20/05/2022: Hydrogen R&I, INESC-ID researchers honoured, INESC TEC wins international award, new EIC call, Climate Change, and more.

In today’s Morning Brief:
– Hydrogen R&I gets boost in new Commission plan to wean EU off Russian energy;
– Ireland announces 2030 R&I strategy;
– EU pledges more research cooperation with Gulf states;
– INESC-ID researchers honoured with University of Lisbon/Caixa Geral de Depósitos Scientific Awards;
– INESC TEC robot wins international design award;
– Info session on Horizon Results Booster – Steering research towards a strong societal impact;
– European Innovation Council launches the Scale Up 100 Call;
– Energy industry’s cybersecurity awareness rises, defence lags;
– Climate change: Better using European forests as carbon sinks;
– European Maritime Day 2022: Sustainable blue economy for green recovery;
– Commission welcomes political agreement on new rules for securing winter gas storage;
– Leaked draft gives first glimpse of the Commission plan to turn the EU into an ‘innovation powerhouse’.

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21/03/2022: The Insider, Space research, Widening, biodiversity, Mediterranean Forest Week, Energy, Green Deal, EU mapping of Technology Centres, 10-year anniversary of INESC P&D Brazil & more.

In today’s Morning Brief:
– “The Insider” – New episode is out!;
– INESC TEC and INEGI renew Advanced Program in Industry 4.0;
– 130 million euros to enhance research in Widening countries;
– European Space Agency and top organisations pile on extra sanctions against Russia;
– Biodiversity: Commission seeks views on strengthening actions to reverse the decline of pollinating insects;
– France awards almost €46 million to 73 innovation projects;
– 7th Mediterranean Forest Week;
– Why natural gas is neither just nor transitional;
– EU mapping of Technology Centres focused on Advanced Technologies for Industry (ATI);
– Public sector capacity building for innovation and industrialisation in developing countries;
– 10 year anniversary of INESC P&D Brazil;
– EU executive split on ‘suspending’ Green Deal goals in farming due to food security fears;
– Event: What will Europe’s Digital Economy look like after the DSA?.

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25/11/2021: First calls for interregional innovation projects, lump sum funding in Horizon Europe, women are still under-represented in R&I, and more.

In today’s Morning Brief:
– Commission launches first calls for interregional innovation projects;
– Plans to expand lump sum funding in Horizon Europe are ‘premature’;
– Become an evaluator of security research proposals for Horizon Europe;
– Women are still under-represented in R&I;
– EU funded projects that will help save our soil.

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12/11/2021: Digital Europe, Innovation ecosystems, IP and market uptake, Metrology, COP26 R&I conclusions, academic freedom as law?

In today’s Morning Brief:
– Five EU countries form an anti-nuclear alliance at COP26;
– Digital Europe programmes adopted by the Commission;
– Innovation ecosystems and the open-access checklist;
– MEPs push to include academic freedom in EU treaties;
– Intellectual Property support to Market uptake;
– Horizon 2020 suggest the need for training researchers in ethics;
– Metrology partnership approved by the Parliament;
– COP26: The most important research and innovation announcements.

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04/11/2021: EU calls for Excellence Hubs, ERA Chairs and others, EIT, COP26 updates and more.

In today’s Morning Brief:
– Commission launches new tool to digitalise work-based learning and boost educators digital competences;
– Calls for Excellence Hubs opened yesterday;
– COP26: US lays out its plan to reach net zero greenhouse gas emissions by 2050 ;
– EIT supports the New European Bauhaus with €5 million;
– Commission, Ukraine, Turkey, and Republic of Moldova working closer in research, innovation and education;
– Portugal launches €250M programme to boost tech transfer in universities;
– EC, Breakthrough Energy Catalyst and EIB Partnership in Climate;
– Open Discussion on the Mission Adaptation to Climate Change.

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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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22/7/2021: Scientists for the Future of Europe, NextGeneration EU funding guide, DG RTD new deputy chief, COP26 preparation, and teleworking in the EU bubble

In today’s Morning Brief:
– ERC urges scientists to contribute in the Conference on the Future of Europe
– How to mobilize research funds from the NextGeneration EU pandemic recovery fund
– DG RTD: Joanna Drake is new deputy director general
– EU ministers discuss preparations for COP26 conference
– Will the Zoom revolution transform the Brussels bubble?

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