INESC TEC

16/05/2022: INESC-ID at SciComPT, INESC TEC and a new modelling language, Energy Poverty Conference, EIT Health report, and more.

In today’s Morning Brief:
– ERC president Maria Leptin elected fellow of Royal Society;
– INESC-ID present at SciComPT 2022;
– INESC TEC team contributed to a new version of Alloy modelling language;
– Innovation and Technology Transfer in Central and Southeast Europe;
– MACUSTAR study on common cause of blindness gets regulatory nod;
– EU readies €195 billion plan to quit Russian fossil fuels;
– First report on the performance of European Partnerships under Horizon Europe;
– Mechanobiology of Cancer Summer School 2022;
– Energy Poverty Advisory Hub Conference – Moving Towards Energy Autonomy: How to Guarantee Social Inclusion;
– EIT Health publishes report on building sustainable healthcare systems;
– Bringing the best of European produce to your table;
– Viewpoint: Energy should be at the heart of EU-Japan research cooperation;
– EU-Azerbaijan – Senior officials meet to reinforce energy cooperation.

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10/05/2022: INESC TEC and endangered species, MSCA Matchmaking Platform, AI Act, Europe’s biggest floating solar park in Portugal, and more.

In today’s Morning Brief:
– INESC TEC: How Scarybirds are flying to the rescue of endangered species;
– Una Europe welcomes University College Dublin (UCD) and Universität Zürich (UZH);
– The Conference on the Future of Europe concludes its work;
– MSCA Matchmaking Platform;
– Eindhoven University of Technology (TU/e) polymer research centre gets €15M grant;
– French EU presidency wants ‘proportionate’ fines, extended deadlines in AI Act;
– Portugal is opening Europe’s biggest floating solar park this year;
– Eurazeo announces key milestones for its Eurazeo Sustainable Maritime Infrastructure (ESMI) fund;
– Macron floats European ‘community’ open to Ukraine and UK.

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09/05/2022: Europe Day 2022, MSCA Seal of Excellence, Deforestation and Agro, Open Science and IP Protection, Hydrogen, and more.

In today’s Morning Brief:
– Europe Day 2022;
– MapStakes: a tool for mapping, involving and monitoring stakeholders in co-creation processes in agriculture;
– Beyond deforestation: Water use in global agricultural commodity supply chains;
– Almost 2,000 researchers receive MSCA seal of excellence;
– Universities ponder long term support for Ukraine;
– 2nd meeting of the Zero Pollution Stakeholder Platform held on 25 April;
– IHI Kick-off and brokerage event;
– INESC TEC researchers acknowledged at international conference on software engineering;
– EIB and Florimond Desprez sign €40 million loan agreement to finance research into new climate change-resistant plant varieties;
– Spain becoming one of Europe’s new hydrogen hubs, says von der Leyen;
– Become a Bioeconomy Youth Ambassador;
– Webinar: Implementation of Data Analytics for a sustainable and climate-resilient Agriculture 4.0;
– Openness in science & IP protection and uptake;
– G7 countries pledge to stop Russia oil imports.

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02/05/2022: The Insider, EU report on R&I, Global Health EDCTP3 Joint Undertaking Event, Canada’s new innovation agency, Carbon Farming, and more.

In today’s Morning Brief:
– ‘The Insider’ – new episode featuring Charlotte Andersdotter;
– EU foresight report points to need for more collaboration on R&I policy;
– INESC TEC helps younger people “prepare for the future”;
– Introducing the Global Health EDCTP3 Joint Undertaking;
– A new report supports the EU’s efforts to provide opportunities for young people;
– Canada launches innovation agency and edges toward Horizon association;
– Creating a sustainable Finish textile industry with bio-based and recycled fibres;
– Council of the EU adopts conclusions on carbon farming;
– Time for Europe to get serious on Artificial Intelligence;
– Green Deal: EU announces €1 billion worth of commitments to protect the ocean;
– Supporting Ukrainian refugees in Europe;
– US plans campaign to attract Russian scientists, engineers to America.

