European Research Day 2016: Effective Proposal Preparation for the Marie Skłodowska-Curie Actions

    22/11/2016 - 08:00
    Malaysia, Kuala Lumpur
    22/11/2016 - 18:00
    EURAXESS ASEAN with the support of Universiti Malaya and the EU Delegation in Malaysia


The European Commission’s Marie Skłodowska-Curie Actions (MSCA) support research training and career development focused on innovation skills. The programme funds worldwide and cross-sector mobility that implements excellent research in any field. There are MSCA grants for all stages of a researcher's career, from PhD candidates to highly experienced researchers.


Participants can expect detailed information on the eligibility and application criteria for the MSCA Individual Fellowships and the MSCA Research and Innovation Staff Exchange (RISE). Hands-on training led by a European trainer will focus on:

  • Proposal structure
  • Partner Identification
  • Financial aspects
  • Review of sample proposals

This workshop is open to researchers planning to apply to the 2017 Marie-Curie Individual Fellowship (IF) Call and the 2017 Research and Innovation Staff Exchange (RISE) Call.

Participation in the workshop is free of charge but registration is required. Participation is limited to 40 people per location. EURAXESS ASEAN CANNOT subsidise travel or accommodation costs.

This workshop will be conducted by Dr Juliane Sauer, EUresearch, Switzerland.

MSCA Individual Fellowships

The Marie-Skłodowska Curie Actions (MSCA) International Individual Fellowship programme is a mobility research grant scheme that is open to post-doctoral researchers from all over the world. Any Experienced Researcher, from a recent PhD graduate to an emeritus professor, can apply for a Marie Skłodowska-Curie Individual Fellowship to be hosted at a research-performing organisation in Europe. Europe-based researchers can be hosted by research-performing organisation in ASEAN. This is one of Europe’s most competitive and prestigious awards. The generous annual budget includes funding for salary, mobility costs, research costs, and a contribution to the overhead costs of their host organisation.

The next call for application will open on 11 April 2017 with a deadline of 14 September 2017.

Research and Innovation Staff Exchange (RISE)

RISE aims at international and inter-sector collaboration through promoting research and innovation exchanges of staff. RISE will support short-term mobility of research and innovation staff at all career levels, from the most junior (post-graduate) to the most senior (management), including administrative and technical staff. RISE offers an opportunity to expand and strengthen research networks, to share knowledge and skills, and to strengthen institutional links with Europe.

The next call for application will open on 1 December 2016 with a deadline of 5 April 2017.

Register here.



    Universiti Malaya