R&D

09/03/2022: INESC Institutes statement on Ukraine, INESC Brussels Hub in AICEP Magazine, 6th International Hybrid Power Systems Workshop, and more.

In today’s Morning Brief:
– INESC Institutes release statement regarding the war in Ukraine;
– INESC Brussels Hub featured in AICEP’s Portugalglobal Magazine;
– 6th International Hybrid Power Systems Workshop;
– European Forest Institute (EFI) and Wageningen Environmental Research (WUR) create new EFI Research Network;
– Universities start scoping out how to help Ukrainian academics fleeing the war;
– Commission launches #TheGreenTrack – a nature protection initiative for young people;
– InvestEU fund greenlit for €26.2 billion;
– Research organisations warn Commission of complexity in growing number of EU R&D programmes;
– Ukraine war on the brink of sparking world energy conflict.

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18/02/2022: EU renewable energy financing, 2021 EU Survey on Industrial R&D Investment Trends, Call for experts in agriculture, Silicon Valley Index 2022, and more.

In today’s Morning Brief:
– EU renewable energy financing mechanism: EU countries express interest in participation;
– The 2021 EU Survey on Industrial R&D Investment Trends;
– Europe’s bid for AI standard faces long road, EU lawmakers say;
– MEPs want to ‘roll out the red carpet’ for cancer researchers;
– EU invests over €110 million in LIFE projects for environment and climate in 11 EU countries;
– Call for experts in the Promotion of Agricultural Products Programme;
– EU launches plan for independent low-earth orbit satellite broadband communication system;
– EU Platform on Food Losses & Food Waste: Setting priorities for a new mandate (2022-2026);
– The Silicon Valley Index 2022;
– European and African universities welcome proposed AU-EU Innovation Agenda;
– EU aims to make Africa a world champion in hydrogen exports;
– Conclusions of the informal meeting of European ministers responsible for space.

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18/01/2022: Hydrogen in debate (Science Business and INESC TEC), Research careers in Spain, Zero Pollution Stakeholder Platform, EU Industry Days 2022, EIC Horizon Prize.

In today’s Morning Brief:
– H-factor: Will European R&D catalyse the clean hydrogen era?;
– Spain to consult citizens on research careers reform;
– European Green Deal: Zero Pollution Stakeholder Platform kicks off;
– EU Industry Days 2022;
– EIC Horizon Prize on Early Warning for Epidemics was awarded;
– Australian start-up wants to fight deforestation with drones;
– EU advisers concerned about plan for green labels on gas, nuclear investments.

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14/01/2022: INESC-ID to coordinate EU project in the Energy area, Reform of Research Assessment, EU State aid revision, and more.

In today’s Morning Brief:
– INESC-ID coordinates a European project on electric mobility;
– The reform of Research Assessment: summary and presentation by EC;
– Finland will raise R&D spending to 4% of GDP;
– To raise SME competitiveness, make better use of space data;
– EC invites comments on revision of EU State aid rules for agriculture, forestry and fishery;
– CitizensHack2022;
– “Horizon Europe Coordinators’ Day on Grant Agreement Preparation” Webinar;
– Universities demand voice in EU-US Trade and Technology Council;
– The Guild universities share their experience in applying for Horizon Europe Grants;

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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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27/12/2021: EU Soil Mission: submit your proposal, Imperial College is hiring academic experts in the digital revolution, news on the EU’s AI Act, and more.

In today’s Morning Brief:
– EU Soil Mission: Call for Proposals is Open,
– Imperial College searches for 13 new leaders of the digital revolution,
– A new type of powerful AI could make EU’s new law obsolete,
– EU and UK reach agreement on fishing opportunities for 2022,
– Excellent research needs open science, G6 research funders say,
– BIOGEARS: bio-based materials for sustainable European aquaculture,
– Commission reports first fall in industry R&D investment in ten years.

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08/11/2021: Cooperation on solar, green and hydrogen between India and the EU, Defence R&D coming together with ecological engineering, EU and Bill Gates team up, and more.

In today’s Morning Brief:
– EU and India develop deeper cooperation on solar, green, and hydrogen;
– Military capabilities and ecological engineering could be the next big thing in defence R&D;
– EU teams up with Bill Gates in €820M climate tech investment deal;
– Nuclear energy as the elephant in the room of COP26;
– EUA and partners call for the EC to finalise UK association to Horizon Europe;
– Agriculture research gets COP26 boost from joint US/UAE initiative;
– Leaked paper on gas and nuclear inclusion in EU Green Finance;

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