Universities

27/10/2021: Sixth report on the State of the Energy Union, Maria Leptin takes up post as Head of the ERC, COP26, and more.

In today’s Morning Brief:
– Sixth Report on the State of the Energy Union;

– Science Europe Panel: Empowering Policy Makers with Informed Scientific Knowledge to Address the Climate Crisis;
– As COP26 Approaches, European Universities lag on Fossil Fuel Divestment;
– Maria Leptin takes up post as Head of the ERC;
– European Academies call for more equitable Access Publishing;
– New €1.5 Billion Call for Green Technology Demonstrators.

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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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29/9/2021: Smart cities, Erasmus+ and MSCA, food systems research, PPPs, strategic autonomy and transatlantic relations, HE association agreements, AI global effect, LNG for maritime transport

In today’s Morning Brief:
– INESC Health technologies R&I Roadmap: a vision for 2030
– EC workshop on the Climate-Neutral and Smart Cities Mission
– New brief on links between Erasmus+ and MSCA
– EU vows €140 million for sustainable food systems research abroad
– Deal on the 10 EU Public Private Partnerships is now complete
– EU Competitive Council (28 Sept): focused on global approach to innovation, strategic autonomy and gender parity
– Norway and Iceland: first associated country-members to Horizon Europe
– EC and its Western Balkan and Turkish partners concluded HE association negotiations
– Strategic autonomy in practice: the case of EU-US relations
– Will AI ease or exacerbate global instability?
– Lack of green maritime fuels makes liquid natural gas a necessity says Commission
– Webinar series: “A new world? Universities in changing international relations”

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23/9/2021: EU Partnerships update, HUB workshop on AI & Robotics, ERA Pact for R&I, Green Deal Series events & other relevant EU R&I news bytes

In today’s Morning Brief:
– European Partnerships – Update on the Legislative Process
– HUB workshop on PPP AI & Robotics
– ERA Pact for R&I – next steps
– Various Running ERA Studies of Interest
– MEPs against inclusion of ‘do no significant harm’ principle in Horizon Europe
– UK sets out ‘pro-innovation’ AI rules, in further move away from Brussels
– Europeans strongly support science and technology according to new Eurobarometer survey
– Agriculture: Launch of an annual EU organic day
– More on the State of the Union address
– Pathways to the future – A follow-up to “Universities without walls – A vision for 2030”
– Fraunhofer organises Green Deal Series: “Offshore Wind as a cornerstone of the European Green Deal” on 12 October 2021

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25/6/2021: HE Information Days, initiative for women-led start-ups, gender equality in PT research, HE research infrastructures, partnerships and associations, European Knowledge Act, banking innovation workshop, and the EU COVID certificate

In today’s Morning Brief:
– Reminder: Horizon Europe Information Days start next week (28 June – 9 July)
– EIC initiative for women founders of deep-tech start-ups
– Elsevier report: Portugal approaches gender equality in research
– Horizon Europe calls for research Infrastructures
– EC signs 11 Horizon Europe partnerships
– Horizon Europe associations: agreement to be reached by end of the year
– University stakeholders call for a European Knowledge Act
– Critical Chain Workshop (28 June)
– EU Digital COVID Certificate is active in 16 EU countries

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