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.
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 .
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.