Roadmap 2021
– Maria Leptin appointed next President of the European Research Council
– Slovenian Presidency of the EU starts today
– Commissions launch one-stop-shops for EU-Africa cooperation in research and innovation
– The CoR and the Joint Research Centre step up their cooperation to pilot Smart Specialisation Strategies for Sustainability in EU regions
– Germany presents it High Tech Strategy 2025 goal: to lead the world in the next tech revolution
– Defence Industry: the Commission kick-starts the European Defence Fund with €1.2 billion and awards 26 new industrial cooperation projects for more than €158 million
– Long-term vision for rural areas: for stronger, connected, resilient, prosperous EU rural areas
– Decisive action needed now to achieve energy transition by 2050, EU science advisers say

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29/6/2021: New cybersecurity centre, Ecosystems report, Research support staff, Energy, Open Data, Rural areas opinion survey

– EU cybersecurity research centre ready to launch
– [Report] Measuring what ecosystems do for us: new report on ecosystem services in the EU
– [Analysis] Technical staff left out as PhDs drive academic hierarchy
– Webinar on Iberian Electricity Market Simulation
– EU Open Data Days
– Long-term vision for rural areas: Commission publishes public opinion survey on rural areas

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