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Course: How to Prepare a Successful Marie Skłodowska-Curie Individual Fellowship (IF) Application

The Marie Skłodowska-Curie Actions give you the opportunity to move between countries and expand your research skills and network. But what are the requirements? Who can apply? Which details are important to include in a successful application? The course takes place 9 April 2015 in Copenhagen

Time and place

Apr 09, 2015
from 09:00 AM to 04:00 PM
Eigtveds Pakhus
Asiatisk Plads 2G
DK-1449 Copenhagen K

A person is drawing a globe with black MarkersA course for...

  • Researchers
  • Research support staff 
  • Head of a Research Team
  • Head of Research or Development 
  • Small and medium sized enterprises working within Research and Innovation.

Course contents

The course will focus on the forthcoming calls within the Marie Skłodowska-Curie Actions (MSCA), particularly the call for Individual Fellowships (IF) in 2015. Individual Fellowships give experienced researchers the opportunity to move between countries within research projects and, at the same time, enhancing their research experience, job-opportunities, and career perspectives. 

Programme

TimeSubject
08.30 - 09.00 Registration and Coffee
09.00 – 09.15 Welcome, presentation of the programme and short presentation of the participants
/ Head of Section Marlis Erichsen, EuroCenter, Danish Agency for Science and Innovation
09.15 – 09.45    Introduction to the Marie Skłodowska-Curie Actions of Horizon 2020:
- Aims and objectives, differences between Horizon 2020 and FP7, deadlines
/ Head of Section Marlis Erichsen, EuroCenter, Danish Agency for Science and Innovation
09.45 – 10.15 Individual Fellowhips:
- Types, Who/How/When can you apply?, Guide for Applicants (including gender and ethics), the latest results
/ Head of Section Anne Overgaard Jørgensen, EuroCenter, Danish Agency for Science and Innovation
10.15 - 11.00 Excellence
- Requirements, evaluation, case and exercise
/Head of Section Jan Corner Walker, EuroCenter, Danish Agency for Science and Innovation
11.00 – 11.15 Coffee and tea break
11.15 – 12.00 Impact
- Requirements, evaluation, case and exercise
/ Head of Section Marlis Erichsen, EuroCenter, Danish Agency for Science and Innovation

12.00 – 13.00 Lunch break + quiz

13.00 – 13.45
Experiences of a successful IF Coordinator
Research professor, Marie Louise Bech Nosch, Copenhagen University, and  Associate Professor, Dr. Salvatore Gaspa, Marie Curie Intra-European Fellow, Copenhagen University
13.45 – 14.30    

Implementation
- Requirements, evaluation, case and exercise
/ Special Advisor Barbara Spanó, EuroCenter, Danish Agency for Science and Innovation
14.30 – 14.45 Coffee and tea break
14.45 – 15.30 Experiences of an expert reviewer
/ NN
15.30 – 16.00    Feedback of the day and answers to the quiz

Output

The course will prepare you for the application process, providing you with knowledge of the evaluation criteria and how to approach them. We will work actively with the requirements in the proposal for IF and work with examples and experiences from the last call.

  • Information about the Marie Skłodowska-Curie Actions (MSCA), specifically IF
  • Knowledge about requirements in the application, criteria for beneficiaries, and the evaluation process
  • Experiences from former calls and successful applicants.

Pre- and/or Post-Award

Pre-Award. The course is relevant for the application writing phase. 

Course form

Participants are provided with presentations and exercises, which will expand their knowledge and increase the chances of writing a succesful proposal. Active participation is required.

Attendance

The maximum number of participants is 25.

Language

The course will be held in English. If all participants are Danish-speaking, the course will however be held in Danish.

Course material

Participants will receive comprehensive course material. It is compiled in a way that will be useful as reference during the preparation of the application.After the course you will recieve the course material via e-mail which allows you to access the information easily.

Course number

150409

Price

DKK 3,000 DKK + VAT

Date and place

9 April 2015

  • Eigtveds Pakhus
  • Asiatisk Plads 2G
  • DK-1448 Copenhagen K
  • Map

Registration

Please register online two weeks before the couse at:

Payment

We will send an invoice after the course.

Cancellation

Deadline for cancellation is two weeks before the course. After this date registration is binding and the registration fee will be colleted regardless. However, you are welcome to send a substitute in your place, if you are unable to attend.

last modified Mar 27, 2015