Western Balkans

10/02/2022: EIC online info-day, HERA programme is out, Women in academia webinar, Western Balkans fully part of Horizon Europe, and more.

In today’s Morning Brief:
– Save the date: European Innovation Council online info-day – 22 February;
– HERA: €1.3 billion plan for first year of new pandemic preparedness programme is out;
– Women in academia: Breaking the glass ceiling or rebuilding the house? – Webinar;
– Validation survey on the “Low-Carbon Industrial Technologies Roadmap for Energy-Intensive Industries;
– Latest ERC winners in limbo as expiry of UK Horizon Europe safety net looms;
– Quantum Ambitions: Strengthening Europe’s leadership;
– Albania completes the Western Balkans association to Horizon Europe;
– New Booklet – Trust in the European digital space in the age of automated bots and fakes;
– New Thematic Report: Blockchain Applications in the Healthcare Sector;
– Energy prices on the rise in the euro area in 2021;
– Opening of exploratory talks for the association of New Zealand to Horizon Europe;
– Brussels to address hazardous chemicals in EU products initiative.

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20/10/2021: SET Plan Conference 2021, potential of a joint cyber unit in Europe, EU aims to boost green investments and more

In today’s Morning Brief:
– Ukraine joins Horizon Europe and Euratom Research and Training Programme
– Foresight study sets out possible scenarios for research and innovation policies in the Western Balkans by 2035
– Germany’s likely coalition’s plans for digitalisation
– EU aims to dethrone Asia as world’s battery powerhouse
– Brussels relaunches EU fiscal reform, aiming to boost green investments
– Europe’s alternative fuels infrastructure getting a boost from new support
– Scientists call for improved research capacities of African universities to address global threats to biodiversity
– European Council adopts conclusions on exploring the potential of a joint cyber unit
– SET Plan Conference 2021
– Commission collects views on making liability rules fit for the digital age, Artificial Intelligence, and circular economy

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