France

21/03/2022: The Insider, Space research, Widening, biodiversity, Mediterranean Forest Week, Energy, Green Deal, EU mapping of Technology Centres, 10-year anniversary of INESC P&D Brazil & more.

In today’s Morning Brief:
– “The Insider” – New episode is out!;
– INESC TEC and INEGI renew Advanced Program in Industry 4.0;
– 130 million euros to enhance research in Widening countries;
– European Space Agency and top organisations pile on extra sanctions against Russia;
– Biodiversity: Commission seeks views on strengthening actions to reverse the decline of pollinating insects;
– France awards almost €46 million to 73 innovation projects;
– 7th Mediterranean Forest Week;
– Why natural gas is neither just nor transitional;
– EU mapping of Technology Centres focused on Advanced Technologies for Industry (ATI);
– Public sector capacity building for innovation and industrialisation in developing countries;
– 10 year anniversary of INESC P&D Brazil;
– EU executive split on ‘suspending’ Green Deal goals in farming due to food security fears;
– Event: What will Europe’s Digital Economy look like after the DSA?.

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09/02/2022: European Cyber Security Conference, Stick to Science, European Chips Act, EU rules on mercury, Carbon farming, and more.

In today’s Morning Brief:
– The 9th Annual European Cyber Security Conference;
– Research and Innovation community urges European leaders to take action on Horizon Europe;
– France helps Brussels move ahead with ‘disruptive’ plan for research assessment;
– European Chips Act: Communication, Regulation, Joint Undertaking and Recommendation;
– Creative industries are slowly making their way into mainstream European research;
– Zero Pollution: Commission seeks views on review of EU rules on use of mercury;
– Carbon farming: EU ministers find the devil in the details.

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07/01/2022: Energy Transition Expertise Workshop, French EU presidency conference on R&I, Hydrogen wells, and more.

In today’s Morning Brief:
– Energy Transition Expertise Centre Stakeholder Workshop;
– ‘Liquid tree’ in Belgrade fighting back against air pollution;
– France to hold EU presidency conference on international cooperation in R&I;
– Hydrogen could be taken straight from the ground;
– Europe needs to understand Chinese research – or risks being exploited.

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8/7/2021: Switzerland still out of HE, HE focus on Africa launch event, EU battery value chain, Single European Sky, sustainable oceans, France’s 5G investments, and issues with the Energy Charter Treaty

In today’s Morning Brief:
– Switzerland participation to Horizon Europe frozen
– Horizon Europe launch event – focus on Africa (12 July, in Portuguese)
– EU training programme for battery industry
– Single European Sky to lower emissions
– European Maritime, Fisheries and Aquaculture Fund approved
– France raises its investments in 5G
– Leak: limited progress in Energy Charter Treaty reform talks

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