MSCA Cofund and Staff Exchanges 2021 calls Info Session


The Belgian National Contact Points (NCPs) for MSCA in Belgium (NCP-FNRS & NCP Flanders) are organising this info session to help potential applicants and host institutions from both the academic and non-academic sector in the preparation of a Cofund or a Staff Exchanges proposal.

The MSCA Cofund action provides complementary funding for new or existing doctoral programmes or postdoctoral programmes at regional, national and international level. Its aim is to spread the MSCA policies based on the European Charter for Researchers and the Code of Conduct for the Recruitment of Researchers, including international, inter-sectoral and interdisciplinary research training and international and cross-sectoral mobilty of researchers in all stages of their careeer. Government entities, regional authorities, funding agencies, universities, research organisations, and enterprises can apply.

The 2021 Cofund call will open on the 12th of October 2021 and close on the 10th of February 2022.

The MSCA Staff Exchanges action funds short-term international and inter-sectoral exchanges of staff members involved in research and innovation activities of participating organisations. The aim is to develop sustainable collaborative projects between different organisations from the academic and non-academic sectors (in particular SMEs), based in Europe and beyond. Exchanged staff (researchers or administrative, technical or managerial staff involved in research and innovation activities) benefit from new knowledge, skills and career development perspectives, while participating organisations increase their research and innovation capacities.

The 2021 Staff Exchanges call will open on the 7th of October 2021 and close on the 9th of March 2022.

Participation to the webinar is free but restricted to researchers wishing to apply with a Belgian Host Institution, or staff members of Belgian Host Institutions. Registration is mandatory.

In case you would have any question, please do not hesitate to contact one of the organisers:

MSCA NCP Flanders: Margot Beereboom

MSCA NCP-FNRS: Nadège Ricaud

  • Welcome
  • MSCA Cofund call specificities, submission and evaluation process

    Alexandra Goncalves-Pedersen, Cofund call coordinator, European Commission, Research Executive Agency

  • Question and answers
  • MSCA Staff Exchanges call specificities, submission and evaluation process

    Cristina Nemes, Staff Exchanges project officer, European Commission, Research Executive Agency

  • Question and answers
  • Short break
  • Testimony by a RISE grantee

    Professor Christ Glorieux, KU Leuven, coordinator “Papabuild”, MSCA RISE 2015 call

  • Testimony by a RISE evaluator

    Kristian Knudsen, RISE evaluator

  • Questions and answers
  • Overview of support services in Belgium
  • End of session

Please fill in the registration form to receive your personal link to participate to this Zoom webinar.

In case you already have questions at this stage, you can pose them at the end of the registration form (in the “Questions and comments” box). They will be shared with the speakers before the webinar.

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    26 October 2021 9 h 30 min
  • End Date
    26 October 2021 12 h 35 min
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