Industry

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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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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25/6/2021: HE Information Days, initiative for women-led start-ups, gender equality in PT research, HE research infrastructures, partnerships and associations, European Knowledge Act, banking innovation workshop, and the EU COVID certificate

In today’s Morning Brief:
– Reminder: Horizon Europe Information Days start next week (28 June – 9 July)
– EIC initiative for women founders of deep-tech start-ups
– Elsevier report: Portugal approaches gender equality in research
– Horizon Europe calls for research Infrastructures
– EC signs 11 Horizon Europe partnerships
– Horizon Europe associations: agreement to be reached by end of the year
– University stakeholders call for a European Knowledge Act
– Critical Chain Workshop (28 June)
– EU Digital COVID Certificate is active in 16 EU countries

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24/6/2021: New INESC article on Science|Business, R&I Days, Knowledge Valorisation Platform, Coronavirus R&I collaboration, Switzerland out of HE, cybersecurity, and Cohesion Policy

In today’s Morning Brief:
– New INESC article on Science|Business: Tackling the challenges facing European industry
– Research and Innovation days 2021 – Day 2
– EU Knowledge Valorisation Platform launched to accelerate the uptake of research results
– Coronavirus: Commission launches the Coronavirus Global R&I Collaboration Portal
– Switzerland out of Horizon Europe until it pays the agreed contribution to Cohesion Policy
– Commission proposes ‘operational arm’ of European Cyber Shield
– {Quiz] Cohesion Policy Quiz: How much do you know about EU cohesion funds?

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05/05/2021: Renewable energy, GMOs, leaked draft on renewables and industry green transition, Digital Europe, Datathon, and a new Quantum Computing HUB

In today’s Morning Brief: EC platform for renewable energy statistics transfer | EC study on gene editing in agriculture | EU’s draft renewables law confirms 38-40% target for 2030 | EC draft measures for a rapid green transition of industries | Parliament votes €7.5B Digital Europe programme | EU Datathon 2021 | ETH Zurich founds Quantum Computing Hub

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04/05/2021: EU Industrial strategy, Health Data, EuroHPCH, EU defence fund, IP, OECD survey, workshops on batteries and on Horizon Europe

In today’s Morning Brief: Call for transparency for the new EU Industrial Strategy proposal | European Health Union: Commission publishes open public consultation on the European Health Data Space | EU supercomputer partnership now headquartered in Luxembourg | European Parliament approved €7.9B European defence fund | EC public consultation on IP for industrial designs | OECD Survey addressed to all researchers | Batteries Europe hosts a workshop on the digitalisation of batteries | Webinar on latest Horizon Europe updates

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