Renewable energy

02/02/2022: Deep tech in the agrisector, , Digital Identitity, Research Infrastructures, Ethics in ERC, Lump sum funding and more.

In today’s Morning Brief:
– Deep Tech in the Agrisector – a podcast episode with Armando Fernandes (INOV);
– ICRI – International Conference on Research Infrastructures;
– Ethics in ERC projects, Seminar, 17 February;
– Member States break European Innovation Council’s work programme deadlock;
– Renewables on the rise, coal continuously falling;
– Plans for lump-sum funding in Horizon Europe move forward amid scepticism;
– Digital Identity: Leveraging the SSI Concept to Build Trust;
– Identification and assessment of existing and draft EU legislation in the digital field;
– Turning harmful CO2 into useful chemicals;
– High electricity prices, renewables and windfall profits – all paid for by EU citizens.

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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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08/12/2021: Webinar on renewable energy technologies, call for further investment in European R&I, new tool to monitor EU countries’ resilience, and more.

In today’s Morning Brief:
– Webinar: Integration of offshore renewable energy technologies;
– Call for additional €4B investment in European research infrastructures;
– New digital tool helps EU countries monitor their resilience;
– EU to increase cooperation on rare diseases;
– US to push ‘democracy-affirming technology’ with prizes and research projects.

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30/11/2021: WG Agro Workshop, Science Europe on Research Culture in the ERA, European Commission launches a new tool for transfers of renewable energy, and more.

In today’s Morning Brief:
– The Commission launches a new tool to facilitate statistical transfers of renewable energy;
– WG Agro Workshop;
– Science Europe launches a vision for Research Culture in the ERA;
– A Soil Deal for Europe;
– Commission hosts second matchmaking event to speed up the development and production of COVID-19 vaccines;
– Europe’s climate legislation must work for citizens, says Spanish lawmaker;

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27/7/2021: State aid exemptions, working group on offshore renewable energies, report on food systems, new steel&coal projects, EARTO on partnerships, and Spain funds more science missions

In today’s Morning Brief:
– State Aid exemptions: more money for research
– Commission launches call for expression of interest for working group on offshore renewable energies
– Report “Co-creating knowledge for food systems transformation”
– Approved 25 new steel and coal projects supporting the European Green Deal
– EARTO recommendations on European Partnerships
– Spain announces €141M for science missions in 2022

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19/7/2021: Pact for R&I in Europe, struggle with HE 2022 budget, ERC 2022, industrial partnerships, EIC call for project portfolio managers, LIFE CET call, R&I regulations for the Green Deal, renewable energy directive, data governance, and the Industrial Forum

In today’s Morning Brief:
– Commission adopts proposal for a Pact for R&I in Europe
– European Research Council to award €2.4B in 2022
– Parliament tries to fight back on proposed cut to 2022 HE budget while Commission pushes for more investment
– Parliament to settle on recommendations for 10 industrial partnerships
– EIC seeks six project portfolio managers
– First LIFE 2021 call on clean energy transition
– New laws and regulations bind R&I programmes to Green Deal targets
– Renewable Energy Directive
– Data governance: new rules to boost data sharing across the EU
– New Industrial Forum collaborative platform

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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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6/7/2021: Europe’s largest electrolyser, Eurobarometer survey, renewable energy directive, building digitalisation, Farm2Fork, and Iberian energy webinar

In today’s Morning Brief:
– Launch of Europe’s largest electrolyser for clean hydrogen
– Eurobarometer Survey: Europeans consider climate change to be the most serious problem facing the world
– The EU renewable energy directive and innovation
– Cost/benefit analysis for Building Information Modelling (BIM)
– Farm 2 Fork: new Code of Conduct for companies and associations
– Webinar “Iberian Electricity Market Simulation” (13 July)

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