Extended deadline for submissions for the fourth edition of the MSCA Prizes

by Aurelia Chaise

The MSCA 2017 Presidency conference ‘Mobility takes research further’ will host the fourth  Awards Ceremony of the Marie Skłodowska-Curie Prizes, open for all FP7 and horizon 2020 MSCA fellows and alumni.

This year there will be three categories:

•             Innovation and Entrepreneurship

•             Communicating Science

•             Contribution to a better society

The deadline for the submissions has been extended to 19th March 2017. More information for the contest and the application process can be found here: http://msca2017.eu/msca-2017-awards/awards/

The MSCA 2017 Presidency conference will take place in Malta on the 11th and 12th May 2017. The event is being organized in kind cooperation with the European Commission and is co-funded by Marie Skłodowska-Curie Actions (MSCA) of the Horizon 2020 programme, the largest EU funding programme for Research and Innovation in Science and Technology.

The overall objective of the conference is to discuss and reflect on the MSCAs with a special focus on ‘Mobility takes research further’. The objectives of the event will be achieved via the sharing of best practices and debates on past and ongoing experiences. Early stage and experienced researchers, academics from various Universities, European Commission officials, proposal evaluators and representatives of National Contact Points and Programme Committee Meetings of Horizon 2020, will have the opportunity to share their views and opinions on the subject matter. For more information and registration, kindly visit the dedicated website for the event http://msca2017.eu/ . Kindly note that registration is open by 29th March, however early registrations are encouraged due to limited seats available.

For more information, please feel free to send an email to msca2017.mcst@gov.mt.