To mark this milestone, thirty highly promising researchers have been selected to showcase the EU's actions dedicated to excellence and worldwide mobility in research.
Contrary to common belief, electric vehicles may be more damaging to the environment than often thought. Meet the researchers working to reduce the environmental impact of electrical vehicles.
The Marie Skłodowska-Curie actions, named after the double Nobel Prize winning Polish-French scientist famed for her work on radioactivity, support researchers at all stages of their careers, irrespective of nationality. Researchers working across all disciplines, from life-saving healthcare to 'blue-sky' science, are eligible for funding. The MSCA also support industrial doctorates, combining academic research study with work in companies, and other innovative training that enhances employability and career development.
In addition to generous research funding, scientists have the possibility to gain experience abroad and in the private sector, and to complete their training with competences or disciplines useful for their careers. More information about various funding schemes and requirements for applying is available below.
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World Down Syndrome Day on 21 March 2017 raises awareness and informs policymaking and action at all levels of society. For its part, the EU has been a major funder of projects and initiatives aimed at promoting inclusion, boosting knowledge and improving the lives of people with Down syndrome and their families.
The Initial Training Network on digital cultural heritage project is coming to an end and it is organising a unique conference in the domain of digital cultural heritage.