24/05/2022: European Partnerships under Horizon Europe, INESC TEC, OECD-EARTO Joint Study, EIT Summit, and more.

In today’s Morning Brief:
– First report on the performance of European Partnerships under Horizon Europe;
– INESC TEC won a competition at National Robotics Festival;
– OECD-EARTO Joint Study – The contribution of RTOs to socio-economic recovery, resilience and transitions;
– EU must define raw material needs in transition from Russian energy, EIT summit hears;
– Commission presents a Therapeutics Innovation Booster to identify and support new treatments for COVID-19;
– New DFG position paper on Academic Publishing and Research Assessment;
– “Wake up!” – EU-funded project calls on young citizens to engage in co-creating sustainable and greener cities;
– EARTO Case Studies on Technology Infrastructures;
– Social Climate Fund: Parliament’s ideas for a just energy transition;

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18/05/2022: Climate Change, Artificial Intelligence, Russian gas supply, Partnerships for Regional Innovation, and more.

In today’s Morning Brief:
– Renewable energy industry says EU fund for clean tech is failing its mission;
– The Guild: Diversity, sustainability and quality must be the hallmarks of academic publishing in Europe;
– Climate change: MEPs push for accelerated EU action and energy independence;
– EU and US edge closer together on AI at latest Trade and Technology Council meeting;
– Open Call: New EU TalentOn invites young, academic talent to find solutions for our most pressing challenges;
– Commission launches EPREL database to help consumers on energy efficient products;
– LEAK: EU countries urged to prepare for Russian gas ‘supply shock’;
– Forging sustainable timber construction in Europe;
– President Zelensky urges US universities to help rebuild Ukraine’s higher education system;
– Partnerships for Regional Innovation: 63 regions, seven cities and four Member States selected for Pilot Action.

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06/05/2022: ‘The Insider’ new episode with Jana Kolar, Sustainability, Energy, Switzerland and HE, Future of Europe, Hydrogen, and more.

In today’s Morning Brief:
– ‘The Insider’ – new episode with Jana Kolar, the Chair of ESFRI;
– Academia needs ‘significant changes’ to reach sustainability;
– Interactive publication on energy: 2022 edition;
– Swiss on the hunt for new research partners outside the EU as Horizon Europe exclusion continues;
– Future of Europe: Conference Plenary agrees to final set of proposals;
– CO2 Reduction Potential of the Chemical Industry through Carbon Capture and Utilisation (CCU);
– EU and US move to control risk of dangerous pathogens escaping from labs;
– EFCA and EUSPA formalise inter-agency cooperation related to the maritime domain;
– Hydrogen: Commission supports industry commitment to boost by tenfold electrolyser manufacturing capacities in the EU;
– Parliament gives EU a push to move faster on artificial intelligence;
– Finding missing links of black hole astronomy;
– European Global Navigation Satellite System Service Demonstrator;
– European Institute of Innovation and Technology to consolidate support in less innovative regions;
– Webinars for Applicants and Participants in EU-projects.

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26/04/2022: Post COVID-19 world, Circular Cities and Regions Initiative, Digital Services Act, Sustainability, EUSEW Awards, and more.

In today’s Morning Brief:
– After the new normal: Scenarios for Europe in the post Covid-19 world;
– Circular Cities and Regions Initiative;
– Biotech industry calls for rule revamp to enable innovation and market take up;
– EU institutions reach agreement on Digital Services Act;
– Digital Services Act: Agreement for a transparent and safe online environment;
– Shaping the Climate Transition: Citizens take the floor;
– Sustainable Chemicals: Commission advances work on restrictions of harmful chemical substances;
– 157 project proposals submitted to latest promotion of agricultural products’ calls;
– Commission delays giving new cybersecurity centre full autonomy;
– German government approves funds for quantum research at DESY;
– EUSEW Awards 2022;
– Webinar: Leadership for strategic change and development in teaching and learning in European universities;
– Second Extraordinary Industrial Forum meeting addresses impact of Russia’s invasion of Ukraine on EU industries;
– Recent boom in aquaculture under threat in the Black Sea region.

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05/04/2022: MSCA programme, AI harmonisation, EIT Health Fund, Stick to Science, EU Missions, Fishery and Aquaculture, and more..

In today’s Morning Brief:
– MSCA awards €405 million for doctoral programmes;
– Is global AI harmonisation actually achievable?;
– Info session on the European Chip Act;
– KDT Consultation Workshop on Silicon Photonics;
– Stick to Science builds a second wave;
– EIT Health fund for tech talent in healthcare seeks industry sponsors;
– Commission activates crisis measures to financially support fishery and aquaculture sectors;
– Event: Spotlight on EU Missions;
– The role of tech in EU sustainability.

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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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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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