Future of Europe

30/7/2021: New INESC e-magazine just published, input wanted on the Future of Europe, lump-sum in HE, new HE associations, synergies amendment to State Aid exemptions, EU quantum infrastructure, health data, and the shortage of semiconductors

In today’s Morning Brief:
– New INESC publication: first issue of H magazine “Visions of the future”
– Conference on the Future of Europe: input wanted
– Lump-sum in Horizon Europe – New EC Decision
– New round of Horizon Europe associations: Armenia, Georgia, Israel, Moldova, Western Balkans, Tunisia, Turkey and Ukraine
– Commission adopted the «Synergies amendment» to the State Aid General Block Exemption Regulation (GBER)
– EU members commit to build EU quantum communication infrastructure
– EuropaBio welcomes the Health Data Space initiative
– Solutions needed for to the shortage of semiconductors in Europe

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22/7/2021: Scientists for the Future of Europe, NextGeneration EU funding guide, DG RTD new deputy chief, COP26 preparation, and teleworking in the EU bubble

In today’s Morning Brief:
– ERC urges scientists to contribute in the Conference on the Future of Europe
– How to mobilize research funds from the NextGeneration EU pandemic recovery fund
– DG RTD: Joanna Drake is new deputy director general
– EU ministers discuss preparations for COP26 conference
– Will the Zoom revolution transform the Brussels bubble?

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20/7/2021: Twinning calls, Foresight report webinar, COST network for high-performance materials, Environment Action Programme, DGA, Conference on the Future of Europe, and two new batteries facilities

In today’s Morning Brief:
– Twinning calls open: deadline 18 January
– Upcoming JRC Foresight report – EARTO webinar (23 September)
– New COST network to boost development of high-performance materials
– 8th Environment Action Programme: draft framework and workshop (9 September)
– A closer look at the Data Governance Act
– Conference on the Future of Europe: space for regions and social partners
– Batteries: the UK Battery Industrialisation Centre and new BAM battery test centre

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07/05/2021: Reduction of fossil fuels, EU islands, new analysis on hydrogen, ELIIT project, COVID19 calls, the Conference of the Future of Europe, and the EU Council presidency

In today’s Morning Brief: Eleven EU countries call to ban fossil fuels from trans-European energy infrastructure | Clean Energy for EU islands forum | Using hydrogen for cars and homes is discouraged by climate researchers | Horizon Europe Covid-19 call deadline extended | Evaluation of the 2nd call of the ELIIT project | Launch of the Conference on the Future of Europe – we need to make our voice heard | Deep Dive: Slovenian Presidency Priorities for Research and Innovation (July-December 2021), What is the presidency of the Council of the EU?, Participation in the Trio Presidency

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