Dear MCAA members,

We are pleased to present the very first issue of the Marie Curie Alumni Association Newsletter! The MCAA Newsletters will round up useful information for researchers and help alumni get in touch with one another so as to build the "Marie Curie Alumni community". Check out this issue and don't hesitate to comment and share! This information is yours to pass on!

  • What's the definition of the day? Find an easy-to-understand overview of Joint Technology Initiatives (JTIs).
  • Marie Curie Alumni Association first General Assembly. The Marie Curie Alumni Association will indeed be up and running on 23 November, at the first-ever MCAA General Assembly !
  • A new website! We have the pleasure to inform you that Marie Curie Alumni now have their own, new website ! The Marie Curie community now has the potential to become a social network phenomenon - there's no holding you back! Find out what fellow alumni want from the site with our sneak preview of recent survey results.
  • Face to face with a Commission Head of Unit. You are probably wandering how the Association was created. With this in mind, we spoke to the European Commission Head of Unit responsible for the MCAA, who unveiled what happened behind the scenes of the Marie Curie Alumni Association.
  • Meet other alumni! Learn from each other thanks to insightful comments by fellow alumni on grants (Initial Training Networks) and administration (5 top tips on Marie Curie Administration); the icing on the cake is you get to meet one of them, Nadine Zeeni, in the "Ten minutes with.. ." section.
  • Everything you need to know about Horizon 2020. Find out all about new Framework Programme for Research and Innovation Horizon 2020.
  • 10 websites for EU funding and 5 Marie Curie acronyms explained! Browse a treasure trove of websites presenting useful information on EU grants and get the low-down on five general Marie Curie acronyms !
  • What's next? See what's in the pipeline for the next newsletter !



The MCAA team

Mariecuriealumni.eu and the board members will never ask you passwords or other sensitive data. Also you will never receive strange links from them. Please always check the email sender and be careful what URLS you visit.