Food systems

01/04/2022: “The Insider”: On Technology Infrastructures: the critical questions, Ukraine and Georgia join COST, INESC TEC: supercomputers and the energy transition, IndTech2022, and more.

In today’s Morning Brief:
– “The Insider” – new episode out with Sophie Viscido from EARTO!;
– INESC TEC research enables faster scientific studies performed on supercomputers;
– Ukraine and Georgia join COST Association;
– Science academies get $1.5M to support Ukrainian researchers;
– Commissioner for Energy presides 10th EU-China Energy Dialogue;
– How UK and Swiss researchers are coping without association to Horizon Europe;
– Commission steps up support for global action to transform food systems via eight global coalitions;
– Energy transition: it’s now or never;
– Hydrogen to get a boost as EU looks to secure energy independence;
– Crypto-assets: New rules to stop illicit flows in the EU;
– Conference on Industrial Technologies: IndTech 2022;
– Germany backs call to establish EU plan for Ukrainian academics;
– Commission seeks views on possible measures on access to in-vehicle data.

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18/03/2022: Ethics of AI and Democracy, 2022 AI Index Report, EU hails Intel investment for Chips Act, EU cohesion policy, and more.

In today’s Morning Brief:
– UK Research and Innovation Strategy 2022-2027;
– Emerging trends and technologies: a horizon scan for global public health;
– EU hails €80 billion Intel investment as first success for Chips Act;
– ESFRI statement on the Russian aggression towards Ukraine;
– European Research Council awards another batch of scientists as UK and Swiss continue to face uncertainty;
– Ethics of AI and Democracy: UNESCO recommendations insights;
– 2022 AI Index Report – Stanford University;
– EU cohesion policy: More than 1.5 million EU-funded projects accessible in new public platform;
– Spain, Portugal, Italy and Greece to push for energy market reform;
– European Space Agency scraps plans for Mars mission with Russia;
– The Horizon Papers: Draft work programmes leak again;
– Stakeholder consultation on electricity market design;
– Portugal seeks to position itself as Europe’s ‘new gateway for gas’;
– Food systems can lead the way to net zero, if we act now;
– IAEA and EU discuss nuclear safety and security in Ukraine;
– Russian labs run out of equipment as sanctions begin to bite.

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29/9/2021: Smart cities, Erasmus+ and MSCA, food systems research, PPPs, strategic autonomy and transatlantic relations, HE association agreements, AI global effect, LNG for maritime transport

In today’s Morning Brief:
– INESC Health technologies R&I Roadmap: a vision for 2030
– EC workshop on the Climate-Neutral and Smart Cities Mission
– New brief on links between Erasmus+ and MSCA
– EU vows €140 million for sustainable food systems research abroad
– Deal on the 10 EU Public Private Partnerships is now complete
– EU Competitive Council (28 Sept): focused on global approach to innovation, strategic autonomy and gender parity
– Norway and Iceland: first associated country-members to Horizon Europe
– EC and its Western Balkan and Turkish partners concluded HE association negotiations
– Strategic autonomy in practice: the case of EU-US relations
– Will AI ease or exacerbate global instability?
– Lack of green maritime fuels makes liquid natural gas a necessity says Commission
– Webinar series: “A new world? Universities in changing international relations”

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17/8/2021: Open EU Tenders of interest to INESC, Food systems, Biometrics for borders & Border surveillance, EU-Japan collaboration in agriculture, Vacation reading suggestions

In today’s Morning Brief:
– Everyone at the table: Co-creating knowledge for food systems transformation
– High-tech surveillance equipment to detect migrant boats
– International Conference on Biometrics for Borders (ICBB 2021)
– EU and Japan announce increased cooperation on sustainability and innovation in agriculture
– Vacation reading: the suggestions of permanent representatives to the EU
EU TENDERS
– Clean Sky Joint Undertaking
– European Centre for Disease Prevention and Control (ECDC)
– European Climate, Infrastructure and Environment Executive Agency (CINEA)
– European Commission, DG Agriculture and Rural Developement (AGRI)
– European Commission, DG Competition (COMP)
– European Commission, DG Defence Industry and Space (DEFIS)
– European Commission, DG Education,Youth, Sport and Culture (EAC)
– European Commission, DG Energy (ENER)
– European Commission, DG Health and Food Safety (SANTE)
– European Commission, DG Mobility and Transport (MOVE)
– European Commission, DG for Climate Action (CLIMA)
– European Commission, DG for Communications Networks, Content and Technology (CONNECT)
– European Commission, DG for Environment (ENV)

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27/7/2021: State aid exemptions, working group on offshore renewable energies, report on food systems, new steel&coal projects, EARTO on partnerships, and Spain funds more science missions

In today’s Morning Brief:
– State Aid exemptions: more money for research
– Commission launches call for expression of interest for working group on offshore renewable energies
– Report “Co-creating knowledge for food systems transformation”
– Approved 25 new steel and coal projects supporting the European Green Deal
– EARTO recommendations on European Partnerships
– Spain announces €141M for science missions in 2022

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