03/05/2022: ERC grants, INESC-ID welcomes ETH Zurich researchers, CAP, Research Infrastructures, Science and Policy Matchmaking event, and more.

In today’s Morning Brief:
– ERC grant success rates for experienced researchers are up;
– INESC-ID welcomes ETH Zurich researchers;
– Moving forward on food loss and waste reduction;
– Increased training, advice and innovation projects for EU farmers due to the Common Agricultural Policy;
– The European Commission makes €162 million available to strengthen research infrastructures in Europe;
– Science and Policy Matchmaking Event;
– Two new calls for tenders to support the EU Cancer Plan;
– Study to evaluate the European Research Area (ERA) policy framework and ERA monitoring mechanism;
– EU may offer Hungary, Slovakia exemptions from Russian oil embargo.

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08/04/2022: ‘The Insider’, EIC Women Leadership Programme, Societal Transformations in the Digital Age, Wind and Nuclear Energy, Military Research, and more.

In today’s Morning Brief:
– ‘The Insider’ – new episode featuring Carlos Henggeler, INESC Coimbra’s President;
– EIC awards €145 million in challenge-drive call for research projects;
– EU space agency calls on space innovators to aid humanitarian efforts in Ukraine;
– Societal Transformations in the Digital Age: Opportunities for Interdisciplinary Research in Horizon Europe;

– FAO launches new phase of agriculture policy initiative with $11 million grant from the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation;
– New EUFOMA Talk: From Revolution to Evolution – The Fishery and Aquaculture Market in a Post COVID-19 World;
– Open Call – EIC Women Leadership Programme;
– Should scientists study how to dim the sun?;

– INESC-ID welcomes EMBL Olissipo Researchers;
– Converting wastewater into clean water: The AFTERLIFE project presents its results;
– UK unveils wind and nuclear focused energy plan following gas price hikes;
– The economic benefits of climate action will outweigh the costs, IPCC report finds;
– Science goes to war: Western allies step up collaboration in military research;
– New European Bauhaus: Commission launches ‘NEB LAB’ with new projects;

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24/03/2022: Energy crisis, INESC TEC maternity tool, MSCA 2021 awards, ESFRI 20th anniversary, Agriculture, Big Tech, and more.

In today’s Morning Brief:
– Commission outlines options to mitigate high energy prices;
– Support grows for reopening Dutch gas taps amid supply crisis;
– New tool by INESC TEC detects vital signs of premature babies through non-invasive methods;
– MSCA awards €242m to the 2021 Postdoctoral Fellowships applicants;
– The ESFRI 20th Anniversary Conference: European Research Infrastructures at the heart of scientific discoveries;
– The Joint Research Centre is recruiting!;
– Event: Science Advice under pressure;
– European Commission will support agriculture and rural development in the pre-accession countries with over €900 million;
– EU allows up to €400,000 in state-aid for companies impacted by Ukraine war;
– Commission acts for global food security and for supporting EU farmers and consumers;
– War in Ukraine: Keep the pressure up on Russia and aim for energy independence;
– MTG-I weather satellite passes tests in preparation for lift-off;
– EU to unveil landmark legislation to tackle power of Big Tech.

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16/02/2022: INESC TEC develops technology detecting driver fatigue, impact of RTOs, Digital Europe Programme, Security Research Event 2022, Energy, Defence, AI and ageism, and more.

In today’s Morning Brief:
– INESC TEC develops technology to detect driver fatigue;
– The second wave of the Digital Europe Programme (DEP) calls for project grants now published;
– Security Research Event 2022;
– Dutch applied research organisations impact report 2021;
– Commission seeks views and input on fair licensing of standard-essential patents;
– Space: EU initiates a satellite-based connectivity system and boosts action on the management of space traffic;
– EU Soil Mission wants your research proposals!;
– European Universities joint appeal for more support for African universities;
– Commission unveils significant actions to contribute to European Defence;
– Data Protection Engineering;
– Workshop Series on the Digitalisation of the Energy System;
– WHO policy brief: AI and ageism.

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16/11/2021: Energy Poverty Event, Event on City Transformation, EIT Health and Biogen launch the ‘neurotechprize’, and more.

In today’s Morning Brief:
– Energy Poverty Advisory Hub Launch Event 2021;
– Dialogue between EU Mayors and the EC on Cities and Communities;
– EIT Health and Biogen launch the ‘neurotechprize’;
– ‘A step in the right direction’: EU reacts to COP26 deal;
– EU Lawmakers and Member States want AI regulation more innovation-friendly.

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