The new 2023 call for Marie S. Curie Doctoral Networks provides extended opportunities for hosting PhD students. In addition, there will be much more flexibility in showing the commitment of your associated partners.
The Marie Curie Doctoral Network project ‘LABDA’ will kick off February 2023. Led by Prof. Mai Chin A Paw from Amsterdam UMC, the project aims to enhance development and application of innovative methodology to analyse 24/7 movement behaviour. For this, 13 PhD students will perform research and receive training in an interdisciplinary and intersectoral network. Fundament supported the consortium in drafting a convincing and attractive proposal. As part of the project, Fundament will also provide a tailored grant writing workshop to the recruited PhD students.
The Horizon 2020 Marie Curie ITN project OptiVisT has started! Led by Prof. Frans Cornelissen from UMCG, this research and training network brings together 26 consortium members from academia, healthcare, and industry. The consortium’s joint mission is to enhance the societal participation of visually impaired individuals. Fundament is proud to contribute to this project as a partner organisation, providing tailored grant writing training to the 15 early-stage researchers working in this project.
The popular Marie S. Curie Actions (MSCA) are continued in Horizon Europe (HEU). But several changes have been made relative to Horizon 2020 (H2020). Make sure you are aware of the most important upcoming changes, as they may affect eligibility of your proposal!
Marie S. Curie IF is an excellent funding option for researchers that want to spend time in a different country. Because it is a bottom-up funding scheme, applicants from all research fields are welcome to apply. Do keep in mind that it is essential to include your career perspective .
Calculating the requested budget in your Marie Curie ITN application is easy. All you need to do is fill out which researcher will be employed at which institution for which duration, and the online forms automatically calculate the total requested budget. But behind the scenes, internal budget redistribution is strongly advised.
Marie Curie ITN is a popular funding programme because it is bottom-up – meaning that all research topics are in scope. Still, there are some questions you need to ask yourself before starting to write an ITN proposal.