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EU launches new Digital Europe calls for cyber resilience
<div style="color: #222222; font-family: Arial, Helvetica, sans-serif; font-size: small; background-color: #ffffff;">The European Commission has launched a call for proposals on innovative cybersecurity technologies under the Digital Europe programme.<br /><br />A total of &euro;176.5 million worth of grants will go towards improving the tools and infrastructures for enhanced cybersecurity cooperation between the Member States and the Commission.<br /><br />The calls are open until 15 February 2023 to entities from the EU Member States, EFTA/EEA countries.</div> <div style="color: #222222; font-family: Arial, Helvetica, sans-serif; font-size: small; background-color: #ffffff;"><span style="color: #0a0a0a; font-family: 'Open Sans', 'Helvetica Neue', Helvetica, Roboto, Arial, sans-serif; font-size: 16px;">More details are available&nbsp;</span><a style="color: #0767a1; box-sizing: inherit; line-height: inherit; text-decoration-line: none; font-family: 'Open Sans', 'Helvetica Neue', Helvetica, Roboto, Arial, sans-serif; font-size: 16px;" href="https://eur05.safelinks.protection.outlook.com/?url=https%3A%2F%2Fec.europa.eu%2Finfo%2Ffunding-tenders%2Fopportunities%2Fportal%2Fscreen%2Fopportunities%2Ftopic-search%3BcallCode%3DDIGITAL-ECCC-2022-CYBER-03%3BfreeTextSearchKeyword%3D%3BmatchWholeText%3Dtrue%3BtypeCodes%3D1%2C0%3BstatusCodes%3D31094501%2C31094502%2C31094503%3BprogrammePeriod%3D2021%2520-%25202027%3BprogramCcm2Id%3D43152860%3BprogramDivisionCode%3Dnull%3BfocusAreaCode%3Dnull%3Bdestination%3Dnull%3Bmission%3Dnull%3BgeographicalZonesCode%3Dnull%3BprogrammeDivisionProspect%3Dnull%3BstartDateLte%3Dnull%3BstartDateGte%3Dnull%3BcrossCuttingPriorityCode%3Dnull%3BcpvCode%3Dnull%3BperformanceOfDelivery%3Dnull%3BsortQuery%3DsortStatus%3BorderBy%3Dasc%3BonlyTenders%3Dfalse%3BtopicListKey%3DtopicSearchTablePageState&amp;data=05%7C01%7Cflorin.zubascu%40sciencebusiness.net%7C3d603a1b842544e9b8ea08dac8aef468%7Ca94826151c0641f489afd1777ec04ad1%7C0%7C0%7C638042950995807591%7CUnknown%7CTWFpbGZsb3d8eyJWIjoiMC4wLjAwMDAiLCJQIjoiV2luMzIiLCJBTiI6Ik1haWwiLCJXVCI6Mn0%3D%7C3000%7C%7C%7C&amp;sdata=w261FvMWLyJ2%2BM8fTJasaTH4zIkvbaZ5vBiRQ9Rfx6g%3D&amp;reserved=0" target="_blank" rel="noopener" data-saferedirecturl="https://www.google.com/url?q=https://eur05.safelinks.protection.outlook.com/?url%3Dhttps%253A%252F%252Fec.europa.eu%252Finfo%252Ffunding-tenders%252Fopportunities%252Fportal%252Fscreen%252Fopportunities%252Ftopic-search%253BcallCode%253DDIGITAL-ECCC-2022-CYBER-03%253BfreeTextSearchKeyword%253D%253BmatchWholeText%253Dtrue%253BtypeCodes%253D1%252C0%253BstatusCodes%253D31094501%252C31094502%252C31094503%253BprogrammePeriod%253D2021%252520-%2525202027%253BprogramCcm2Id%253D43152860%253BprogramDivisionCode%253Dnull%253BfocusAreaCode%253Dnull%253Bdestination%253Dnull%253Bmission%253Dnull%253BgeographicalZonesCode%253Dnull%253BprogrammeDivisionProspect%253Dnull%253BstartDateLte%253Dnull%253BstartDateGte%253Dnull%253BcrossCuttingPriorityCode%253Dnull%253BcpvCode%253Dnull%253BperformanceOfDelivery%253Dnull%253BsortQuery%253DsortStatus%253BorderBy%253Dasc%253BonlyTenders%253Dfalse%253BtopicListKey%253DtopicSearchTablePageState%26data%3D05%257C01%257Cflorin.zubascu%2540sciencebusiness.net%257C3d603a1b842544e9b8ea08dac8aef468%257Ca94826151c0641f489afd1777ec04ad1%257C0%257C0%257C638042950995807591%257CUnknown%257CTWFpbGZsb3d8eyJWIjoiMC4wLjAwMDAiLCJQIjoiV2luMzIiLCJBTiI6Ik1haWwiLCJXVCI6Mn0%253D%257C3000%257C%257C%257C%26sdata%3Dw261FvMWLyJ2%252BM8fTJasaTH4zIkvbaZ5vBiRQ9Rfx6g%253D%26reserved%3D0&amp;source=gmail&amp;ust=1669097855323000&amp;usg=AOvVaw1OQrYDYTYsxhIv49ik4rYy">here</a><span style="color: #0a0a0a; font-family: 'Open Sans', 'Helvetica Neue', Helvetica, Roboto, Arial, sans-serif; font-size: 16px;">.</span><br /><br />Reference Link:&nbsp;<a style="color: #1155cc;" href="https://sciencebusiness.net/live-blog/horizon-blog-european-rd-policy-newsbytes?entry=14608#live-blog-entry-14608" target="_blank" rel="noopener" data-saferedirecturl="https://www.google.com/url?q=https://sciencebusiness.net/live-blog/horizon-blog-european-rd-policy-newsbytes?entry%3D14608%23live-blog-entry-14608&amp;source=gmail&amp;ust=1669097855323000&amp;usg=AOvVaw0DCpTXyuTL0l7S060K_em9">https://sciencebusiness.net/<wbr />live-blog/horizon-blog-<wbr />european-rd-policy-newsbytes?<wbr />entry=14608#live-blog-entry-<wbr />14608</a></div>
