Portugal

15/04/2022: EIC seeks partners, Green Deal, Eureka innovation awards in Portugal, EUA call for applications, Artificial Intelligence, and more.

In today’s Morning Brief:
– European Innovation Council seeks partners for training and financing innovators;
– ESA halts cooperation with Russia on three lunar missions;
– Green Deal: EU announces €1 billion worth of commitments to protect the ocean;
– Eureka to host innovation awards in Portugal;
– Cleaning Poland’s air: EU hopes for green heating from Warsaw;
– Shaping the climate transition: Citizens take the floor;
– Call for applications: Task-and-finish group on the Green Deal for EUA;
– Électricité de France (EDF) announces launch of decarbonised hydrogen plan;
– Artificial intelligence tool could revolutionise neurological diagnoses.

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07/04/2022: European Biotech Week 2022, DBE Lunch Seminar, Fossil Fuels, Radiation, Childhood Cancer, Green Deal, and more.

In today’s Morning Brief:
– European Biotech Week 2022;
– DBE Lunch Seminar: An Engineering perspective on 5P Medicine – Current research and a roadmap proposal;
– Commission’s Technical Support Instrument to help 17 Member States curb their reliance on Russian fossil fuels;
– Ensuring radiation protection: Commission takes Portugal to court to guarantee citizens’ protection from ionising radiation-exposure risks;
– Childhood cancer experts urge inclusion of UK and Swiss researchers in EU projects;
– Commission presents a new strategy to become climate-neutral by 2030;
– Green Deal: Modernising EU industrial emissions rules to steer large industry in long-term green transition;
– NASA plays down Russia’s threat to halt International Space Station cooperation.

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18/03/2022: Ethics of AI and Democracy, 2022 AI Index Report, EU hails Intel investment for Chips Act, EU cohesion policy, and more.

In today’s Morning Brief:
– UK Research and Innovation Strategy 2022-2027;
– Emerging trends and technologies: a horizon scan for global public health;
– EU hails €80 billion Intel investment as first success for Chips Act;
– ESFRI statement on the Russian aggression towards Ukraine;
– European Research Council awards another batch of scientists as UK and Swiss continue to face uncertainty;
– Ethics of AI and Democracy: UNESCO recommendations insights;
– 2022 AI Index Report – Stanford University;
– EU cohesion policy: More than 1.5 million EU-funded projects accessible in new public platform;
– Spain, Portugal, Italy and Greece to push for energy market reform;
– European Space Agency scraps plans for Mars mission with Russia;
– The Horizon Papers: Draft work programmes leak again;
– Stakeholder consultation on electricity market design;
– Portugal seeks to position itself as Europe’s ‘new gateway for gas’;
– Food systems can lead the way to net zero, if we act now;
– IAEA and EU discuss nuclear safety and security in Ukraine;
– Russian labs run out of equipment as sanctions begin to bite.

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05/01/2022: Portugal’s new ERA spending target, what Horizon Europe will look like this year, R&D ideas for better collaboration, and more.

In today’s Morning Brief:
– Portugal aims to reach 3% ERA spending target by 2030;
– 2022 will put Horizon Europe research missions to the test;
– Research group aims to fix the way the world collaborates on technology;
– Reform the way the world works together – or doesn’t – on R&D;
– Scientific ‘war for talent’ heats up as pandemic restrictions ease.

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02/12/2021: WG Agro/META4 Workshop, Microplastics call for evidence, Health and Food Audits Analysis Programme for 2022 released, and more.

In today’s Morning Brief:
– WG Agro/META4 Workshop;
– Microplastics: Contribute to call for evidence ahead of new proposal;
– Commission announces €272M for European Universities alliances;
– Commission publishes its Health and Food Audits Analysis Programme for 2022;
– Finland sets up its first quantum computer;
– Fraunhofer develops IT solutions for stable supply chains;
– Reforming research assessment: The way forward;
– Portugal exceeds limits for all environmental categories, study finds;
– EU Council pitches significant changes to AI Act proposal.

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05/11/2021: INESC TEC joins efforts in the OceanACT, In the Black’21 Workshop registration is open, ERC looks to award three grantees, and more.

In today’s Morning Brief:
– INESC TEC Joins Efforts in the Ocean Act;
– ERC Looks to Award Three Grantees;
– INESC TEC’s Autumn Forum;
– In the Black’21 Workshop;
– EU-funded Projects Helping with the Climate Crisis;
– Four Problems we need to solve with Solar Energy;
– Science Business Launches new Climate Ideas Live Blog;
– Research Associations Plead with Europe for UK Horizon Europe Association;
– Inside Portugal’s bid to become a ‘start-ups factory’.

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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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