The Guild

22/04/2022: Horizon Europe, Nuclear Safety Directive, EU4Health calls, European Open Science Cloud (EOSC), Innovative Health Initiative, and more.

In today’s Morning Brief:
– Spain to put €200 million in four strategic research programmes;
– Conclusion of exploratory talks on the association of New Zealand and Canada to Horizon Europe: towards formal negotiations;
– Time to re-think the divide between academic and support staff;
– Commission publishes its second report assessing implementation of Nuclear Safety Directive;
– Who will be the Commission’s new research chief?;
– First wave of EU4Health calls 2022;
– The Guild’s universities lead the change towards sustainable behaviour;
– Europe outlines 9-step plan to save energy, Ukraine and the planet;
– European Open Science Cloud (EOSC) Policy Event;
– European State of the Climate (ESOTC) 2021 Report;
– Innovative Health Initiative (IHI) kick-off and brokerage event.

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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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14/01/2022: INESC-ID to coordinate EU project in the Energy area, Reform of Research Assessment, EU State aid revision, and more.

In today’s Morning Brief:
– INESC-ID coordinates a European project on electric mobility;
– The reform of Research Assessment: summary and presentation by EC;
– Finland will raise R&D spending to 4% of GDP;
– To raise SME competitiveness, make better use of space data;
– EC invites comments on revision of EU State aid rules for agriculture, forestry and fishery;
– CitizensHack2022;
– “Horizon Europe Coordinators’ Day on Grant Agreement Preparation” Webinar;
– Universities demand voice in EU-US Trade and Technology Council;
– The Guild universities share their experience in applying for Horizon Europe Grants;

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22/10/2021: Data Cubes, Annual Conferences, Forestry Research, Research and Innovation in 2022 and more

In today’s Morning Brief:
– Data cubes: Enabling and facilitating Earth Observation applications
– EPAA Annual Conference 2021: registration is open!
– European Cancer Summit 2021
– Joining the dots in EU forestry research
– European Commission says R&I will play a “key role” in its 2022 policy plan
– The Guild calls for enhanced support in ensuring the role of universities as central innovation actors

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