Horizon Europe

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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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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28/7/2021: Pre-draft of Model Grant Agreement, Consultation on Low-Carbon Technologies, funding for low carbon technologies, Science Europe on the new ERA, and costs for regulating AI

In today’s Morning Brief:
– Commission releases pre-draft of the Horizon Europe Model Grant Agreement
– Consultation on Low-Carbon Industrial Technologies Prospect
– EU announces €122 million for 32 projects developing low carbon technologies
– Research funding agencies want a greater say in shaping new ERA
– Study warns of compliance costs for regulating Artificial Intelligence

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23/7/2021: INESC position against EU R&I budget cuts, climate science and policy guide and a workshop, HE Data Management Plan template, guide to sustainable research data, EU standardization strategy, consultations on Knowledge Valorisation and on Marine Environment directive

In today’s Morning Brief:
– INESC publishes its position in defence of the EU budget for research and innovation
– Climate science and policy guide available
– Workshop on Science for the Green Transition (7 September)
– Horizon Europe Data Management Plan template published
– New guide to sustainable research data
– Roadmap on the EU standardization strategy
– Consultation on the Guiding Principles for Knowledge Valorisation
– Commission’s consultation to improve EU rules on protecting seas and oceans

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19/7/2021: Pact for R&I in Europe, struggle with HE 2022 budget, ERC 2022, industrial partnerships, EIC call for project portfolio managers, LIFE CET call, R&I regulations for the Green Deal, renewable energy directive, data governance, and the Industrial Forum

In today’s Morning Brief:
– Commission adopts proposal for a Pact for R&I in Europe
– European Research Council to award €2.4B in 2022
– Parliament tries to fight back on proposed cut to 2022 HE budget while Commission pushes for more investment
– Parliament to settle on recommendations for 10 industrial partnerships
– EIC seeks six project portfolio managers
– First LIFE 2021 call on clean energy transition
– New laws and regulations bind R&I programmes to Green Deal targets
– Renewable Energy Directive
– Data governance: new rules to boost data sharing across the EU
– New Industrial Forum collaborative platform

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16/7/2021: EU Council proposed cuts to HE, Switzerland out of HE, research funding for climate, new Forest Strategy, reactions to the climate package, China’s climate measures, digital sovereignty, and a webinar on HPC

In today’s Morning Brief:
– Research stakeholders against €316M proposed cut to 2022 Horizon budget
– EU suspends Swiss access to grants
– EU to raise R&D investments to reach climate goals
– Commission proposes new strategy to protect and restore EU forests
– Climate package: concerns about social and trade impact and the support of investors
– China launches a carbon trading scheme
– Digital Sovereignty at the core of the Industrial strategy debate
– Webinar “On the road to HPC: Major Challenges and New Opportunities” (22 July)

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12/7/2021: Knowledge valorisation consultation, evaluators wanted for Open Science Cloud, HE associations, EIT evaluation criteria, low-carbon hydrogen, and a new chip

In today’s Morning Brief:
– Stakeholders consultation on knowledge valorisation
– European Open Science Cloud Future: call for evaluators
– Horizon Europe: first round of association negotiations
– EIT evaluation criteria for new KIC call
– New report on the advantages of low-carbon hydrogen
– ETH Zurich pioneer computer chips for the future of telecommunications

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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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