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Imperial and Germany’s TUM to develop new technologies to tackle global pollution
<p style="font-size: small; background-color: #ffffff; box-sizing: inherit; margin: 0px 0px 1rem; padding: 0px; line-height: 1.6; color: #0a0a0a; font-family: 'Open Sans', 'Helvetica Neue', Helvetica, Roboto, Arial, sans-serif;"><span style="box-sizing: inherit;"><span lang="EN-US" style="box-sizing: inherit;">Imperial College London and the Technical University of Munich (TUM) in Germany have launched a partnership to develop new technologies to tackle the combined threats of global pollution, biodiversity loss and climate change. &nbsp;</span></span></p> <p style="font-size: small; background-color: #ffffff; box-sizing: inherit; margin: 0px 0px 1rem; padding: 0px; line-height: 1.6; color: #0a0a0a; font-family: 'Open Sans', 'Helvetica Neue', Helvetica, Roboto, Arial, sans-serif;"><span style="box-sizing: inherit;"><em style="box-sizing: inherit; line-height: inherit;"><span lang="EN-US" style="box-sizing: inherit;">The Imperial &ndash; TUM Zero Pollution Network</span></em></span><span style="box-sizing: inherit;"><span lang="EN-US" style="box-sizing: inherit;">&nbsp;will bring together scientists, industry, governments and other partners to develop and translate solutions to some of the greatest sustainability challenges.&nbsp;</span></span></p> <p style="font-size: small; background-color: #ffffff; box-sizing: inherit; margin: 0px 0px 1rem; padding: 0px; line-height: 1.6; color: #0a0a0a; font-family: 'Open Sans', 'Helvetica Neue', Helvetica, Roboto, Arial, sans-serif;"><span style="box-sizing: inherit;"><span lang="EN-US" style="box-sizing: inherit;">The most innovative ideas and technologies that offer disruptive impact will be funded and supported through the network.&nbsp;</span></span></p> <p style="font-size: small; background-color: #ffffff; box-sizing: inherit; margin: 0px 0px 1rem; padding: 0px; line-height: 1.6; color: #0a0a0a; font-family: 'Open Sans', 'Helvetica Neue', Helvetica, Roboto, Arial, sans-serif;"><span style="box-sizing: inherit;"><span lang="EN-US" style="box-sizing: inherit;">The partnership will see academics and students from two of the world&rsquo;s top universities working together on joint research and education programmes, and spending time in each institute&rsquo;s laboratories.&nbsp;&nbsp;</span></span></p> <p style="font-size: small; background-color: #ffffff; box-sizing: inherit; margin: 0px 0px 1rem; padding: 0px; line-height: 1.6; color: #0a0a0a; font-family: 'Open Sans', 'Helvetica Neue', Helvetica, Roboto, Arial, sans-serif;"><span style="box-sizing: inherit;"><span lang="EN-US" style="box-sizing: inherit;">Reference Link:&nbsp;<a style="color: #1155cc;" href="https://sciencebusiness.net/network-updates/imperial-and-germanys-tum-develop-new-technologies-tackle-global-pollution" target="_blank" rel="noopener" data-saferedirecturl="https://www.google.com/url?q=https://sciencebusiness.net/network-updates/imperial-and-germanys-tum-develop-new-technologies-tackle-global-pollution&amp;source=gmail&amp;ust=1669097661845000&amp;usg=AOvVaw1QmrFawEu2u9XvbajSR13m">https://sciencebusiness.<wbr />net/network-updates/imperial-<wbr />and-germanys-tum-develop-new-<wbr />technologies-tackle-global-<wbr />pollution</a></span></span></p>
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Universities in central and eastern Europe want more say at EU level
