Horizon Europe

28/01/2022: “The Insider” – new episode, Horizon Europe Cluster 6 presentation, Research Assessment process, Innovative Health Initiative

In today’s Morning Brief:
– “The Insider” – new episode with Inna Braverman, co-founder and CEO of Eco Wave Power
– Horizon Europe – Cluster 6 (Food, Bioeconomy, Natural Resources, Agriculture and Environment) Presentation and Consultation
– EU to go ahead with reform of its research assessment process in the face of scepticism
– Guidelines on State aid for Climate, Environmental Protection and Energy 2022
– Horizon Europe gets a lukewarm welcome from researchers
– €800 million new European Biodiversity Partnership to spearhead protection of earth’s biodiversity
– €2.4B Innovative Health Initiative kicks off
– Europe holds its own in supercomputer race
– 7th Plenary meeting of the African Union-European Union High-Level Policy Dialogue for Science, Technology and Innovation

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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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26/01/2022: “The Insider” – new episode out, Science|Business event on Horizon Europe, Conference on the Future of Europe, Erasmus+.

In today’s Morning Brief:
– “The Insider”- new episode with Christoph Beuttler;
– Horizon Europe: The first assessment;
– Member States urged to convene for discussions on supporting young researchers;
– Future of Europe: people’s ideas for democracy and the planet;
– Universities call for support adapting to new Erasmus+ programme;
– European Investment Bank boosts COVID-19 vaccine deliveries to countries in need;
– Webinar: Avoiding errors in declaring personnel costs in Horizon 2020 grants.

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25/01/2022: The Insider Weekly podcast, Innovative Health Initiative seeks new advisory panel, Facebook trumpets new supercomputer, Artificial Intelligence, EC Hydrogen Strategy and more.

In today’s Morning Brief:
– Is Hydrogen the rockstar of alternative energies? The Insider Weekly podcast;
– Innovative Health Initiative seeks new advisory panel;
– Horizon Europe: bigger and more complex than ever – in some cases;
– Facebook trumpets massive new supercomputer;
– Consultation on the transition pathway for the mobility ecosystem opens;
– Climate, Energy & Mobility – Cluster 5 Info Day in February;
– The role of EU R&I investments to deliver on their Hydrogen Strategy;
– 2022 Research Fund for Coal and Steel (RFCS) Summit;
– EU must resist attempts to dilute the Digital Markets Act.

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20/01/2022: Deep Tech and Horizon Europe, Technology Infrastructures, European Health Data Space, COMPIE’2022.

In today’s Morning Brief:
– Deep Tech and Horizon Europe – with Stéphane Ouaki (European Innovation Council);
– Recommendations for the Implementation of an EU Strategy on Technology Infrastructures (EARTO and JRC);
– Workshop on European Health Data Space and Nordic Commons project;
– EU overachieves 2020 renewable energy target;
– Counterfactual Methods for Policy Impact Evaluation – COMPIE’2022;
– €60.5 million available to reform and enhance the European R&I system;
– Finland to build testing platform for clean energy innovations.

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14/01/2022: INESC-ID to coordinate EU project in the Energy area, Reform of Research Assessment, EU State aid revision, and more.

In today’s Morning Brief:
– INESC-ID coordinates a European project on electric mobility;
– The reform of Research Assessment: summary and presentation by EC;
– Finland will raise R&D spending to 4% of GDP;
– To raise SME competitiveness, make better use of space data;
– EC invites comments on revision of EU State aid rules for agriculture, forestry and fishery;
– CitizensHack2022;
– “Horizon Europe Coordinators’ Day on Grant Agreement Preparation” Webinar;
– Universities demand voice in EU-US Trade and Technology Council;
– The Guild universities share their experience in applying for Horizon Europe Grants;

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12/01/2022: INESC Coimbra Workshop, Webinar on Data Privacy and Monetization in the Energy Sector, Industry 5.0 Award, and more.

In today’s Morning Brief:
– Workshop on Energy System Flexibility;
– Apply for the 2022 European Charlemagne Youth Prize;
– EU-Catalyst Partnership;
– Webinar on Data Privacy and Monetization in the Energy Sector;
– DESCA for Horizon Europe is now available;
– Digital Economy and Society Index 2021;
– Industry 5.0 Award;
– ERC grant winners in Switzerland are told to find host institution in another country;
– EIC fund is yet to start giving out money;
– New €47 million fund to protect EU SME intellectual property;
– Knowledge Centre for Global Food and Nutrition Security January 2022 Newsletter.

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11/01/2022: Horizon Europe Info Days on Cluster 5, New Industry 5.0 Award contest, Science|Business Horizon Europe assessment, and more.

In today’s Morning Brief:
– Horizon Europe Info Days on Cluster 5;
– New Industry 5.0 Award contest opens;
– Horizon Europe: The first assessment;
– Haldor Topsøe signs €45 million funding deal with the EIB;
– TNO Webinar on “Technology Infrastructures in European Innovation Ecosystem”;
– EARTO Paper on a better understanding of the RD&I Ecosystem;
– EU delays deadline on green investment rules for nuclear and gas.

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10/01/2022: SOFT Innovation Prize, Space research calls are open, French presidency to back EIA plans, and more.

In today’s Morning Brief:
– SOFT Innovation Prize;
– Space research calls are open;
– French presidency to back EIA plans;
– Universities question push for lump sum funding in Horizon Europe;
– Re-endorsement of rules for large combustion plants to reduce air pollution;
– Brexit decision left UK firms paying 10% more than EU rivals for emissions;
– DMA trilogue: tension in the details;
– How an open climate club can generate carbon dividends for the poor.

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