09 April 2018

Reminder for the"Horizon2020 Marie Sklodowska-Curie Actions Calls Conference” date: 7 June 2018 Ankara and 8 June 2018 Istanbul!


Distinguished Researchers; Academia, Industry, Civil Society Representatives;
TÜBİTAK, with the collaboration of the European Commission,Middle East Technical University and Istanbul Technical University, is organizing “Horizon2020 Marie Sklodowska-Curie Actions 2018-2019-2020 Calls Conference” in Ankara (June 7th, 2018) and in İstanbul (June 8th, 2018). 

As you might know, the 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 Calls Conference, detailed information about the contributions of Marie Sklodowska-Curie Actions (MSCA) to the European Research Area, future objectives and the upcoming calls of 2018 – 2019 – 2020 will be presented. 

Representative from the European Commission, Dr. Stijn Delaure, will be delivering presentations on Individual Fellowships (IF), Innovative Training Networks (ITN), Research and Innovation Staff Exchange (RISE) and Co-funding of Regional, National and International Programmes (COFUND).

Since the Individual Fellowships (IF) call for proposals will be open till 12 September 2018, the event agenda will specifically include proposal preparation, tips-tricks, expert and fellow experiences sessions for this call. By this way, researchers willing to go abroad (to European countries or non-European ones) for research purposes or to reintegrate/visit Turkish Research Area (from 12 to 24 months); research institutions willing to invite high qualified researchers will be informed about how to make use of MSCA Individual Fellowships, TÜBİTAK pre-evaluation support mechanisms and Turkish MSCA National Contact Points’ services.

We are looking forward to welcoming you,
TÜBİTAK Marie Sklodowska Curie Actions Team

For the agenda please click.

Participation will be free of charge but the participants are kindly invited to register via the link.

The conference will be organized in English (both in Istanbul and in Ankara) and translation service will not be provided. All the presentations will be shared via our website after the event.

The address for Ankara Conference (7 June 2018): Middle East Technical University, Dumlupınar Bulvarı No:1, Ankara - Cultural and Convention Center of METU Hall-A

The address for Istanbul Conference (8 June 2018): Istanbul Technical University, Ayazağa Campus Maslak, İstanbul - İTÜ Süleyman Demirel Cultural Center

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