EU

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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13/05/2022: INESC Brussels HUB Summer Meeting 2022, Technology Infrastructures, Horizon Europe, EU Soil Mission, and more.

In today’s Morning Brief:
– INESC Brussels HUB Summer Meeting 2022;
– EU boosts R&D funding in Finland with €523M in cohesion money;
– Nine case studies for a European strategy on technology infrastructures;
– Results of the second Call for Technical Assistance;
– Commission says European Innovation Council grant logjam to end in June;
– Horizon Europe call for proposals for a “Network for innovative solutions for the future of democracy” is open;
– Making the polluter pay: Commission seeks views on EU environmental liability laws;
– The Commission’s renewed strategy for the EU’s outermost regions puts people first and unlocks their potential – including the blue economy;
– Western democracies craft alliance on quantum technology;
– Call submission figures for Horizon Europe – Reforming the European R&I system;
– EU Soil Mission: €95 million call opens;
– The EU and Japan open Horizon Europe association talks;
– Academic sector makes moves to going green;
– MLZ Conference 2022: Neutrons for Mobility;
– EIT Manufacturing LEADERS – Women Innovators call in now open;
– EU and China to hold the 15th Joint Steering Committee Meeting on Science and Technology Cooperation;
– UK research assessment could shift money away from London, Oxford and Cambridge.

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05/05/2022: INESC Brussels HUB Summer Meeting 2022, Lisbon Machine Learning School, Health Data, Fisheries in Portugal, Carnegie Mellon University, and more.

In today’s Morning Brief:
– INESC Brussels HUB Summer Meeting 2022;
– The 12th Lisbon Machine Learning School – LxMLS 2022;
– Universities welcome new health data regulation but urge EU to go further;
– New European Bauhaus: Five lighthouse projects to be financed across Europe;
– Commission wants GDPR+ protection to facilitate health data revolution;
– Euronews OCEAN – Innovation in fisheries in Portugal;
– EDMO 2022 Annual Conference;
– ‘Europe is never going to be capable of producing its own hydrogen in sufficient quantities’: EU climate chief;
– CMU Portugal Visiting Students Program: Call for up to 8 visits to CMU in 2022;
– DIGI-HE Workshop 2: Developing a high-performance digital education ecosystem – Institutional self-assessment.

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02/05/2022: The Insider, EU report on R&I, Global Health EDCTP3 Joint Undertaking Event, Canada’s new innovation agency, Carbon Farming, and more.

In today’s Morning Brief:
– ‘The Insider’ – new episode featuring Charlotte Andersdotter;
– EU foresight report points to need for more collaboration on R&I policy;
– INESC TEC helps younger people “prepare for the future”;
– Introducing the Global Health EDCTP3 Joint Undertaking;
– A new report supports the EU’s efforts to provide opportunities for young people;
– Canada launches innovation agency and edges toward Horizon association;
– Creating a sustainable Finish textile industry with bio-based and recycled fibres;
– Council of the EU adopts conclusions on carbon farming;
– Time for Europe to get serious on Artificial Intelligence;
– Green Deal: EU announces €1 billion worth of commitments to protect the ocean;
– Supporting Ukrainian refugees in Europe;
– US plans campaign to attract Russian scientists, engineers to America.

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29/04/2022: HE Proposal Check Event, INESC TEC joins 6G, Energy Purchase Platform, Smart Cities, EU4Ocean Summit, and more.

In today’s Morning Brief:
– Call to all Cluster 1 and Cluster 6 coordinators writing a two-stage proposal;
– INESC TEC integrates European association of telecommunication networks and services 6G;
– Energy: Bulgaria to set up first regional platform as part of the EU’s Energy Purchase Platform;
– Commission announces 100 cities participating in EU Mission for climate-neutral and smart cities by 2030;
– EU Innovative Health Initiative gets innovative: Publishing all its draft research plans early;
– The vital role of nature-based solutions in a nature positive economy;
– Ocean Literacy EU4Ocean Summit;
– Ukraine invasion ends “naïve” era of science diplomacy;
– Shaping the EU’s Climate Transition: Citizens take the floor;
– Commission’s event ‘Clusters meet Baltic Sea Regions’ to support businesses in the current geopolitical situation;
– EU and Norway strengthen cooperation for sustainable fishing in the Northeast Atlantic.

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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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27/04/2022: World IP Day, EU Missions Info Day, AI Act, New European Innovation Agenda, ERC awards, and more.

In today’s Morning Brief:
– World Intellectual Property Day 2022 – INESC TEC;
– EU charges too much for too little IP protection, auditors say;
– “Treme-treme”: a Lisbon-based experience by INESC ID;
– Save the date: EU Missions Info Days to take place this May;
– French Presidency pushes for alignment with the new legislative framework in AI Act;
– Andreas Wichert’s new Art & Technology exhibit at IST;
– Germany’s Helmholtz Institute opens new site for one health research;
– Have your say on the development of the New European Innovation Agenda;
– UK-based researchers win big in latest ERC awards – but may have to relocate to keep their grants;
– New insights into the success and failure of competitive research proposals;
– The Ecosystem: Challenging tech? There’s a sandbox for that;
– The EU and China have signed an administrative arrangement to support cooperation.

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21/04/2022: Fossil Fuels, Photonic Sensing, Climate Change, Tech2Market, IIAS International Collaboration, and more.

In today’s Morning Brief:
– In focus: Reducing the EU’s dependence on imported fossil fuels;
– GreenComp: The European sustainability competence framework;
– Call for projects on next generation integrated photonic sensing;
– Germany’s global hydrogen plans could accelerate climate change;
– WIRE 2022;
– Tech2Market;
– IIAS announces new international collaboration;
– EUA Annual Report 2021;
– Energy Poverty Advisory Hub Conference;
– Stakeholder event on the common fisheries policy

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12/04/2022: NeuralShift, INESC TEC in the Azores, Science for Policy in Portugal, EuroScience Open Forum 2022, and more.

In today’s Morning Brief:
– UK institutions win £15 million government bid to develop software for world’s largest radio telescope;
– Finland appoints experts to create a long-term R&I investment plan;
– OPEC tells EU it’s not possible to replace potential Russian oil supply loss;
– NeuralShift: Spinning-off Artificial Intelligence;
– INESC TEC carried out scientific monitoring of the seismic-volcanic activity on the Azores;
– Science for Policy in Portugal;
– EU strengthens climate and energy cooperation with Egypt in view of COP27;
– EuroScience Open Forum 2022;
– European Commission and European Patent Office (EPO) co-organise annual conference of PATLIB centres;
– UK to finalise world’s first subsidy for clean hydrogen production by end of the year.

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