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19/05/2022: REPower EU, Green Transition, Natura 2000 awards, EU Blue Economy Report, Women in the Blue Economy, and more.

In today’s Morning Brief:
– REPower EU: A plan to rapidly reduce dependence on Russian fossil fuels and fast forward the green transition;
– Research and Innovation to REPower the EU;
– ASEM Global Lifelong Learning Week;
– Scientists from the University of Coimbra test new intelligent monitoring systems for vineyards;
– Natura 2000 Awards: EU recognises excellence in nature protection across Europe;
– EU urges building insulation push in bid to end reliance on Russian gas;
– Finland, Japan open call for research cooperation;
– EU Blue Economy report: Ocean economy fuels European green transition;
– The “Women in the Blue Economy” call for proposals is now open;
– EPFL: A new law unchains fusion energy.

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16/05/2022: INESC-ID at SciComPT, INESC TEC and a new modelling language, Energy Poverty Conference, EIT Health report, and more.

In today’s Morning Brief:
– ERC president Maria Leptin elected fellow of Royal Society;
– INESC-ID present at SciComPT 2022;
– INESC TEC team contributed to a new version of Alloy modelling language;
– Innovation and Technology Transfer in Central and Southeast Europe;
– MACUSTAR study on common cause of blindness gets regulatory nod;
– EU readies €195 billion plan to quit Russian fossil fuels;
– First report on the performance of European Partnerships under Horizon Europe;
– Mechanobiology of Cancer Summer School 2022;
– Energy Poverty Advisory Hub Conference – Moving Towards Energy Autonomy: How to Guarantee Social Inclusion;
– EIT Health publishes report on building sustainable healthcare systems;
– Bringing the best of European produce to your table;
– Viewpoint: Energy should be at the heart of EU-Japan research cooperation;
– EU-Azerbaijan – Senior officials meet to reinforce energy cooperation.

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20/04/2022: Energy Infrastructure Forum, Computational Biology, AI, DSA, Single Market Emergency Instrument, EIC, and more.

In today’s Morning Brief:
– 8th Energy Infrastructure Forum;
– Looking at life in context: Computational biology and artificial intelligence break new ground;
– Second meeting of the High-Level Construction Forum;
– Commission seeks views on the upcoming Single Market Emergency Instrument;
– Ukraine: The DSA cannot let filters blind us to war crimes;
– China denies claims its researchers paused cooperation with Russian Academy of Sciences;
– Symposium: Vaccination and the pandemic – Lessons from behavioural sciences;
– Workshop: European Innovation Council (EIC) funding opportunities for space start-ups and SMEs.

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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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12/04/2022: NeuralShift, INESC TEC in the Azores, Science for Policy in Portugal, EuroScience Open Forum 2022, and more.

In today’s Morning Brief:
– UK institutions win £15 million government bid to develop software for world’s largest radio telescope;
– Finland appoints experts to create a long-term R&I investment plan;
– OPEC tells EU it’s not possible to replace potential Russian oil supply loss;
– NeuralShift: Spinning-off Artificial Intelligence;
– INESC TEC carried out scientific monitoring of the seismic-volcanic activity on the Azores;
– Science for Policy in Portugal;
– EU strengthens climate and energy cooperation with Egypt in view of COP27;
– EuroScience Open Forum 2022;
– European Commission and European Patent Office (EPO) co-organise annual conference of PATLIB centres;
– UK to finalise world’s first subsidy for clean hydrogen production by end of the year.

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11/04/2022: Energy Security, Destination Earth, ‘The Insider’, ERC ultimatum to UK grant winners, Clean Technology Projects, and more.

In today’s Morning Brief:
– Universities call for long-term, flexible EU support for scholars at risk;
– Energy security: Commission hosts first meeting of EU Energy Purchase Platform;
– Destination Earth: New digital twin of the Earth will help tackle climate change and protect nature;
– ‘The Insider’ – new episode featuring Carlos Henggeler, INESC Coimbra’s President;
– UK winners of EU grants given two-month ultimatum;
– EU agrees on fifth package of restrictive measures against Russia;
– Commission makes €100 million available for innovative clean technology projects;
– EU industrial technology roadmap calls for full speed development and scaling up of innovative low-carbon technologies;
– Introducing the Global Health EDCTP3 Joint Undertaking.

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30/03/2022: Science Europe Conference 2022, #EULife22 Info Days, Tunisia joins Horizon Europe, Swiss Horizon Europe fund awards €54 million, and more.

In today’s Morning Brief:
– Science Europe Open Science Conference 2022;
– Allocating core public funding to universities in Europe: State of play & principles;
– Save the Date: #EULife22 Info Days;
– Scientists fear excluding Russia from Arctic research will derail climate change effort;
– The Republic of Tunisia joins Horizon Europe;
– Gas energy communities: Little added value, big risks;
– Swiss Horizon Europe backstop fund awards €54 million to 24 start-ups;
– Defence agency reports increased funding for research and technology;
– How and why to say ‘no’ to colleagues and collaborators.

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28/03/2022: EU and Japan, Climate Change, Horizon Europe Partners, Cancer Research, BlueInvest, and more.

In today’s Morning Brief:
– The EU and Japan underline close cooperation on energy issues;
– Clean urban transition at the centre of the Smart Cities Marketplace Forum;
– Europe needs a smarter way out of Russian gas;
– Commission invites regions and communities to join the Mission Adaptation to Climate Change;
– Practical insights into Horizon Europe partner search;
– Workshop on Cancer Research, Biological & Molecular Basis, 11th Edition;
– BlueInvest: Commission and EIB agree to mobilise €500 million with new equity fund for blue economy;
– Webinar: Personnel costs for Legal & Financial NCPs;
– Eurobarometer: EU SMEs working towards sustainability;
– The 2nd set of calls under the Digital Europe Programme are now open!;
– EU climate policy has become key in securing peace, energy and independence.

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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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