H2020 Info Days - 2019

17th May 2019, Istanbul

TÜBİTAK with the collaboration of the European Commission and Boğaziçi University, organized “Marie S. Curie Actions Roadshow”  in İstanbul (May 17th, 2019).

Marie Skłodowska-Curie Actions (MSCA) under Horizon2020 EU Framework Programme for Research and Innovation contribute to excellent research, boosting jobs, growth and investment by equipping researchers with the new knowledge, skills and international and intersectoral exposure to fill the top positions of tomorrow and solve current and future societal challenges. The MSCA thrive by being open to all domains of research and innovation addressed under the treaty on the functioning of the European Union. These are chosen freely by the applicants in a fully bottom-up manner. During the road show, detailed information about the contributions of Marie Sklodowska-Curie Actions (MSCA) to the European Research Area, future objectives and the upcoming calls of 2019 – 2020 were presented. 

Representatives from the European Commission delivered presentations on MSCA - Individual Fellowships (IF), Innovative Training Networks (ITN), Research and Innovation Staff Exchange (RISE) and Co-funding of Regional, National and International Programmes (COFUND). Also, testimonials from MSCA-IF Fellows; expert viewpoints from EC project evaluators were presented during the Infodays. Moreover for the first time Marie Curie Alumni Association (MCAA) Turkish Chapter also had a session to introduce their initiatives in Turkish Research Area. 

Gokce Kor Bicakci delivered a session on “How to Succeed in Getting an MSCA Individual Fellowship?” to help the researchers willing to go abroad (to European countries or non-European ones) for research purposes or to reintegrate / visit Europe Research Area (from 12 to 24 months); research institutions willing to invite high qualified researchers were informed about how to make use of MSCA-IF call.