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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11/03/2022: Technology for detecting presence of antibiotics in water, REPowerEU, FAO publication on agri-food, and more.

In today’s Morning Brief:
– Technology allows detecting the presence of antibiotics in environmental waters with a mobile phone;
– REPowerEU: Joint European action for more affordable, secure and sustainable energy;
– New EU rules for international research already outpaced by shifting geopolitics;
– Using foresight to prepare what the future may bring for tomorrow’s food;
– Viewpoint: Time for a long-term strategy on Russian science relations and academic collaborations;
– Commission seeks views on reviewing rules on hazardous substances in electrical and electronic equipment;
– France to invest €1 billion in nuclear reactor R&I;
– New method matches drugs with faulty DNA replication, helping identify childhood cancer drug candidates.

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