<p><span style="color: #222222; font-family: Arial, Helvetica, sans-serif; font-size: small; background-color: #ffffff;">The CE7 coalition of seven universities hopes a new partnership with the League European Research Universities will give them more influence in shaping EU policy to better suit their needs</span><br style="color: #222222; font-family: Arial, Helvetica, sans-serif; font-size: small; background-color: #ffffff;" /><span style="color: #222222; font-family: Arial, Helvetica, sans-serif; font-size: small; background-color: #ffffff;">Universities in central and eastern Europe need to make their voices heard when it comes to shaping EU policy, say representatives of CE7, a group of universities in Croatia, Czech Republic, Estonia, Hungary, Poland, Serbia and Slovenia.</span><br style="color: #222222; font-family: Arial, Helvetica, sans-serif; font-size: small; background-color: #ffffff;" /><br style="color: #222222; font-family: Arial, Helvetica, sans-serif; font-size: small; background-color: #ffffff;" /><span style="color: #222222; font-family: Arial, Helvetica, sans-serif; font-size: small; background-color: #ffffff;">In September the group signed a new partnership with the League of European Research Universities (LERU), which represents 23 top research universities, with one intention being to put the CE7 in a better position to lobby EU policymakers.</span><br style="color: #222222; font-family: Arial, Helvetica, sans-serif; font-size: small; background-color: #ffffff;" /><br style="color: #222222; font-family: Arial, Helvetica, sans-serif; font-size: small; background-color: #ffffff;" /><span style="color: #222222; font-family: Arial, Helvetica, sans-serif; font-size: small; background-color: #ffffff;">Reference Link:</span><a style="color: #1155cc; font-family: Arial, Helvetica, sans-serif; font-size: small; background-color: #ffffff;" href="https://sciencebusiness.net/widening/news/universities-central-and-eastern-europe-want-more-say-eu-level" target="_blank" rel="noopener" data-saferedirecturl="https://www.google.com/url?q=https://sciencebusiness.net/widening/news/universities-central-and-eastern-europe-want-more-say-eu-level&amp;source=gmail&amp;ust=1669097661845000&amp;usg=AOvVaw3jb99bM061y7ZRxzCUVRbA">&nbsp;https://sciencebusiness.net/<wbr />widening/news/universities-<wbr />central-and-eastern-europe-<wbr />want-more-say-eu-level</a></p>
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Norway moving towards tuition fees for non-EU students in 2023
<p style="background-color: #ffffff; margin: 0px; padding: 0px 0px 10px; border: none; outline: none; line-height: 29px; font-family: Merriweather, serif; font-weight: bold; font-size: 20px; color: #2d2319;">Short on time? Here are the highlights:</p> <ul style="background-color: #ffffff; margin: 0px 0px 1.625em 15px; padding: 0px; border: none; outline: none; list-style-position: initial; color: #2d2319; font-family: 'Open Sans', sans-serif; font-size: 12px;"> <li style="margin: 0px; padding: 0px; border: none; outline: none; font-size: 16px; line-height: 29px; font-family: Merriweather, serif; list-style-type: disc; font-style: italic;">Norway is considering the introduction of tuition fees for international students coming from outside the European Union as of fall 2023</li> <li style="margin: 0px; padding: 0px; border: none; outline: none; font-size: 16px; line-height: 29px; font-family: Merriweather, serif; list-style-type: disc; font-style: italic;">A government proposal recommends annual tuition fees of about USD$13,000</li> <li style="margin: 0px; padding: 0px; border: none; outline: none; font-size: 16px; line-height: 29px; font-family: Merriweather, serif; list-style-type: disc; font-style: italic;">A survey of just over 1,000 non-EU students who are considering studying in Norway has found that the move away from free tuition could deter up to 80% of prospective students</li> </ul> <div style="color: #222222; font-family: Arial, Helvetica, sans-serif; font-size: small; background-color: #ffffff;"><span style="color: #2d2319; font-family: Merriweather, serif;"><span style="font-size: 16px;"><em>Reference Link:&nbsp;</em></span></span><a style="color: #1155cc;" href="https://monitor.icef.com/2022/11/norway-moving-towards-tuition-fees-for-non-eu-students-in-2023/" target="_blank" rel="noopener" data-saferedirecturl="https://www.google.com/url?q=https://monitor.icef.com/2022/11/norway-moving-towards-tuition-fees-for-non-eu-students-in-2023/&amp;source=gmail&amp;ust=1669097661845000&amp;usg=AOvVaw11jM_sJL0qHpmCKXd-SfM9">https://monitor.icef.<wbr />com/2022/11/norway-moving-<wbr />towards-tuition-fees-for-non-<wbr />eu-students-in-2023/</a></div>

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