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

We are pleased to announce that Michela Puddu, an MSCA Fellow, won the Rising Innovator Prize of the EU Prize for Women Innovators! Every

On May 24, the Research Area CNR in Bologna, Italy will open its doors to host this not-to-be-missed MCAA event. Introducing the workshop,

The MANNA Summer School in OMICS will provide insights into OMICS applied to animal nutrition. The course targets mainly MANNA students,

  A new research award seeks to honour the World’s most outstanding PhD projects in molecular life sciences from the past year. The

The Marie Skłodowska-Curie actions (MSCA) encourage transnational, intersectoral and interdisciplinary mobility, helping researchers take

  In less than 30 days, European citizens will be asked to cast their vote and decide what’s next for Europe. The European elections,

GA & Annual Conference after-event video

Events Calendar

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European Research Day 2019, Jakarta, Indonesia
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The European Research Day (ERD) platform is an annual outreach event for mobile
researchers in Southeast Asia that is organised by EURAXESS ASEAN in
cooperation with local partners including the EU Delegations and the Southeast Asia
Chapter of the Marie Cure Alumni Association.

National Library of Indonesia, 6th May 2019.

May 06 2019, 2:30am - 10:15am CEST

Location City

Southeast Asia Chapter - AGM Jakarta 09:00-11:00
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The 3rd Annual Meeting of the Marie Curie Alumni Association (MCAA) Southeast Asia Chapter will be conducted during the Camp. The Country Representative of MCAA Southeast Asia will join and discuss organisation, management, and annual programs of the chapter. The 3rd Annual Meeting 2019 is an important event of the Chapter due to the election of the new Chapter Chair for 2020-2022. This event will be held in May 7th, 2019 in the morning session.

May 07 2019, 9:00am - 11:00am CEST

Location City

Forum Group Discussion on International Cooperation - Southeast Asia Chapter & Indonesia Young Academy of Sciences
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In a world in which research is carried out on a global basis, collaboration and mobility are a key part of the business of science. International mobility ensures a circulation of skills and ideas around the world, and ‘brain circulation’ in the global research system sees scientists follow the best science and the best resources.

May 07 2019, 1:00pm - 3:00pm CEST

Location City

Warsaw hangout
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Our Monthly hangout in May will take place as usual on the 7th,
Please join us for a chat over a pint!



PS Originally, we planned a scientific storytelling mini-workshop, but unfortunately we needed to cancel due to low attendance. This can be organised on demand at a later time.

May 07 2019, 6:00pm - 9:00pm CEST

Location City

Warsaw, 00-688, Legends Pub
Sofia Science Festival
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Sofia Science Festival is taking place this year on the dates 9-12 May.

Members of the Bulgaria Chapter are invited to take part in the program.


May 09 to 12 2019, 9:15am - 5:15pm

Location City

Sofia 1000
Sofia, Sofia Tech Park
Marie Skłodowska – Curie Actions info day
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Cilj informativnog dana je upoznati sudionike s mogućnostima i pravilima natječaja te pružiti praktične savjete pri izradi IF projektnog prijedloga, ali i predstaviti mogućnosti mobilnosti putem otvorenih COFUND projekata. Mogućnosti Individualnih stipendija predstaviti će gospodin David Wizel, predstavnik Izvršne agencije za istraživanje, dok će Nadica Maltar Strmečki predstaviti postupak evaluacije projektnih prijedloga te dati korisne savjete za pisanje projektnog prijedloga. Svoja iskustva u prijavi i sudjelovanju u MSCA postdoc stipendijama predstaviti će nam

May 13 2019, 9:30am - 3:30pm CEST

Location City

Zagreb, 10000, Hotel Dubrovnik, Gajeva ul. 1
Marie Curie - Stammtisch Vienna
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The monthly "Marie Curie - Stammtisch" - is an informal social event in Vienna to get together meet, other members and exchange experiences (drinks will not be provided by Marie Curie Alumni Organization).

