20.11.2014 | online | 10:00 CET

1st Follow-Up BILAT-UKR*AINA Summer School: Webinar on Marie Skłodowska-Curie actions

The first of two online meetings for participants of the summer school provided information about the Marie Skłodowska-Curie actions (MSCA). The objective of the MSCA is to support the career development and training of researchers – with a focus on innovation skills – in all scientific disciplines through worldwide and cross-sector mobility.

On the agenda:

  1. General overview on MSCA & special view on opportunities for individuals by Ms Magdolna Somos, Hungarian MSCA NCP
  2. Application procedure by Ms Karina Shakhbazyan, Ukrainian MSCA NCP
  3. Experiences of former MSCA fellows: András Zlinszky, former MSCA fellow, Hungary

BILAT-UKR*AINA Summer School

The BILAT-UKR*AINA Summer School on ’European RTDI policies, instruments and participation possibilities’ was successfully held in Kyiv on 15-18th September 2014. The aim of the Summer School was to provide a comprehensive hands-on training on project development and management in the frame of Horizon 2020. The Summer School focused on the following four scientific fields: ICT, Nanomaterials, Biotechnologies and Transport.

Thirty young Ukrainian researchers and project managers from various regions of Ukraine participated actively in the four-day-long program. The opening of the event was attended by the EC project officer of BILAT-UKR*AINA, Mr Thierry Devars, who provided a general overview of Horizon2020.

Following this, the program of the initial day included introductory lectures on the thematic work programmes of Horizon 2020 delivered by National Contact Points from Ukraine and senior project managers from EU countries. From Day 2 a hands-on training on proposal writing and project management was provided by project partners and invited experts from EU.

On the final day, participants presented their project proposal elaborated during the event with active discussion and mutual evaluation. Overall, participants were very positive, interactive and cooperative during the Summer School.

Contact person

Ms Zsuzsanna Angyal
Project Manager
Regional Centre for Information and Scientific Development, RCISD
phone: + 36 30 844 31 24