08/04/2022: ‘The Insider’, EIC Women Leadership Programme, Societal Transformations in the Digital Age, Wind and Nuclear Energy, Military Research, and more.

In today’s Morning Brief:
– ‘The Insider’ – new episode featuring Carlos Henggeler, INESC Coimbra’s President;
– EIC awards €145 million in challenge-drive call for research projects;
– EU space agency calls on space innovators to aid humanitarian efforts in Ukraine;
– Societal Transformations in the Digital Age: Opportunities for Interdisciplinary Research in Horizon Europe;

– FAO launches new phase of agriculture policy initiative with $11 million grant from the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation;
– New EUFOMA Talk: From Revolution to Evolution – The Fishery and Aquaculture Market in a Post COVID-19 World;
– Open Call – EIC Women Leadership Programme;
– Should scientists study how to dim the sun?;

– INESC-ID welcomes EMBL Olissipo Researchers;
– Converting wastewater into clean water: The AFTERLIFE project presents its results;
– UK unveils wind and nuclear focused energy plan following gas price hikes;
– The economic benefits of climate action will outweigh the costs, IPCC report finds;
– Science goes to war: Western allies step up collaboration in military research;
– New European Bauhaus: Commission launches ‘NEB LAB’ with new projects;

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11/03/2022: Technology for detecting presence of antibiotics in water, REPowerEU, FAO publication on agri-food, and more.

In today’s Morning Brief:
– Technology allows detecting the presence of antibiotics in environmental waters with a mobile phone;
– REPowerEU: Joint European action for more affordable, secure and sustainable energy;
– New EU rules for international research already outpaced by shifting geopolitics;
– Using foresight to prepare what the future may bring for tomorrow’s food;
– Viewpoint: Time for a long-term strategy on Russian science relations and academic collaborations;
– Commission seeks views on reviewing rules on hazardous substances in electrical and electronic equipment;
– France to invest €1 billion in nuclear reactor R&I;
– New method matches drugs with faulty DNA replication, helping identify childhood cancer drug candidates.

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03/02/2022: ERC Calls 2023, Europol reform, EC Complementary Climate Delegated Act, young researcher mobility scheme, launch of the European Cancer Inequalities Registry, and more.

In today’s Morning Brief:
– Europol reform: agreement between EP and Council to boost data analysis and safeguards;
– EU Taxonomy: Commission presents Complementary Climate Delegated Act to accelerate decarbonization;
– Coimbra Universities opens young researcher mobility scheme;
– The launch event of the European Cancer Inequalities Registry (ECIR);
– New approach to enable global leadership of EU standards promoting values and a resilient, green and digital Single Market;
– ‘Imperfect but real solution’ – Brussels weathers backlash over gas and nuclear;

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13/01/2022: Deep Tech: what is and why it matters (Ep.2 The Insider), Info Days on Missions and Agriculture, Sustainable energy calls for projects, Nuclear energy, and more.

In today’s Morning Brief:
– Deep Tech: what it is and why it matters (Episode 2 – The Insider);
– Save the date: Info-days for EU Missions to take place between 18 and 19 January 2022;
– Online Info Day on the 2022 AGRI Calls for Proposals;
– EU-Catalyst Partnership: Request for proposals of pioneering green technology projects is launched;
– First episode of the All-Atlantic Talks Podcast;
– 25% of EU electricity production from nuclear sources;
– Choosing between data security and data sharing should not be an option;
– Put co-innovation at the heart of EU green third-party relations;

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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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7/7/2021: ESFRI chair, Connecting Europe programme, EU-US cooperation, nuclear research, EU Green Bonds, energy-efficient buildings, and Green Cities awards

In today’s Morning Brief:
– Jana Kolar elected chair of EU research infrastructure forum (ESFRI)
– €30 billion for infrastructure projects connecting EU regions
– CEOs of European multinationals call for greater R&D cooperation with the US
– Calls for open access projects in JRC Nuclear Research Infrastructures
– Commission investments in nuclear research to include synergies with health, AI & robotics, among others
– New strategy to make the EU’s financial system more sustainable and new European Green Bond Standard
– Climate targets: EU bets on energy-efficient buildings
– Valongo (Portugual) among the ten finalists of the European Green City Award

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