Time: 15. May, 6:00 pm
Place: Wieden Bräu - Erste Wiedner Gasthausbrauerei - Waaggasse 5, 1040 Wien


May 15 2019, 6:00am - 9:30pm CEST

Location City

Vienna, 1140, Wieden Bräu Waaggasse 5
MCAA North America Chapter Spring meeting
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Chapter Meeting
June 5th, 2019
Vancouver and West Coast (PDT): 4 pm
Toronto/New York/Washington DC (EDT): 7 pm
Brussels: 1 AM (Jun 6th)
1855 West Mall | Vancouver, BC | V6T 1Z2 Canada  

May 17 2019 (All day)

Location City

BC, Vancouver, V6T 1Z2, UBC
Annual Conference of the Bulgaria Chapter of MCAA
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Dear members of the Bulgaria Chapter of MCAA,


it is our pleasure to invite you all to the planned two-day Conference of  the Bulgaria Chapter of MCAA that will take place in Sofia on May 17th and May 18th (Friday and Saturday) 2019. The venue is The Info center of the Joint Innovation center of the Bulgarian Academy of sciences – “Acad. Bontchev” street – bl.26B

The program this year will be dedicated to “Excellent Science facing the Challenges to Science-based Industries” and will 

May 17 to 18 2019, 8:00am - 5:00pm

Location City

Sofia 1113
Sofia, Info center of the Joint Innovation center of the Bulgarian Academy of sciences
Academic Career Development: Opportunities in Spain and Europe-I
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We would like to welcome you for the upcoming event organized by Marie Curie Alumni Association Spain-Portugal Chapter, with kind support of European Framework Programme Department – CSIC, that will take place in Madrid, Friday the 17th May 2019. In this event, we will discuss academic career development paths and opportunities in Spain and Europe. We have three speakers who will share their experiences in writing successful proposals to get funding in early, intermediate and advanced stage of academic career. In the end of the talks, there is a social time to promote networking.

May 17 2019, 5:00pm - 8:00pm CEST

Location City

Calle del Pinar
28006 Madrid
M, Madrid, 28006, Calle del Pinar, 25
Ruđer Bošković Institute Open Day
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RBI Open Day

Take a Sneak Peek into the Future!

May 18 2019, 10:00am - 5:00pm CEST

Location City

Zagreb, 10000, Bijenička 54
Career Development Event: MCAA France Chapter 2019 Career Symposium
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This conference aims to gather young researchers and actors of the world of policy, economy, start-up and industry

May 20 2019, 8:15am - 8:15pm CEST

Location City

Paris Cedex 05, 75248, 26 rue d’Ulm
MCAA-UK Grant Writing workshop (SSH)
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Are you a PhD student or early career researcher in the social sciences or humanities 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.

May 20 2019, 3:00pm - 6:00pm CEST

Location City

Manchester, M15 6JA, The University of Manchester, Ellen Wilkinson Building B4.3
Chapter meeting
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Welcome to a board and chapter meeting with the Sweden Chapter.

Agenda will follow shortly.



May 21 2019, 2:00pm - 3:30pm CEST

Location City

Online meeting
BCF Career Event
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On 23rd May 2019, the fifteenth edition of the BCF Career Event will take place in the Beatrix building, Jaarbeurs Utrecht. The BCF Career Event is the largest career fair for highly-educated students in Life Sciences, Chemistry, Food, and Pharmaceuticals. During this day, more than 2000 PhD students, post-doc researchers and professionals will be ready to take their next career step. There will be more than 100 organisations there to help, inspire, and offer job opportunities.

May 23 2019, 8:00am - 6:00pm CEST

Location City

Utrecht, 3521 AL, Jaarbeurs Utrecht
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Do not miss the opportunity to discuss about what we care most: Research, Innovation and Enterpreneurship.

This MCAA event is hosted by Research Area Cnr (Via P. Gobetti 101 - Bologna, Italy) and chaired by Giovanna Avellis, ITWIIN President and member of MCAA GEMS WG.

Special guest: Professor Piero Formica, who received the Innovation Luminary Award 2017 from the Open Innovation Strategy and Policy Group for his work on modern innovation policy.

Have a look at the program and... see you in Bologna, my dear MCAA!


Carlo Antonini

May 24 2019, 3:00pm - 5:15pm CEST

Location City

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MCAA in Bologna - 24th May 2019


Do not miss the opportunity to discuss about what we care most: Research, Innovation and Enterpreneurship.

This MCAA event is hosted by Research Area Cnr (Via P. Gobetti 101 - Bologna, Italy) and chaired by Giovanna Avellis, ITWIIN President and member of MCAA GEMS WG.

Special guest: Professor Piero Formica, who received the Innovation Luminary Award 2017 from the Open Innovation Strategy and Policy Group for his work on modern innovation policy.

May 24 2019, 3:00pm - 5:00pm CEST

Location City

Research, innovation & Entrepreneurship
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May 24 2019, 3:00pm - 5:00pm CEST

Location City

BO, Bologna, 40129, Via Piero Gobetti, 101