Technological sovereignty

20/9/2021: Work as an Expert, State of the Union address – key R&I issues, Tech and Strategic Autonomy, European Health Union, New EU Bauhaus, Meat Atlas, Elections that will define the Future of Europe

In today’s Morning Brief:
– Work as an expert – European Defence Fund
– State of the Union address by the President of the EC: key takeaways for R&I
– Technology sovereignty in practice: EC pushes chip building and cyberdefence
– Shaping and securing the EU’s Open Strategic Autonomy by 2040 and beyond
– European Health Union and the new HERA (European Health Emergency preparedness and Response Authority)
– €85M investment in 2022 for New European Bauhaus project
– Meat Atlas: facts and figures about the animals we eat
– The elections that will define the future of Europe and the EU PermReps dancing chairs

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16/7/2021: EU Council proposed cuts to HE, Switzerland out of HE, research funding for climate, new Forest Strategy, reactions to the climate package, China’s climate measures, digital sovereignty, and a webinar on HPC

In today’s Morning Brief:
– Research stakeholders against €316M proposed cut to 2022 Horizon budget
– EU suspends Swiss access to grants
– EU to raise R&D investments to reach climate goals
– Commission proposes new strategy to protect and restore EU forests
– Climate package: concerns about social and trade impact and the support of investors
– China launches a carbon trading scheme
– Digital Sovereignty at the core of the Industrial strategy debate
– Webinar “On the road to HPC: Major Challenges and New Opportunities” (22 July)

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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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5/7/2021: EIC-ERC collaboration, GÉANT network enlarged, WHO on AI for health, State Aid, EDF, energy efficiency platform and rules, EU rural areas and Green Deal blueprint for cities

In today’s Morning Brief:
– EIC and ERC strengthen collaboration in joint workshop
– FCCN first NREN to migrate to new GÉANT fibre network
– Ethics and governance of artificial intelligence for health (World Health Organisation)
– New state aid rules to facilitate researchers
– EU defence research fund to increase technological sovereignty
– Energy efficiency financing platform: DEEP 2.0
– New EU measures for energy efficiency of electric motors
– Long-term vision for EU rural areas
– A blueprint for cities to implement the EU Green Deal

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2/6/2021: HUB events yesterday, tech sovereignty, AI and blockchain, EU processor, German hydrogen projects, geothermal energy, CAP’s impact, consultation on ecodesign, and ICC City Lab

In today’s Morning Brief: Deep Tech and Forestry events yesterday | Tech sovereignty as a priority of the K4I’s innovation manifesto | Report: EU must boost AI and blockchain funding to avoid market failures | EU processor project designs European-grown test chip | Germany to invest €8 bn in large-scale hydrogen projects | Planned revision of EU renewables law opens door to geothermal | Evaluation of CAP’s impact on climate change and greenhouse gas emissions | Commission seeks public opinion on ecodesign and energy efficiency for mobile phones and tablets | 3rd ICC City Lab open sessions

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21/04/2021: EU Climate Law, GDPR for health, ERC applications boom, technology sovereignty, digital transition, research careers, and research impact in policy

In today’s Morning Brief: EU reaches a deal on the European Climate Law | Data protection in health care and health research | ERC receives record number of Starting Grants applications in first round of Horizon Europe | CEOs call for €100B technology sovereignty fund | Digital Maturity Tool and the Innovation Radar | German Research Foundation adopts charter of principles for young research careers | EARMA Policy session: The research impact agenda and its influence on institutional strategies in the European and wider international context

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26/03/2021: Open Access, Erasmus+, IP, CERN for AI, Gene editing in Agriculture, Canada and the EU

In today’s Morning Brief:
Commission launches open access research publishing platform | New 7-year Erasmus+ programme: green, digital and double the money | IP and Horizon Europe | Call for a ‘CERN for AI’ as Parliament hears warnings on risk of killing the sector with over-regulation | Gene editing in agriculture | Anniversary of the signature of the Treaty of Rome | Deep Dive – Canada and the EU: a closer partnership for boosting strategic autonomy and technology sovereignty

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