UNESCO

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.

Read More »

29/11/2021: Citizen’s Energy Forum 2021, Pact for R&I approval, EC indicators of gender balance in R&I, and more.

In today’s Morning Brief:
– Evolution of the EU market share of robotics: Data and methodology
– Proposal success in Horizon 2020: A study of the influence of consortium characteristics;
– EC indicators of gender balance report in R&I (SHE Figures 2021);
– New rules for Important Projects of Common European Interest;
– UNESCO sets international open science standards;
– Commission welcomes approval of the Pact for Research and Innovation in Europe and future governance of the European Research Area;
– Citizen’s Energy Forum 2021.

Read More »

16/6/2021: HE Work Programmes published, New HT podcast on POCUS, launch of 11 HE partnerships, Launch of EIT, ERC Gender Equality Plan, COVID19 and Research Infrastructures, UNESC Science Report 2021, EU-US relations

Horizon Europe Work Programmes for 2021-2022 published || The INSIDER: New Health Technologies podcast on POCUS (Point of Care Ultrasound) || Launch of first 11 Horizon Europe industrial partnerships || Launch of EIT under a renewed paradigm || ERC Gender Equality Plan || How COVID-19 changed Research Infrastructures || UNESCO Science Report 2021: global research spending increased almost 20% || Biden in Brussels: a new phase in the strained EU-US relations?

Read More »