17/11/2023 – Horizon Europe latest calls, the €85M boost next year to reach €12.9B, the approval of the Critical Raw Materials Act & much more

In today’s Morning Brief:
Funding
Horizon: €290M in funding for digital, industry and space
ERC sees rise in Starting Grant applications
Artificial Intelligence
OECD updates definition of Artificial Intelligence ‘to inform EU’s AI Act’
Study highlights AI’s economic potential amid EU regulatory focus
Energy
EU Atlantic strategy: what’s next?
Bioengineering
How can regenerative agriculture help the food system survive?
Regional Innovation Valleys for Bioeconomy and Food Systems” launch event conclusions
Research & Innovation
Horizon Europe: €12.9 Billion Boost in 2024 Budget
Commission welcomes political agreement on the Critical Raw Materials Act
Paper: How regional innovation ecosystems can improve participation in the European Framework Programme for R&I
European Space Agency looks to private sector to stay competitive
Technology readiness levels are getting a reality check to ensure innovations are socially acceptable
Research Management initiative advances strategic capacities in European research organisations
INESC News
Carla Gonçalves of INESC TEC recognized among Portugal’s green visionaries
Bactometer project secures runner-up position in EIT Health
Artificial Intelligence and humans collaborate to enhance critical infrastructure security
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10/11/2023 – Green Deal funding opportunity, tech associations call for a “CERN” of AI, INESC Lisboa: partnering for R&I & much more

In today’s Morning Brief:
Funding
Green Deal funding opportunity about to close
MSCA Innovative Training Networks study: insights and recommendations
MSCA COFUND Partnership is now open
Artificial Intelligence
AI boosts maritime commerce thanks to Seaber software & BlueInvest
Data Act: MEPs to finalise new fair access and use rules for industrial data
European technology associations call for a ‘CERN for AI’
Europe overtakes US as biggest artificial intelligence research partner with China
Energy
State of the Energy Union: debate with the European Commission
European Nuclear Energy Forum 2023 discusses benefits of European Small Modular Reactors (SMRs) initiative
Bioengineering
Vineyards of the future will produce more than wine
Research & Innovation
Commission plans to boost number of Horizon association agreements
To secure raw materials, Europe turns to recycling
Commission appoints new member to the Scientific Council of the European Research Council
VTT first in Finland to agree on research partnership with NATO within new framework
Europe’s battery charge to power a green economy
Have your say in improving Erasmus+: join the Public Consultation
INESC News
INESC Lisboa in joint collaboration for innovation
INESC TEC Autumn Forum: Innovation Ecosystems – The role of interface organisations
How can wearables help to protect farmers well-being
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03/11/2023 – EU adopts G7 AI principles, boost in clean tech budget, underway approval for research career framework, INESC joins energy transition consortium & much more

In today’s Morning Brief:
Funding
Horizon Europe upcoming partnerships: Health, Safe Food Systems, and Rare Diseases
ERA Talents: nine new projects underway
Artificial Intelligence
US launches new controls to guard against AI being used to create biothreats
Commission welcomes G7 leaders’ agreement on Guiding Principles and a Code of Conduct on Artificial Intelligence
CeADAR named European Digital Innovation Hub for AI in Ireland
Energy
EU to boost funding for innovative wind energy projects
12 climate-smart technologies that could transform the way we grow food
MEPs back plans to boost Europe’s Net-Zero technology production
ITER project should get political, says Christian Ehler MEP
Research & Innovation
Article: Why not try a big bang in the design of the EU regional Policy?
Communication on Enhancing the European Administrative Space
Paper on mission-oriented innovation policies in Europe: From normative to epistemic turn?
Member states near agreement on framework to improve research careers in Europe
EU strengthens its Strategic Energy Technology plan
The European Innovation Council Tech report 2023 is out
Commission launches European Defence Industrial Strategy consultation
INESC News
INESC MN and INESC-ID present five papers in Vienna
INESC ID and INESC TEC partners in a national consortium for Energy Transition
INOV´s CICLOPE initiative earns Award at FIRE INDIA Official 2023
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27/10/2023 – New Energy Technology Plan adopted, new ground-breaking medicine partnership is launched, member states´ vision for FP10 & much more

