research institutions or enterprises in the EU Member or Associated
States can apply to the Commission for funding to reinforce or develop
new research competencies through the recruitment of experienced
There are two types of Marie Curie Host Fellowships
for the Transfer of Knowledge on offer:
- The Marie Curie Development Scheme:
In this case, experienced researchers are recruited to transfer
knowledge to develop the research potential of institutions. Organisations
in less-favoured regions in the EU and the candidate countries
will be given priority.
- The Marie Curie Industry-Academia Strategic
Partnership: This scheme supports
the development of long-lasting collaborations between industry
and academia via the exchange of researchers.
research institution, university or enterprise applies to the European
Commission for funding . The Commission selects the most suitable
proposals and signs a contract with each of the successful hosts.
The host is then free to select the fellows directly, following
the specific guidelines set by the Commission. Fellowships last
between two months and two years and are open to experienced researchers
of all nationalities and ages. Fellows will be required to comply
with the mobility criteria.
- The last
call for proposals has been published on 20 July 2005. It
is an open call with closure date on 25 January 2006 at 17.00
(Brussels local time).
- A detailed explanation of Marie Curie Transfer
of Knowledge is provided in the following Handbook
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- Individual researchers are invited to visit
Curie Funding Opportunities Search Tool" on CORDIS website
for information and fellowship vacancies in the projects funded
by this scheme.
- Additional information on the progress of
calls and the status of proposal evaluation, as well as guidance
on how to apply and manage your project can be found at the new
Curie information service on CORDIS