research infrastructures

25/8/2021: EC Tenders of Interest to INESC, Work as an Expert, LIFE Training, MSCA opportunities, Research Infrastructures, Energy and Sustainability, Science Advice

In today’s Morning Brief:
– Work as an expert – Research Executive Agency
– Full list of the LIFE programme training videos
– MSCA Postdoctoral Fellowships, Doctoral networks and Staff Exchanges
– Research Infrastructures – ESFRI Days 2021
– People at the centre of sustainable energy solutions
– Bridging the gap between climate science and policy – a report by Science Business and Elsevier

EU TENDERS
– Clean Sky Joint Undertaking
– European Centre for Disease Prevention and Control (ECDC)
– European Climate, Infrastructure and Environment Executive Agency (CINEA)
– European Commission, DG Agriculture and Rural Developement (AGRI)
– European Commission, DG Competition (COMP)
– European Commission, DG Defence Industry and Space (DEFIS)
– European Commission, DG Education,Youth, Sport and Culture (EAC)
– European Commission, DG Energy (ENER)
– European Commission, DG Health and Food Safety (SANTE)
– European Commission, DG Mobility and Transport (MOVE)
– European Commission, DG for Climate Action (CLIMA)
– European Commission, DG for Communications Networks, Content and Technology (CONNECT)
– European Commission, DG for Environment (ENV)

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14/7/2021: JRC calls for nuclear research infrastructures, Agri-Food survey, financing for tech start-ups, Open Science Cloud, EU digital sovereignty, and EuroHPC approved

In today’s Morning Brief:
– JRC research infrastructures – 4 calls to access nuclear research infrastructures
– Agri-Food TEF survey and workshop material
– Venture capital fund to finance tech start-ups
– Public private partnership for the EU Open Science Cloud
– Software industry needs more EU digital sovereignty
– Supercomputing partnership EuroHPC gets final approval

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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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02/7/2021: Horizon Europe Programme Guide, New Cancer Data HUB, Climate Change and Inequality in the EU, EU Digital COVID Certificate, Construction of World’s Largest Radio Telescope

In today’s Morning Brief:
– Participating in Horizon Europe: Programme Guide
– New cancer data hub to support Horizon Europe mission
– How climate change will widen Europe’s divides
– EU Digital COVID Certificate enters into application in the EU
– Green Light Given For Construction Of World’s Largest Radio Telescope Arrays

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01/7/2021: ESFRI new 2021 Roadmap, ERC new President, Slovenian Presidency starts, EU-Africa, Synergies, Germany investment in R&I, European Defence Fund, Strategy for Rural Areas, Energy Transition

In today’s Morning Brief:
– ESFRI announces the 11 new Research Infrastructures to be included in its Roadmap 2021
– Maria Leptin appointed next President of the European Research Council
– Slovenian Presidency of the EU starts today
– Commissions launch one-stop-shops for EU-Africa cooperation in research and innovation
– The CoR and the Joint Research Centre step up their cooperation to pilot Smart Specialisation Strategies for Sustainability in EU regions
– Germany presents it High Tech Strategy 2025 goal: to lead the world in the next tech revolution
– Defence Industry: the Commission kick-starts the European Defence Fund with €1.2 billion and awards 26 new industrial cooperation projects for more than €158 million
– Long-term vision for rural areas: for stronger, connected, resilient, prosperous EU rural areas
– Decisive action needed now to achieve energy transition by 2050, EU science advisers say

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25/6/2021: HE Information Days, initiative for women-led start-ups, gender equality in PT research, HE research infrastructures, partnerships and associations, European Knowledge Act, banking innovation workshop, and the EU COVID certificate

In today’s Morning Brief:
– Reminder: Horizon Europe Information Days start next week (28 June – 9 July)
– EIC initiative for women founders of deep-tech start-ups
– Elsevier report: Portugal approaches gender equality in research
– Horizon Europe calls for research Infrastructures
– EC signs 11 Horizon Europe partnerships
– Horizon Europe associations: agreement to be reached by end of the year
– University stakeholders call for a European Knowledge Act
– Critical Chain Workshop (28 June)
– EU Digital COVID Certificate is active in 16 EU countries

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16/6/2021: HE Work Programmes published, New HT podcast on POCUS, launch of 11 HE partnerships, Launch of EIT, ERC Gender Equality Plan, COVID19 and Research Infrastructures, UNESC Science Report 2021, EU-US relations

Horizon Europe Work Programmes for 2021-2022 published || The INSIDER: New Health Technologies podcast on POCUS (Point of Care Ultrasound) || Launch of first 11 Horizon Europe industrial partnerships || Launch of EIT under a renewed paradigm || ERC Gender Equality Plan || How COVID-19 changed Research Infrastructures || UNESCO Science Report 2021: global research spending increased almost 20% || Biden in Brussels: a new phase in the strained EU-US relations?

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11/6/2021: Horizon Europe launch, EIC Overseas Trade Fairs, IP Enforcement Summit, EIB funds IE University, research infrastructures, EU semiconductor manufacturing, and EU 2030 digital targets

In today’s Morning Brief: Member states call for Horizon Europe to go full steam ahead || Open Call: The EIC launches the Overseas Trade Fairs Programme 2.0 || International IP Enforcement Summit 2021 || EIB supports IE University in Spain with a financing plan of up to €30 million || ESFRI: the coronavirus pandemic changed research infrastructures || Intel answers EU call to scale up European capacity for semiconductor chips || Analysis: EU will fall short of meeting 2030 digital targets

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