Germany

19/04/2022: Innovation Agenda, LNG, Science Europe Open Science Conference, DMA, Scientific CV, and more.

In today’s Morning Brief:
– Commission opens consultation on new innovation agenda;
– Germany releases €3bn to acquire floating LNG terminals;
– Science Europe Open Science Conference 2022;
– Regulatory Technology for the 21st Century;
– DMA: Significant additions made it into the final text;
– Time to rethink the scientific CV;
– Foundations, Science and Equality – What are the key elements for success?;

– User-level software-defined storage data planes – Save the date

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04/04/2022: Synergies, EIF investments, Ukraine, HE Young Observers in Evaluations, Food Strategy, and more.

In today’s Morning Brief:
– Synergies in the Research and Innovation Funding in Europe: Flagship Conference of the Czech Presidency in the Council of the EU;
– European Innovation Fund puts €1.1 billion in seven green transition innovations;
– Lithuania: EIB support for more efficient city heating in Vilnius;
– Germany backs call to establish EU plan for Ukrainian academics;
– Commission to open negotiations for Ukraine’s participation in LIFE programme for climate and environment;
– Horizon Europe: a new initiative for Young Observers in evaluations;
– Commissioner: EU’s sustainable food strategy ‘on pause’, but not forgotten;
– 40 projects willing to advance the restoration of soil health in Europe;
– Commission strengthens market surveillance: Opening of new laboratories for testing emissions from motor vehicles;
– WTO official: IP waiver on COVID vaccines would not facilitate access immediately.

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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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25/02/2022: Online Advanced Course on Biomedical Imaging, INESC-ID’s back-to-back publications in AI, EU Knowledge Valorisation Week 2022, R&I sanctions on Russia, and more.

In today’s Morning Brief:
– Online Advanced Course on Biomedical Imaging 2022;
– German universities told to freeze ties with Russia in retaliation for invasion;
– From player’s strategies to natural language interactions: two back-to-back publications in “Videogame Sciences and Arts” by INESC-ID researchers;
– ‘Nord Stream 2 is dead forever’, EU energy experts say;
– EU Knowledge Valorisation Week 2022;
– French National Centre for Scientific Research is celebrating 15 of European Research Council;
– Survey for European Innovation Council beneficiaries;
– Ukrainian universities suspend campus activities in the wake of Russian invasion;
– Commission publishes delegated acts ending the use of mercury in lamps;
– Fit for 55: A stepping stone or a stumbling block?;
– How to celebrate extraordinary women: #EUwomen4future campaign seminar;
– Could the EU be on the cusp of a Paris Agreement for the Internet?

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19/01/2022: Renewables, Solar Energy consultation, Plastics, Reforming Research, Quantum in Germany, New European Bauhaus 2022.

In today’s Morning Brief:
– €162 million available to fund Research Infrastructure projects;
– New European Bauhaus 2022 – applications open;
– Call of expression towards an agreement on reforming research;
– Eureka R&D network to announce first grant winners in new €1B Eurostars 3 programme;
– European Commission publishes a toolkit to help mitigate foreign interference in R&I;
– Digital Services Act cramped with amendments ahead of key vote in the European Parliament;
– Germany commissions world leading computer as it eyes quantum leadership;
– European Commission launches public consultation on renewables;
– European Commission launches public consultation to feed into new EU strategy on solar energy;
– European Commission launches public consultation on plastics;
– H2020 Research & Innovation workshop on waterborne transport.

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17/01/2022: Bio-Based Industries, Building the Future 2022 featuring Arlindo Oliveira, mapping forests, green mobility and blue hydrogen.

In today’s Morning Brief:
– Call for Scientific Committee Members – Circular Bio-Based Industries Partnership;
– Building the Future 2022;
– German Government disavows Blue Hydrogen;
– Outcomes of the BIOEASTsUP Workshop on Bioeconomy;
– Aberystwyth University Maps where forests are changing around the world;
– Start-ups are making progress with zero-emission planes.

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03/12/2021: ICoWEFS 2022, European Business and Nature Summit 2021, Germany’s new government and R&I, and more.

In today’s Morning Brief:
– International Conference on Water, Energy, Food and Sustainability (ICoWEFS 2022);
– European Business and Nature Summit 2021;
– Research to be part of EU rival to China’s Belt and Road initiative;
– European Commission welcomes political agreement on the 8th Environment Action Programme;
– What Germany’s new government means for R&I;
– Data Governance: Deal on new rules to boost data sharing across the EU;
– UK-EU row may leave Copernicus €750M short.

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20/10/2021: SET Plan Conference 2021, potential of a joint cyber unit in Europe, EU aims to boost green investments and more

In today’s Morning Brief:
– Ukraine joins Horizon Europe and Euratom Research and Training Programme
– Foresight study sets out possible scenarios for research and innovation policies in the Western Balkans by 2035
– Germany’s likely coalition’s plans for digitalisation
– EU aims to dethrone Asia as world’s battery powerhouse
– Brussels relaunches EU fiscal reform, aiming to boost green investments
– Europe’s alternative fuels infrastructure getting a boost from new support
– Scientists call for improved research capacities of African universities to address global threats to biodiversity
– European Council adopts conclusions on exploring the potential of a joint cyber unit
– SET Plan Conference 2021
– Commission collects views on making liability rules fit for the digital age, Artificial Intelligence, and circular economy

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