MCAA: A global network of researchers



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



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




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



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



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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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Latest news

  During conception and pregnancy, factors like the presence of chemical stressors, obesity, diabetes, and the nutritional status of

Dear members of the MCAA in Barcelona, The next MCAA social will be on Tuesday 18th, at the Conesa Beer (Carrer de Casanova, 62) from 19

Pasquale Cavaliere, MCAA member, has been committed by Springer International Publishing to write a book entitled “Clean Ironmaking and

Date. EXPORATHON is Scotland’s European Researchers’ Night 2019 and will take place from 27 to 28 September. What is it? EXPLORATHON 2019 is

What is it? Next Generation Internet (NGI) Explorers Programme is a European initiative funded under the Horizon 2020 Research and Innovation

Dear members,   We are proud to announce that the MCAA Newsletter has been assigned an ISSN number (2663-9483).  This

GA & Annual Conference after-event video

Events Calendar

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The congress programme includes a wide range of topics from Health to Well-being and Ageing in all societal perspectives with focused subjects on antibiotic resistance, oncological genetics, mental, physical health, sexuality and the challenges of ageing in an individual and social context. Besides, there are symposiums on forensic genetics, evolutionary genetics and current education paradigms.

There is a special context of oral dental health and peridontology; and its impact on the wider public health policy picture. 

Jun 03 to 06 2019, (All day) - (All day)

Location City

2829 - 511 Caparica, 2829 - 511, Campus Universitário, Quinta da Granja
Preparing a competitive ERC Grant Proposal
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Within the context of the FFG Academy, the Department of European and International Programmes offers specific training for researchers who are interested in the Framework programme of the European Union. 

Jun 08 2019

Location City

MCA3C Spring Chapter Meeting 2019
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Dear MCA3C Members,

The MCA3C will be holding their next chapter meeting on June 8 in IST Austria. All past and present beneficiaries of Marie Skłodowska-Curie Actions are eligible to join the Marie Curie Alumni Association (MCAA), and subsequently the MCA3C, and are welcome to participate.
Please note that MCA3C members may apply for travel reimbursement and current MSCA fellows are eligible for reimbursement from their own MSCA project. All participants including MCA3C and MCAA members are invited for lunch. The event is free of any charge.

Jun 08 2019

Location City

Klosterneuburg, 3400, IST Austria, Am Campus 1
ICL-GNSS 2019 conference
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The 9th edition of the ICL-GNSS conference is now opened for submissions ( Topics areas include  (but are not limited to) wireless positioning and communications, security, safety, privacy, and various application areas (transportation, industrial internet, etc.)

Jun 04 to 06 2019, (All day) - (All day)

Location City

2019 Regional Studies Association Annual Conference: Pushing Regions beyond their Borders
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The 2019 RSA Annual Conference will take place from 5 June to 7 June in Santiago de Compostela (Spain).

It will be an opportunity to discuss how to push regions beyond all kinds of borders, regional studies, policy and neighbouring communities.

Follow #RSASdC

More information



Jun 05 to 07 2019, (All day) - (All day)

Location City

Santiago de Compostela
C, Santiago de Compostela, 15703, University de Santiago de Compostela, Praza da Universidade, 1
June Warsaw hang-out with scientific storytelling
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The next MCAA Warsaw monthly hang-out will take place as usual on 7 June.

We are having another go at organizing a Scientific Storytelling workshop during the hang-out. We want to invite Robert Lasek, an expert in scientific communication, to tell us about various narratives in talking about research.

Jun 07 2019

Location City

Warszawa, 00-688, Legends – Bar&Restaurant
Western Balkans Chapter Kick-off Meeting
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The Kick-off Meeting will take place in Podgorica, on June 7th, 2019 at the premises of the Montenegrin Ministry of Science. 

We look forward to welcoming our members and discussing the opportunities and issues which matter to all of us in the Western Balkans scientific community.

Jun 07 2019

Location City

Podgorica, 81000, Rimski Trg 46
MCAA Career Advancement and Interdisciplinary Networking day for Researchers at Bielefeld University
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Have you been thinking about building a scientific career in academia? 

Jun 07 2019

Location City

MCAA-UK Grant Writing workshop (STEM)
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Are you a PhD student or early career researcher in Science, Tech, Engineering & Maths considering an academic grant or fellowship application?

