Marie Curie Actions

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My current research project (NetUrbIn) is funded by a Marie Sklodowska-Curie Action. This project has received funding from the European Union’s Seventh Framework Programme for research, technological development and demonstration under grant agreement n°PIOF-GA-2012-326640.

More specifically, International Outgoing Fellowships for Career Development (IOF) are international fellowships for experienced European scientists  to gain new skills and expertise while conducting high-level research in a  country outside Europe. They consist of an outgoing phase (in my case, 24 months at the University of Toronto) and a return phase (in my case, 12 months at the Université Catholique de Louvain).

IOF fellowships allow their recipient to develop and acquire:

  •  Training-through-research under supervision, through an individual personalized project
  •  Hands-on training to develop your scientific skills (new techniques or instruments, etc.) and your complementary skills (proposal preparation to request funding, patent applications, project management, tasks coordination, technical staff supervision, etc.)
  •  Inter-sectoral or interdisciplinary knowledge transfer
  •  Building Collaborations
  •  Active scientific and financial management of your research project
  •  Developing organizational skills through organization of training or dissemination events

If you are interested in applying for a Marie Curie fellowship and have questions, do not hesitate to contact me.