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The Marie Skłodowska-Curie Actions EU PRESIDENCY Conference 2015

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The MSCA 2015 Conference will focus on one of the Marie Skłodowska-Curie Actions’ specific scheme: COFUND. Titled: “Synergies to fuel Researchers’ careers” and it will be taking place in Luxembourg under the auspices of the Luxembourg E.U. Presidency.The conference is organised by the Luxembourg National Research Fund – FNR, in collaboration with the Luxembourg Ministry of Higher Education and Research – MESR, and the Division of Innovation in Education, EIT and MSCA of the EU Directorate-General for Education and Culture. The MSCA 2015 Conference will be hosted on December 10-11, 2015 at the Luxembourg Chamber of Commerce, located in Luxembourg’s Kirchberg business district. A Gala dinner/ MSCA 2015-COFUND Awards ceremony will be held in Luxembourg city prestigious former city hall Cercle Cité. The Conference will provide a suitable forum for discussing the support to early stage and experienced researchers: how to foster excellence in researchers’ training, mobility and career development.

Plenary session 1 invites three 10-minute presentations on examples of COFUNDed schemes and their impact as well as lessons learnt;
Target contributors: FP7 COFUND scheme coordinators
Plenary session 2 invites two 15-minute presentations on new elements of COFUND under Horizon 2020 (structural funds and doctoral training);
Target contributors: H2020 COFUND scheme applicants as well as H2020 MSCA COFUND National Contact Points
Five parallel sessions on COFUND experiences and challenges invite for three 15-minute presentations for each of the following five sessions:
Organizers are looking for engaging and innovative proposals relevant for the MSCA- COFUND action or for research careers in Europe. You can apply for contributing to the conference here.You can visit the official webpage of the conference by clicking here.