Join us for a friendly, informal workshop in which successful early career grant applicants will share their experiences of the application process, and reviewers and research support staff will give their views on what makes a successful application.

Jun 10 2019

Location City

Hands-on training and seminar on preparing successful MSCA-IF proposal
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Dear Friends,

please, be aware of a seminar that our coleague Dr. Jovana Ruzic will be giving on June 12 in the Institute of Organic Chemistry of the Bulgarian Academy of Sciences


"Marie Skłodowska-Curie Fellowship – why to apply and how to prepare a successful proposal?"

The seminar will take place on 12 June 2019 (Wednesday) at 10:30 am in the

„Acad. Bogdan Kurtev” hall at IOCCP – 1st floor, Acad. G. Bonchev St. bl.9 Sofia 1113


Jun 12 2019

Location City

Sofia 1113
Workshop: MC ITN proposals in life sciences and related sectors, best practice, tips and maximise chances to beat the competitors
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The Hungarian Chapter of MCAA organises hands-on training on how to write a successful MSC ITN proposal in life sciences and related fields. 

Participants: experienced in MSC actions, planning to submit an MSC ITN project proposal this autumn (as supervisor or coordinator). 

Date: 13th June 2019, from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. One hour lunch break at a suitable time (on the own cost of the participants). 

Location: Budapest, Budapest University of Technology and Economics, Hungary

Costs: free for MCAA members

Jun 13 2019

Location City

Budapest, H-1111, Muegyetem rkp 3.
Joint Marie Skłodowska-Curie (MSCA) Writing and Alumni Event in Luxembourg
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Meeting and involving more fellows from Luxembourg has been one of the chapters goals for a long time! 

Jun 13 2019

Location City

MCAA social in Barcelona

The next MCAA social will be Tuesday 18th, at the Conesa Beer (Carrer de Casanova, 62) from 19:30


NCN Networking event
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All MCAA members are invited for a networking event in Warsaw on 22nd June 2019, organised by NCN Polonez MSCA COFUND Programme

The details of the event are given below. Please do not forget to RSVP for the event before 18 June 12pm.


Dear fellows,

Jun 22 2019

Location City

Warsaw, 00-811, Golden Tulip Hotel Warsaw Centre
BioBusiness Summer School
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Date: 24th to 28th June 2019

Venue: Sciencepark 123, 1098 XG Amsterdam

See the web-site for the program and venue details.

Jun 24 to 28 2019, (All day) - (All day)

Location City

Amsterdam, 1098 XG, Sciencepark 123
Visualize Your Research - Full-day Workshop in Delft, NL
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The MCAA Benelux Chapter organizes a full-day workshop on "Visualize your research"!

In this workshop you learn how to use visual thinking techniques to illustrate and explain your research project to everybody.

Since it’s the first time that we organize this workshop, participation including coffee & lunch will be for free!


Tuesday 25th of June 2019  // 9:00 – 18.00h

IO-Wim Crouwel room TU Delft, Delft (Netherlands)


We have 20 spots available!

Jun 25 2019

Location City

Global Women Invention & Innovation Network
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Date: 2019-06-27/28

Venue: London

Web-site for GWIN Awards:

Nominations: Opens: 21st February 2019, and Closes:  25th March 2019

Join individual inventors, innovators, SME and multi-national companies, academia, the research industry and civil society in the heart of London, United Kingdom.

Jun 26 to 28 2019, (All day) - (All day)

Location City

London, TBA, To be announced
Russian Chapter meeting
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Round table of MCAA  Marie Curie Russian Chapter

«Transfer 4.  Scientists, ideas, practices»



27 June 2019


Inviting speech

Jun 27 2019

Location City

Crash course on supervising and mentoring in Europe and North America.
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Have you ever wondered what the difference between supervising and mentoring is? Are you interested in mentoring, but are not quite sure what it takes to be a mentor? Perhaps you face your first supervising role and you feel overwhelmed?

Then this webinar is definitely for YOU! Come and join us for 60 minutes of unbound experience-sharing!

Jun 28 2019

Location City

Boston/London/Brussels/Ottawa/Eugene/ and others
BSB-webinar: How could scientists capture more value through blockchain technology?

The webinar will provide participants with a basic understanding of blockchain technology and how it can be used to foster innovation.