JRC

24/03/2022: Energy crisis, INESC TEC maternity tool, MSCA 2021 awards, ESFRI 20th anniversary, Agriculture, Big Tech, and more.

In today’s Morning Brief:
– Commission outlines options to mitigate high energy prices;
– Support grows for reopening Dutch gas taps amid supply crisis;
– New tool by INESC TEC detects vital signs of premature babies through non-invasive methods;
– MSCA awards €242m to the 2021 Postdoctoral Fellowships applicants;
– The ESFRI 20th Anniversary Conference: European Research Infrastructures at the heart of scientific discoveries;
– The Joint Research Centre is recruiting!;
– Event: Science Advice under pressure;
– European Commission will support agriculture and rural development in the pre-accession countries with over €900 million;
– EU allows up to €400,000 in state-aid for companies impacted by Ukraine war;
– Commission acts for global food security and for supporting EU farmers and consumers;
– War in Ukraine: Keep the pressure up on Russia and aim for energy independence;
– MTG-I weather satellite passes tests in preparation for lift-off;
– EU to unveil landmark legislation to tackle power of Big Tech.

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14/03/2022: “The Insider” new episode, InvestEU: support for investment projects, EC seeks candidates for ERC Scientific Council, and more.

In today’s Morning Brief:
– “The Insider” – new episode with Marta Agostinho from EU-Life!;
– Commission seeks candidates for the ERC Scientific Council;
– InvestEU: €19.65 billion to support investment projects across Europe;
– The Joint Research Centre and the European Training Foundation publish new report on impact investment for skills creation;
– Transport Research Arena 2022;
– Ukraine demands journal publishers and university ranking agencies stop working with Russia;
– EU-initiated impact fund oversubscribed with €300 million;
– Commission advises Member States how to improve national marine strategies;
– Canada hits science ties with Russia, creates fund for Ukrainian students;
– The EU and International Responses to People Fleeing War from Ukraine – Webinar;
– The EU can stop the import of Russian gas;
– Digital Europe Programme Info Day : Second wave of calls for proposals.

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23/02/2022: The Insider podcast with Susana Cardoso Freitas (INESC MN), INOV publication on wildfire smoke detection, ESFRI 20th anniversary conference, JRC-RTD Online workshop, and more.

In today’s Morning Brief:
– Deep Tech: Driving the Digital Transition – Microsystems and Nanotech with Susana Cardoso Freitas (INESC MN);
– Automatic early detection of wildfire smoke with visible light cameras using deep learning and visual explanation – INOV;
– ESFRI 20th anniversary conference: European Research Infrastructures at the heart of scientific discoveries;
– JRC-RTD Online workshop – “Share your views – How to support and connect policymaking in the EU and Member States with scientific research”;
– Deep Sea Mining Summit 2022;
– European Association of Research Managers and Administrators (EARMA) Conference 2022;
– European Investment Bank and Solas Capital join forces to invest in energy efficiency in buildings across the European Union;
– Discussion begins in Brussels over science sanctions in Russia;
– ENEA develops new method to synthesize molecules in tomato and yeast to cure maculopathies;
– Vaccine patent standoff at EU-Africa Summit;
– European Green Deal: Commission consults on reducing the release of microplastics into the environment;
– Regional innovation gap could hinder delivery of EU research missions;
– Energy grid operators rule out ‘all electric’ scenario for Europe;
– EIT opens database on its work;
– Commission opens €292 million call for digital technologies and cybersecurity;
– Chips Act unveiled: The (real) cost of making semiconductors.

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14/02/2022: “The Insider” – new episode with Inês de Vega on Quantum, Open Science, Blockchain and Digital Identity, Big Data & HPC, One Ocean Summit, and more.

In today’s Morning Brief:
– “The Insider” – new episode featuring Inês de Vega (IQM) on quantum;
– Making Sure Open Science Stays Open: 10 Years of Advocating Open Science Policy;
– How to make (radical) innovation agencies work;
– Blockchain and the future of Digital Identity;
– Strategy, Policy and Action for the Biden-Harris Administration;
– Towards a New Generation of Big Data & HPC Applications – new Webinar series;
– The European Commission’s Joint Research Centre is Hiring!;
– EU Non-Communicable Diseases Initiative – Submit your best practice;
– One Ocean Summit: new steps to strengthen EU leadership in protecting the ocean;
– Manifesto for EU COVID-19 Research – extended until 2023;
– 10th Anniversary of the EU Bioeconomy Strategy.

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21/01/2022: French Presidency and CEA Conferences, R&I Manifesto, Workshop on Energy Transition, Artificial Intelligence, Science Advice Under Pressure 2022.

In today’s Morning Brief:
– Save the Date(s): French Presidency of the Council of the European Union and CEA High-Level Conferences;
– Stakeholders submit R&I manifesto to Conference on the Future of Europe;
– Energy Transition Expertise Centre Stakeholder Workshop;
– New Commission strategy for universities is hard to achieve;
– European Commission’s JRC is hiring for Quantitative Policy Analysts;
– European Commission seeks revision of REACH, the EU’s chemical legislation;
– Calls for proposals to promote European agri-food products launched;
– Science Advice under Pressure 2022;
– Artificial Intelligence searches for the human touch.

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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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18/10/2021: EU Sustainable Energy Week (EUSEW) 2021, DG JRC calls for experts, Green Deal 2030 targets and agricultural production studies, and more

In today’s Morning Brief:
– Commission announces the EU Sustainable Energy Week (EUSEW) 2021
– The European Commission’s Joint Research Centre Calls for Experts on “Meaningful and ethical communications”
– Green Deal 2030 targets and agricultural production studies
– Policy Paper Presentation of the Advisory Group on R&I for Africa-Europe Cooperation
– The European Coomission concludes formal negotiations on Horizon Europe association with Israel
– Mariya Gabriel confirms UK and Switzerland can’t join Horizon Europe for now
– Macron unveils €30B innovation plan to make French industry great again
– The G7 to explore carbon pricing and green finance for developing nations

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20/7/2021: Twinning calls, Foresight report webinar, COST network for high-performance materials, Environment Action Programme, DGA, Conference on the Future of Europe, and two new batteries facilities

In today’s Morning Brief:
– Twinning calls open: deadline 18 January
– Upcoming JRC Foresight report – EARTO webinar (23 September)
– New COST network to boost development of high-performance materials
– 8th Environment Action Programme: draft framework and workshop (9 September)
– A closer look at the Data Governance Act
– Conference on the Future of Europe: space for regions and social partners
– Batteries: the UK Battery Industrialisation Centre and new BAM battery test centre

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