Quantum

21/9/2021: Reform of the Research Assessment System, CH to fund ERC proposals, Open Access, Quantum investments, new U-Multirank HE cooperation index

In today’s Morning Brief:
– Reform of the Research Assessment System
– Switzerland will temporarily fund ERC proposals with own funds
– Monitoring the open access policy of Horizon 2020
– UK starts construction of new £93 million quantum computing centre
– New ERC President, Maria Leptin, to take over on 1st November
– U-Multirank creates new ‘Higher Education Cooperation Index’
– 2022: Year of Youth and ERASMUS as a tool to promote European Education Area

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30/7/2021: New INESC e-magazine just published, input wanted on the Future of Europe, lump-sum in HE, new HE associations, synergies amendment to State Aid exemptions, EU quantum infrastructure, health data, and the shortage of semiconductors

In today’s Morning Brief:
– New INESC publication: first issue of H magazine “Visions of the future”
– Conference on the Future of Europe: input wanted
– Lump-sum in Horizon Europe – New EC Decision
– New round of Horizon Europe associations: Armenia, Georgia, Israel, Moldova, Western Balkans, Tunisia, Turkey and Ukraine
– Commission adopted the «Synergies amendment» to the State Aid General Block Exemption Regulation (GBER)
– EU members commit to build EU quantum communication infrastructure
– EuropaBio welcomes the Health Data Space initiative
– Solutions needed for to the shortage of semiconductors in Europe

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7/6/2021: Horizon EU info days, R&I days, deal about space and quantum, Smart City Marketplace, Zero Pollution platform, hydrogen, and the digital identity wallet

In today’s Morning Brief: Horizon Europe Info Days (28 June 2021 – 9 July) || EC Research and Innovation Days (23-24 June) || Commission webinar on Horizon EU (9 June) || Deal over quantum and space research for Horizon EU || Smart City Marketplace Forum || Zero Pollution Stakeholder Platform launched by the EC and the Committee of Regions || Hydrogen sector aims for drastic price cuts by 2050 || Digital identity wallet proposal

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26/04/2021: EIT NCPs, AI in education, pact for R&I, New European Bauhaus, CAPs simplified, Climate change board, and space & quantum research ban

In today’s Morning Brief: EIT NCPs as information multipliers for EIT Community opportunities | Commission calls for experts in AI and Data in education | Public Consultation on the “Pact for research & innovation in Europe”
New European Bauhaus Competition | New rules to simplify CAPs | EU to establish climate change science advisory board | Universities across Europe urge EU to remove threat of research ban on Israel, UK and Switzerland

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