MCAA: A global network of researchers

Vision

Vision

We envision a future in which knowledge will be used to benefit society.

Mission

Mission

We support, and contribute to, the advancement of knowledge for a global, diverse, and informed society.

 

Strategy

Strategy

MCAA connects researchers throughout Europe, and around the world, to enable international transdisciplinary collaborations.

Goals

Goals

Enhance the flow of knowledge across different countries, sectors of the economy, and scientific disciplines

 

 

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Stay connected with other Marie Curie researchers and access various services meant to help you advance your career.

Join in and get involved – your input is important!

 

MCAA Chapters and Groups

Chapters & Groups

The MCAA has promoted the creation of Chapters in different geographic regions as a way of facilitating communication with its members and engaging them in the development of the association. MCAA Chapters are established to:

  • Encourage local networking and establish mutually-beneficial relationships between the MCAA and its alumni within a defined georgaphic zone;
  • Initiate activities that add value to the Alumni network and input to the general body;
  • Recruit, attract, support and facilitate connections between MC fellows and alumni;
  • Sponsor and support activities that will enhance the image of MCAA.

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Events Calendar

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Family Planning Competing with Leadership in Research: Webinar
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People in professional and specialised careers, such as researchers in academia or industry are more likely to delay family planning. Thus, professional development is often in conflict with the desire for personal plans including family planning and parenthood.

Who is the webinar for? Everyone looking to balance home and professional life.

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Prof. Candy Rowe, Newcastle University

Dr Maurice O’Brien, Cardiff University

Dr Tania Romacho, German Diabetes Center/Marie Curie Alumni Association

Jun 04 2020

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MCAA Science Diplomacy webinar
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Many of the global challenges we face today, including infectious diseases, pollution, global warming, are complex and require international cooperation. Science diplomacy aims at bridging the gap between science and politics in order to find sustainable solutions in highly politicized and culturally sensitive contexts. If you want to hear more about how science and politics can influence each other, join us for an exciting webinar featuring Marta Agostinho, coordinator of EU-LIFE and Claire Mays Executive Director of InsSciDE on the 5th of June at 5pm (CEST).

 

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7th Synthetic and Systems Biology Summer School (SSBSS)
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The Synthetic and Systems Biology Summer School (SSBSS) is a full-immersion five-day residential summer school at the Scuola Normale Superiore – Pisa, Tuscany, Italy on cutting-edge advances in systems and synthetic biology with lectures delivered by world-renowned expertsThe school provides a stimulating environment for students (from Master students to PhD students), Post-Docs, early

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BSB-webinar: The ecosystems of innovation. Where PhDs fit


This webinar will introduce the different steps of Innovation related to the Deeptech scheme that describes the transition from academic lab to the applications for the society. This scheme will be compared with the journey of PhDs who live an immersive experience in this ecosytem of innovation. Master and PhD students interested in their future transition outside academia can be concerned by this webinar, especially if they are curious to gather more information about the transition from basic research to Startup or Valorization.

It will be conducted by Marc Chevalier. He is a Startup Program Manager in the Tech Transfer Office of the Institut Pasteur, Paris.

 
 
 
 
 
 
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BSB-webinar: Lost in Translation. Navigating from science to business in life sciences


This webinar will focus on entrepreneurship in the context of life sciences, and will touch upon translation, the relevance of IP, financing and building a company bottom-up. The speaker will focus more on sharing his experiences rather than a text-book approach in explaining concepts.

It will be conducted by Vignesh Janakiraman. He is an experienced biotechnology professional, presently working with the Roullier group on expanding their business internationally.