In today’s Morning Brief:
Funding
MSCA and Citizens call receives 134 proposals
Horizon Europe upcoming partnerships: Health, Safe Food Systems, and Rare Diseases
Research & Innovation
Updated Strategic Energy Technology Plan for Europe’s clean, secure and competitive energy future
Launch of the European Partnership for Personalised Medicine
A Transformative EU Framework Programme for Research and Innovation?
Commission publishes report on the Clean Energy Technology Observatory
Science Business exclusive: Here’s what the member states have in mind for FP10
Expert Group Publishes Insightful Focus Paper on European Research and Innovation
Universities ready to take up generative artificial intelligence, but say guidelines are needed
EU and US researchers to collaborate on integrating AI into 6G networks
Interview: AI could be an opportunity for research managers
Opinion article in Ellipse magazine: The importance of being a Research Manager
Science Business opinion article: Europe needs a CERN for artificial intelligence
Commission sets out immediate actions to support the European wind power industry
Extension of the U.S.-EU Science and Technology Agreement
INESC News
INESC ID researchers among the World’s Top 2% Most Influential Scientists
Partnership in innovative farming held at the HUB´s office
First Astronaut training site in Portugal
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20/10/2023 – Commission adopts 2024 Work Programme, Parliament rejects 2024 Horizon Europe budget cut, ERC and EIC proposal deadline extensions, INESC TEC European Partnership updates & much more

In today’s Morning Brief:
Funding
European Research Council extends call deadlines after Hamas attack rocks Israeli science
Horizon EU 2024 calls for proposals open with over €890 Million in EU funding
Is numerical scoring important in the evaluation of grant proposals?
Research & Innovation
The 2024 Commission Work Programme presented
Horizon Europe faces a cut as negotiations on 2024 EU budget get underway
Commission recommends carrying out risk assessments on four critical technology areas
European Parliament approves STEP plan for critical technologies
Commission report lays path to handbook on use of R&I foresight in policymaking
Futures of Science for Policy in Europe: Scenarios and Policy Implications
Results of the Regional Innovation Valleys calls are in with strong interest from Member States and Associated Countries
Commission research chief emphasizes the need to talk about the next EU research programme
Physicist Jari Kinaret named executive director of new Chips partnership
Shaping the digital transformation: EU strategy explained
MEPs call for start-ups to be treated differently from SMEs
Fate of New European Bauhaus Mission hangs in the balance
UK announces £650M fusion scheme
INESC News
HUB present at the Portuguese state visit in Brussels
INESC TEC’s Participation in ERA FABRIC Consortium Meeting to Promote ERA Hub
INOV: CICLOPE’s Vision Expands to Cávad
INESC MN Collaborates on SafeFire Project Field Tests for Firefighter Monitoring and Safet
13 INESC TEC researchers achieve global recognition as leading influencers
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13/10/2023 – INESC TEC awarded in EARTO event, HUB joins Quebec-EU R&I Network, MEPs ask for €200 billion for next FP10, legislation updates on critical technology for Europe & much more

In today’s Morning Brief:
Funding
MSCA launches €96.6M for co-funded fellowships call
Matchmaking portal for the Horizon Europe Cluster 6 calls 2024
Research & Innovation
Horizon Europe successor needs €200B to meet future challenges, say MEPs
The Industry, Research and Energy and the Budgets committees adopt position on the STEP
European Commission: Experts sought for new science diplomacy working groups
European Commission: Report outlines five scenarios for science for policy
Ten European cities awarded with EU Mission Label for their plans to reach climate-neutrality by 2030
Commission welcomes completion of key ‘Fit for 55′ legislation, putting EU on track to exceed 2030 targets
EU and Japan agree to share supercomputers in ground-breaking deal
European Innovation Council and Joint Research Centre Collaborate to Shape EU’s Innovation Future
Europe’s green tech start-ups face up-hill battle accessing financing and public procurements
EU-US science and technology agreement renewed
EU R&D spending rose to €331B in 2021 – but research intensity fell
INESC News
INESC MN collaborates on groundbreaking SafeFire project for firefighter safety
INOV triumphs with “Ace of Initiative” award at FIRE INDIA 2023

INESC TEC awarded at 10th EARTO Policy Event and Innovation Awards
Porto Researchers Develop Autonomous Arctic eDNA Sampling Technology
Second smart underwater cable launched in Portugal
FIRE-RES explores innovative solutions to address extreme wildfires
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06/10/2023 – MEPs ask for more Horizon Europe funding, EARTO against budget reallocation, new Alentejo representation in Brussels, conclusions on INESC – Science Business workshop & much more