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29/04/2022: HE Proposal Check Event, INESC TEC joins 6G, Energy Purchase Platform, Smart Cities, EU4Ocean Summit, and more.

In today’s Morning Brief:
– Call to all Cluster 1 and Cluster 6 coordinators writing a two-stage proposal;
– INESC TEC integrates European association of telecommunication networks and services 6G;
– Energy: Bulgaria to set up first regional platform as part of the EU’s Energy Purchase Platform;
– Commission announces 100 cities participating in EU Mission for climate-neutral and smart cities by 2030;
– EU Innovative Health Initiative gets innovative: Publishing all its draft research plans early;
– The vital role of nature-based solutions in a nature positive economy;
– Ocean Literacy EU4Ocean Summit;
– Ukraine invasion ends “naïve” era of science diplomacy;
– Shaping the EU’s Climate Transition: Citizens take the floor;
– Commission’s event ‘Clusters meet Baltic Sea Regions’ to support businesses in the current geopolitical situation;
– EU and Norway strengthen cooperation for sustainable fishing in the Northeast Atlantic.

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27/04/2022: World IP Day, EU Missions Info Day, AI Act, New European Innovation Agenda, ERC awards, and more.

In today’s Morning Brief:
– World Intellectual Property Day 2022 – INESC TEC;
– EU charges too much for too little IP protection, auditors say;
– “Treme-treme”: a Lisbon-based experience by INESC ID;
– Save the date: EU Missions Info Days to take place this May;
– French Presidency pushes for alignment with the new legislative framework in AI Act;
– Andreas Wichert’s new Art & Technology exhibit at IST;
– Germany’s Helmholtz Institute opens new site for one health research;
– Have your say on the development of the New European Innovation Agenda;
– UK-based researchers win big in latest ERC awards – but may have to relocate to keep their grants;
– New insights into the success and failure of competitive research proposals;
– The Ecosystem: Challenging tech? There’s a sandbox for that;
– The EU and China have signed an administrative arrangement to support cooperation.

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13/04/2022: Low-carbon technologies, New European Bauhaus, NATO and cyber security, AI in Bulgaria, Lisbon Machine Learning School, and more.

In today’s Morning Brief:
– EU sets out plan for developing and scaling up low carbon technologies;
– EIT to fund 20 companies in New European Bauhaus drive;
– Protecting the most vulnerable must be foremost in addressing economic fallout of war in Ukraine;
– Webinar: Avoiding errors in declaring personnel costs in Horizon 2020 grants;
– ERC issues ultimatum telling 150 UK-based grant holders to move to the EU;
– The Ecosystem: Fab labs can also make start-ups;
– Info-day for Horizon Europe’s WIDERA programme;
– Environmental Information and Data Management in the Marine Environement (INESC TEC);
– Bulgaria launches AI centre to woo science and tech talent;
– The 12th Lisbon Machine Learning School will take place in July with CMU Portugal support (INESC ID);
– Fighting scientific disinformation: A first Europe-wide online course launches;
– NATO’s role in global cyber security;
– Commission research chief eyes role as EU ambassador to Japan.

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12/04/2022: NeuralShift, INESC TEC in the Azores, Science for Policy in Portugal, EuroScience Open Forum 2022, and more.

In today’s Morning Brief:
– UK institutions win £15 million government bid to develop software for world’s largest radio telescope;
– Finland appoints experts to create a long-term R&I investment plan;
– OPEC tells EU it’s not possible to replace potential Russian oil supply loss;
– NeuralShift: Spinning-off Artificial Intelligence;
– INESC TEC carried out scientific monitoring of the seismic-volcanic activity on the Azores;
– Science for Policy in Portugal;
– EU strengthens climate and energy cooperation with Egypt in view of COP27;
– EuroScience Open Forum 2022;
– European Commission and European Patent Office (EPO) co-organise annual conference of PATLIB centres;
– UK to finalise world’s first subsidy for clean hydrogen production by end of the year.

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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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