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Marie Currie Fellowships

This training to support Science Managers will start on May 4th and will last until July 2021, there will be 3 online workshops. It is dedicated all R&D Units of the University of Coimbra interested in hosting MSCA-PF-2021 applicants.

The training will be provided by the Strategic Areas of UC based at the Institute of Interdisciplinary Research in the context of "iiiUC Training - Supporting Science Managers" with the participation of the Division of Support and Promotion of Research.

Participants must attend all 3 online workshops.

The training is specifically designed for science managers and other teams supporting the submission of MSCA Postdoctoral Fellowships applications at UC. We ask that only these attend.

There is a limit of two registrations per R&D Unit and registrations will be accepted on a first come first served basis.

To register in the session, please use this link.

Wokshops Programme

Attracting applicants Preparing successful applications Application Review
May 4th at 2.30pm  July 8th at 2.30pm July 22nd at 2.30pm
  • What is MSCA? What is new in Horizon Europe?
  • How to communicate the availability of the R&D Unit to receive applications;
  • Communication process and possible support with AEUCs;
  • Q&A
  • Budget and financial issues - clarifications by DAPI;
  • Tutorial for preparing the materials for applicants (welcome pack, guide/template);
  • How to describe the R&D Unit and in which sections of the application to refer it;
  • How to consider gender issues, SDGs, ethical issues and open access/publication;
  • The importance of dissemination and impact in MSCA applications;
  • Q&A
  • Enabling reviews by the R&D Units;
  • Comparing the selection criteria with the preliminary applications;
  • Analyse the structure of the application and the content of the preliminary applications;
  • Recommendations from NCPs/EC;
  • Q&A

Participants will have access to the slides presented with resources.