Focus Group Training on MSCA IF
  20 July 2020

A two days of event was organized by TUBITAK on July 16-17, 2020 as on-line training with 47 attendees, under the “Turkey in Horizon 2020 Phase II” Technical Assistance Project which is co-financed by the European Union and the Republic of Turkey and implemented by the Republic of Turkey Ministry of Industry and Technology within the scope of Competitive Sectors of Programme.

In the first day of the training, Dr. Gaye Çetinkaya, MSCA NCP of TÜBİTAK made the opening speech of the training. Dr. Çetinkaya introduced herself and TÜBİTAK International Cooperation Department Horizon 2020 Marie Sklodowska-Curie Actions by mentioning evaluation of proposals with its stages, success rates of the panel proposals, guide for applicants and useful information for the applicants. At the end of her presentation, Dr. Çetinkaya gave information about TÜBİTAK Support Programs, Criteria for the Consultants, MSCA IF Pre-Evaluation Support and Success Awards, Coordinators Support Programme.

Dr Aleksander Bakowski, Team Leader of the Turkey in Horizon 2020 Phase II Project, as taking the floor after Dr Çetinkaya stated overview of MSCA in terms of EU Contribution to Turkish participants, then he presented a brief overview of Turkey in Horizon 2020 Phase II Project by mentioning the upcoming events of the subjected Project.

Mr. Michael Browne, H2020 MSCA IF Trainer, started his thematic training after Dr. Bakowski, Mr. Browned divided the two-days of training into four sessions namely, Excellence, Impact, Implementations and Administrative Requirements. After each session of the training Mr Michael Browne had conducted a Q&A session to evaluate the sessions with the participants.

An Interactive Training

During the training, since interactive session so participants were encouraged to ask questions throughout by raising their hand in the chat function of the video stream or texting question, the participants had to chance ask their question during the training.

See here the presentations during the training.

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