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European Commission: public consultation on defining an EU climate target for 2040

The European Climate Law calls on the European Commission to make a proposal to set an intermediate Union-wide climate target for 2040 with a view to achieving the climate neutrality objective by 2050 and to publish a report on the projected indicative GHG budget for 2030-2050.


Horizon Europe Coordinators´ Day on grant management

The European Commission is organising another Horizon Europe Coordinators' Day on 8 June 2023 from 9:30 to 12:40. This edition of the event will focus on grant management.


New version of Annotated Model Grant Agreement published

The European Commission recently published a new version of the Annotated Model Grant Agreement (AGA) for Horizon Europe on the Funding & Tenders Portal. The document is still a draft version that does not yet contain explanations for all articles of the Model Grant Agreement and is therefore marked as version 1.0 Draft.



ESFRI: Strategic analysis of the research infrastructure landscape

ESFRI cordially invites Research Infrastructures (RI) of European importance and other ESFRI Stakeholder Forum members to provide their insights on topics of the current work plan (for example RI Landscape Analysis) by responding to Stakeholder Forum calls. To do so, you need to register as a member of the ESFRI Stakeholder Forum. Written contributions to the Landscape Analysis will be accepted until 7 April 2023. A further opportunity for feedback on the draft Landscape Analysis will be provided at an ESFRI workshop in September 2023, to which separate invitations will be issued.


EU Knowledge Valorisation Week 2023: Registration open

This year's EU Knowledge Valorisation Week, from 25 to 28 April 2023, invites research and innovation actors to engage on best practices, opportunities and challenges of knowledge valorisation policies, investments, capacities and skills by showcasing inspiring practices, sharing experiences and stimulating cross-border dialogue.


Funding & Tenders Portal - the 2-factor authentication procedure is coming!

The changeover of the login procedure to 2-factor authentication (2FA) has been announced in the Funding & Tenders Portal for some time - it has now been confirmed that the changeover will come into effect within the next few months.The changeover from the previous login procedure via simple password entry to 2-factor authentication (2FA) has been announced in the Funding & Tenders Portal for some time - it has now been confirmed that the changeover will come into force within the next few months.


European Commission invests €1.3 billion in digital transformation and cybersecurity

The European Commission is providing almost €1.3 billion for two multi-annual work programmes for the Digital Europe programme. The aim is to strengthen Europe's technological sovereignty and develop digital solutions for public administrations and businesses.


Scholarship Program for Bavarian and Israeli Early Career Researchers

Research and innovation are central to the bilateral relations between Bavaria and Israel. Nowadays, Bavarian-Israeli scientific relations cover almost all areas of research: health, energy, foodtech, agriculture, artificial intelligence, social science and humanities, to name just a few that reflect the broad field of common interests. 


Extension of the UK's Horizon Europe guarantee

The United Kingdom (UK) government has again extended its commitment to provide replacement funding for UK participants in Horizon Europe. The "guarantee" now covers all calls in Horizon Europe with a submission deadline before or on 30 June 2023.


New Director-General for Research and Innovation

The European Commission has decided to transfer in the interests of the service Marc Lemaître to the function of Director-General in the Directorate-General for Research and Innovation (DG RTD). This Commission department is responsible for EU policy on research, science and innovation, with a view to help create growth and jobs and tackle our biggest societal challenges. The decision will take effect on 16 February 2023.


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