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MCAA Working Group Bridging Science and Business


The Bridging Science and Business Working Group (BSB-WG) in MCAA aims to

  • bring together Research and Business from both fronts
  • create a community for entrepreneurs in the MCAA community as an initiator for a global initiative at the whole European level

Activities & Events

  • BSB-WG Series of Seminars
  • Short-term trainings at industry
  • Networking event MCAA fellows and investors
  • Alignment with H2020 business plans
  • Public communications
  • Connection with existing entrepreneur initiatives
  • Smart Expert Portfolio
  • Annual BSG-WG meeting
  • Annual Report 2017-2018

Contact us!

MCAA Working Group Bridging Science and Business News feed

Survey from the European Commission on researchers’ intersectoral mobility

Do you think the EU could do better to facilitate and enhance researchers’ intersectoral mobility? Make your opinion count and take part in the survey :  « Fostering industrial talents through the intersectoral mobility of researchers »  

Business workshop grant deadline extended

Dear Fellows,

we extended the deadline for the travel grant application for the BSB business workshop on the 11-12 of September 2017. If you are interested in the innovation, R&D financing, patent law, commercialization of research and design thinking then join us on this two-day event with distinguished speakers in the cheerful city of Gdansk in Poland. Please, find the information on the workshop and the registration forms here.

We look forward to seeing you there!

Sciencepreneurship: Research is done. What’s next?

Dear MCAA Members,

Marie Curie Alumni Association Austrian Chapter (MCA3C) is pleased to announce the collaboration with Innovation Incubation Center (i²c), TU Wien. We are jointly organizing the seminar on "sciencepreneurship". This seminar is free of cost and open to all current Marie Curie fellows/Alumni and any researchers working at TU Wien. If you would like to join the seminar, please register using the google form.

Polish Chapter 2nd meeting and PC-BSB WG joint event


The MCAA Polish Chapter (PC) had its second chapter meeting on the 11th September 2017. The meeting was hosted by the Institute of Fluid Flow and Machinery, Polish Academy of Sciences (IMP PAN). The main agenda of the meeting was to welcome the new members of the chapter, discuss and plan the activities for the 2nd year and elect the new chapter chair.

"Translational Research and Medicine Development" course by Bayer in Berlin on 16.-20. April 2018

Interested in discovering the landscape of Translational Medicine? Want to learn about the job profiles of scientists in Industry? Then join the 2018 course "Translational Research and Medicine Development" which will be hosted by Bayer in Berlin from 16.-20. April 2018 as part of the Marie Curie project ENLIGHT-TEN. The fee of 300 Euro includes the 5 day course in Berlin, catering during the course, two dinners and the e-learning.