In today’s Morning Brief:
Funding
Next MSCA cofund call opening soon: 6 steps to prepare your application
New European Bauhaus: applications open for 2024 edition of NEB Prizes
Research & Innovation
New Zealand surpasses expectations in Horizon Europe participation
European Innovation Council to adopt lump sum funding in Horizon Europe
EU launches Chips partnership to boost semiconductors innovation
CERN opens its Geneva campus to test climate-friendly technologies
MEPs call for increase to Horizon Europe funding
Wolfgang Polt opinion in Science Business: Transforming Europe’s policy culture for ambitious climate and health goals
Research and technology organisations warn against budgetary reshuffle in Horizon Europe
Commission gears up to confront the risks generative artificial intelligence poses to science
Commission to review four critical technologies amid rising competition with China
EU launches cancer imaging platform
How to increase the use of alternative fuels for cars
Nobel Prize in Physics goes to former MSCA researchers
Researchers meet children to show the wonders of science
Alentejo seals historic agreement in Brussels
European Commissioner Virginijus Sinkevičius visits China to step up dialogue on environment and discuss European Green Deal priorities
Survey – expression of interest for the Cities Mission evaluations
INESC News
Conclusions on the Science|Business-INESC workshop on reaching net zero
JRC-EARTO workshop on foresight with INESC Brussels Hub participation
INESCTEC researchers earn top honors at WNS3 2023
INESC TEC collaborates with CMU Africa to advance cardiovascular disease screening in Rwanda
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29/09/2023 – Regional Innovation Valleys map is out, INESC Brussels HUB new Intelligence Report and participation in Science Business conference, public consultation on knowledge valorisation & much more.

In today’s Morning Brief:
Research & Innovation
EU Mission “A Soil Deal for Europe”: €90 million for 17 new projects to support healthy soils
Regional Innovation Valley – Matchmaking map now available
UK companies face uncertainties in taking part in EU public-private research partnerships
UK and Germany announce clean hydrogen partnership
European Commission seeks stakeholder input on industry-academia co-creation code of practice
Innovation and research careers on the table as Commission plans the future of Widening
Protecting environment and health: Commission adopts measures to restrict intentionally added microplastics
US National Institutes of Health rule changes pose bureaucratic challenge for european universities
Harnessing Talent Platform: Empowering European regions for the European Year of Skills
Call for applications to join the Expert group on the economic and societal impact of Research and Innovation (ESIR3)
EU/US divergence in data protection holds lessons for global regulation of artificial intelligence, experts say
The Twin Transition Century: Navigating the interplay of digital and green transformations by Morten Daelhen
Emerging supply chain for cultivated meat production poised for transformation
EU scientific advisor highlights dietary shifts for health and environment
INESC News
How can the Strategic Technologies for Europe Platform be beneficial for INESC?
Science|Business Roundtable: Advancing the Net-Zero Industry Act for a Sustainable Future
Manufuture meeting: Shaping the Future of European Manufacturing
INESC TEC’s CEO João Claro to speak at 21st European Week of Regions and Cities
NII Japan research internship for INESC TEC scholars
Closing season one with a focus on active and healthy aging – “Ciência e Sociedade” podcast
INESC MN’s Role in Moore4medical Project
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15/09/2023 – EARTO priorities for the next framework programme, UK-EU collaboration, key points for R&I from the State of the Union & much more

In today’s Morning Brief:
Horizon Europe
Last chance to become a Regional Innovation Valley – matchmaking map available
EARTO inputs to the European Research Area and Innovation Committee
Challenges ahead as other nations seek access to EU’s Horizon R&D programme
Uncertainty over working with the UK remains despite Horizon Europe deal
European Parliament clears path for Iliana Ivanova’s Commissioner appointment
EIB provides €15 million loan to crowd farming for sustainable agriculture innovation
Two new European Partnership calls open: Aquatic Ecosystem Services and Nature-Based Solutions Research
Research & Innovation
Ursula von der Leyen proposes global AI panel and fast-tracks access to supercomputers
EU Aims for stronger Research and Innovation partnerships with Africa
European Commission has opened a call for Experts on Economic and Societal Impact of R&I sought
Portugal sets up €8M defence research programme
EU Prioritizes Science Communication to Address Societal Challenges
News from INESC
Discover the influence of AI Chat GPT in healthcare: a deep dive into ethical concerns and the future.
INESC TEC has announced an international conference dedicated to management of technology
INESC MN has opened a Call for Expression of Interest for a Researcher Position in the are of Lab on a Chip and Microfluidic Systems
Job Opportunities
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