Sustainability

4/6/2021: Sustainable projects awards, Green City Accord, overworked academics, Bill Gates for clean energy, and research infrastructures

In today’s Morning Brief: LIFE awards for projects supporting nature, environment and climate action || Green City Accord – Online Workshop: A closer look at indicators for monitoring & reporting || Academics are overworked and underpaid, says OECD report || EU-Bill Gates set up a €820M fund to bring down the price of clean energy || Research infrastructures: DG RTD calls for global coordination

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27/05/2021: INESC article on cancer on Science Business, HUB spring meeting, EU R&I Days, strategic autonomy, Seal of Excellence, EC scientific advisors, EIT Raw Materials, wave energy, and the EU Green Week

In today’s Morning Brief: New INESC article published on Science Business: EU Cancer Mission depends on data | INESC Brussels HUB spring meeting coming up (1-2 June 2021) | European Research and Innovation Days 2021 – Registrations open | Strategic autonomy emphasized by EU and UK alike | Alternative funding needed: Commission awards Seal of Excellence certificates to 2,885 researchers | Two new members to the Group of Chief Scientific Advisors to the EC | EIT Raw Materials Summit | WaveFarm creates “plug’n’play” industrial package | EU Green Week

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05/05/2021: Renewable energy, GMOs, leaked draft on renewables and industry green transition, Digital Europe, Datathon, and a new Quantum Computing HUB

In today’s Morning Brief: EC platform for renewable energy statistics transfer | EC study on gene editing in agriculture | EU’s draft renewables law confirms 38-40% target for 2030 | EC draft measures for a rapid green transition of industries | Parliament votes €7.5B Digital Europe programme | EU Datathon 2021 | ETH Zurich founds Quantum Computing Hub

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