Author: Karim

Innovation & Impact Management

Launch of European Health and Digital Executive Agency (HaDEA)

The European Commission has launched a new executive agency, the European Health and Digital Agency (HaDEA) which is expected to manage a budget of over €20 billion over the 7 year period of the 2021-2027 Multiannual Financial Framework (MFF). Among its remit is the management of the following programmes: EU4Health programme; Horizon Europe: Pillar II,…
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UK Government announces plans for a new Advanced Research & Invention Agency (ARIA)

The UK Government has announced the intention to launch a new agency responsible for funding “high-risk, high-reward” scientific research, with an initial budget of £800m. We have just over 1,500 words of the press release to glean what this new agency will do. It seems the crux of it all is a desire to create…
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UK Government announces support for university research and innovation (R&I) during coronavirus (COVID-19)

The UK Government announced support on June 27th 2020 for university research and innovation (R&I) during coronavirus (COVID-19). The measures include grants and loans which will be welcome as Universities have struggled to maintain their normal income sources during the lockdown. We have summarised the announcement in 7 short bullet points : Institutions UK-wide will…
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Participation in EARMA’s Digital Session on Research Integrity Training

Karim Mahmoud from Inspire Alliance will participate in a Webinar panel discussion organised by the European Association of Research Managers and Administrators (EARMA) titled ‘Outcomes from the ERION Working Group on training programmes for researchers’. Karim was a moderator in one of the working groups and is part of the core steering of ERION –…
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