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Federico Davila

Today, this grant has already taught me many things, not only related to science, but also to people and culture.


Esmeralda Valiente

The Marie Curie Actions fellowship provided me with a unique opportunity to develop my skills as a molecular microbiologist, especially due to the application of modern genetic approaches.


Fernanda Bajanca

This project provided me with the right conditions to perform first class research in an extremely stimulating project and environment.


Isabel Krug

Thanks to the wide range of resources available – both from the Marie Curie fellowship and the institution – and the breadth of interests represented by my supervisors, I knew I would be guided into a successful career as independent investigator.


Tiago Brandao Rodrigues

When I started to prepare my Marie Curie fellowship application, I felt it could represent a unique opportunity, not only for the development of my scientific career but also for my life in general.


Sarah Leonard

I decided to apply for a Marie Curie fellowship mainly because I wanted to experience a different research environment and extend my research network.


Veronique Van Elewyck

After a two-year post-doctoral training period in Mexico, the Marie Curie fellowship represented the best option to reintegrate in the European research environment within optimal working conditions.


Tackling food quality and safety genetically

An international EU-funded partnership is leading the way in food quality and safety.


Felix Rico

During my Marie Curie grant, I learnt new techniques and methods, I got involved in interesting side projects establishing new collaborators, and importantly I increased my publication record.


Pilar Bustos

The Marie Curie fellowship helped me improve my scientific skills and reach professional maturity.


The second mobile revolution

New antenna technology will make mobile wireless communication better and faster, opening up more location-based applications. Advertising, emergency services and many more areas stand to benefit.


Karin Edvardsson Bjornberg

The Marie Curie Actions grant helped me enter more deeply into the philosophical research areas that I have specialized in and gave me the opportunity to form new research collaboration


Jeremy Sejberg

The Marie Curie fellowship gave me the chance to work on an exciting research project with potential applications in the treatment of allergic disorders. As an added bonus, this would also bring me closer to my girlfriend who lives in London.


Let the children roam free

German scientist, Michaela Schedel, believes that her findings could change our understanding of childhood asthma and lead to new treatments for the potentially fatal condition.


Xavier Nicol

The Marie Curie grant gave me the opportunity to develop my own research project with a large degree of autonomy.


Caterina Minelli

During my Marie Curie fellowship I learnt how new technologies can impact upon our everyday life through innovation, for example in the treatment and cure of cancer.


Claire Chaussade

I had a short break in my career to give birth to my son and this prestigious fellowship greatly facilitated resuming my research career and achieving an appropriate work/life balance.


Markus Butz

Thanks to the Marie Curie Actions, working under a “standard contract” including all social insurances gives me the security I need to concentrate on my research and even allowed me to bring my family to such a fascinating place like the British capital.


Daniela Cota

The Marie Curie International Reintegration Grant represents a prestigious type of funding and it undoubtedly helped in further supporting the evolution of my career from post-doctoral scientist to independent principal investigator and research team leader.


Eszter Vamos

The Marie Curie Actions grant played a crucial part in achieving my long term goals of a career in academic public health and contribution to the growing field of chronic disease management.


Aksam Merched

My Marie Curie fellowship helped me acquire technical skills for my projects and obtain the required accreditation for professorship in France. It is a rewarding process which has strengthened my career with a strong international networking, exposure and skills development.


Laurent Ponson

I applied for a Marie Curie fellowship a few months after I defended my thesis. I was working on fundamental aspects of the physics of materials, investigating how materials break, from the atomic to the macroscopic scale. This study inspired me many ideas on how to design stronger materials.


Salvatore Tringali

I am living a dream that comes true again every single day.


Keira Melican

The Marie Curie Actions Intra - European Fellowship was on top of my priority list of fellowships due to its prestige, attractive mobility allowances as well as the networking and support benefits it proposes.


Wireless healthcare

Phenomenal growth of digital wireless and mobile communications systems has opened up a myriad of new applications and possibilities. Wireless...

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