ERA

28/7/2021: Pre-draft of Model Grant Agreement, Consultation on Low-Carbon Technologies, funding for low carbon technologies, Science Europe on the new ERA, and costs for regulating AI

In today’s Morning Brief:
– Commission releases pre-draft of the Horizon Europe Model Grant Agreement
– Consultation on Low-Carbon Industrial Technologies Prospect
– EU announces €122 million for 32 projects developing low carbon technologies
– Research funding agencies want a greater say in shaping new ERA
– Study warns of compliance costs for regulating Artificial Intelligence

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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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01/04/2021: ERA survey, Energy: decarb energy systems/hydrogen/buildings/islands, STOA, EU policies for health, agri-food trade, a board game to beat climate crisis

In today’s Morning Brief:
Covid gives fresh momentum to EU clock-change idea | European Commission launches survey to evaluate European Research Area policy framework | ITRE Public Hearing on decarbonisation of the energy system | Germany to put €15 million towards international green hydrogen research | Public consultation launched on revising the Energy Performance of Buildings Directive |
Appointment of STOA’s International Advisory Board (2020-2024 mandate) | The need for better EU policies for health (online event) | Overview of 2020 agri-food trade in the EU | Clean energy transition support for islands | Hidden gem: A board game to beat climate crisis – from the creator of Pandemic

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