Green Deal

27/01/2022: Gulbenkian Science Institute open call, Webinar on Horizon Europe, Energy Infrastructure Investment, US to lure STEM talent from overseas.

In today’s Morning Brief:
– Gulbenkian Science Institute opens calls for Group Leaders;
– Webinar: Horizon Europe – Quick guide to tackle gender dimension and cross-cutting issues;
– Renewable Energy on the rise: 37% of EU’s electricity;
– US launches measure to lure STEM talent from overseas;
– EU invests over €1 billion in energy infrastructure in support of the Green Deal;
– Commission appoints members of the European Group in Science and New Technologies;
– Europe needs a strategy for seasonal energy balancing.

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02/11/2021: New Hub Podcast, COP26 Side Events, the Data Act, the EU Crop Map, and more.

In today’s Morning Brief:
– [Podcast] Green deal call puts a symbolic end to H2020 – What lessons have we learnt?;
– Commission hands out €1B in green deal research grants ahead of COP26;
– MEPs want to reinvest leftovers money from H2020 in HEurope health R&D;
– UK allocates £6.9B of its science budget for Horizon Europe;
– Draft impact assessment sheds some light on upcoming Data Act;
– The EU Crop Map;
– DG Entrepreneurship and SMEs hosts COP26 side event;
– Climate-Neutral and Smart Cities Mission;
– Facial Recognition Technology growing in Europe;
– CONCORDi 2021 – Industrial innovation for competitive sustainability.

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26/10/2021: Registration is open for two of our workshops regarding Health Technologies and Agro, Food and Forestry, COP26 is fast approaching, and more

In today’s Morning Brief:
– Scientists Identify Biotech Techniques to Improve Space Agriculture;
– Action Plan to Conserve Fisheries Resources and Protect Marine Ecosystems – Targeted Consultation;
– WG Agro, Food and Forestry Workshop – 2 December 2021;
– WG Health Technologies Workshop – 3 November 2021;
– EIC Summit: Registration is now open;
– EC Workshop on Green Deal funded projects – 27 October;
– CO26 Climate Summit: A Scientists’ Guide to a Momentous Meeting.

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18/10/2021: EU Sustainable Energy Week (EUSEW) 2021, DG JRC calls for experts, Green Deal 2030 targets and agricultural production studies, and more

In today’s Morning Brief:
– Commission announces the EU Sustainable Energy Week (EUSEW) 2021
– The European Commission’s Joint Research Centre Calls for Experts on “Meaningful and ethical communications”
– Green Deal 2030 targets and agricultural production studies
– Policy Paper Presentation of the Advisory Group on R&I for Africa-Europe Cooperation
– The European Coomission concludes formal negotiations on Horizon Europe association with Israel
– Mariya Gabriel confirms UK and Switzerland can’t join Horizon Europe for now
– Macron unveils €30B innovation plan to make French industry great again
– The G7 to explore carbon pricing and green finance for developing nations

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23/9/2021: EU Partnerships update, HUB workshop on AI & Robotics, ERA Pact for R&I, Green Deal Series events & other relevant EU R&I news bytes

In today’s Morning Brief:
– European Partnerships – Update on the Legislative Process
– HUB workshop on PPP AI & Robotics
– ERA Pact for R&I – next steps
– Various Running ERA Studies of Interest
– MEPs against inclusion of ‘do no significant harm’ principle in Horizon Europe
– UK sets out ‘pro-innovation’ AI rules, in further move away from Brussels
– Europeans strongly support science and technology according to new Eurobarometer survey
– Agriculture: Launch of an annual EU organic day
– More on the State of the Union address
– Pathways to the future – A follow-up to “Universities without walls – A vision for 2030”
– Fraunhofer organises Green Deal Series: “Offshore Wind as a cornerstone of the European Green Deal” on 12 October 2021

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20/8/2021: Resources for better dissemination and exploitation plans in HEurope, call for experts in the Defence Sector, biodiversity, clean energy, open science, encryption, IPCC, science advice for governments and more summer reading suggestions

In today’s Morning Brief:
– Horizon Europe – Resources on dissemination and exploitation
– Defence sector – call for experts
– Seeking biodiversity winners and losers
– Emissions down as Europe’s electricity comes back cleaner
– An Open Science (OS) Index to complement the H Index
– Digitalisation in Europe 2020-2021
– I confess I’ve got things to hide – an opinion article on the importance of encryption
– The IPCC report
– New Horizon, new ERA, new international rules for R&D: A vacation reader
– International conference on science advice for governments 2021

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16/8/2021: Knowledge valorisation, EU’s innovation ecosystem, Digital principles, EOSC user group, AI database, Academic research careers, Open Access, Defence & The economic case for nature

In today’s Morning Brief:
– Stakeholder consultation on the future Guiding Principles for Knowledge Valorisation
– Stakeholders’ survey on Europe’s innovation ecosystem
– Public consultation on a set of European Digital Principles
– Call for researchers to shape the EOSC Future solutions
– EC-OECD Artificial Intelligence reports and database
– OECD report on reducing the precarity of academic research careers
– Promoting cultural change in open access publications (UK)
– European Defence Fund (EDF): Information Day & Networking Event
– World Bank report on “The economic case for nature”

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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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