The Marie Curie fellowship is an important opportunity to develop my research on visual studies and on semiotic-social meanings of images: modernity and advertising poster in Paris at the beginning of 20th century.
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.
I realized that a Marie Curie grant would provide my projects with substantial momentum given the large flexibility the funding allows in using the money.
The Marie Curie Actions Intra-European Fellowship gave me the opportunity to gain a truly interdisciplinary, pure research experience in theoretical nanoscience.
Getting robots to think and see like humans has been a daunting task for scientists and developers. Now, new technology is helping to achieve this with numerous applications for industry and services.
An international EU-funded partnership is leading the way in food quality and safety.
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.
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.
My Marie Curie Actions Reintegration Grant covers my research costs and it allows me to develop personal projects while integrating in a research team already in place.
The huge prestige of Marie Curie Actions across Europe and excellent economic conditions motivated my application.
The Marie Curie Actions fellowship gave me the scientific and financial independence to achieve this project and provided me with enough resources and flexibility to convince me that the move could work not only for my career, but also for my family.
Applying for my own research funding was an important step for my research career. Having completed one postdoctoral position already, I needed to be able to demonstrate my potential to attract research funding. The Marie Curie fellowship was an excellent opportunity to do this and they substantially increased the likelihood of both future funding and a permanent research position down the line.
Studying physics and work on science is my biggest childhood dream. The Marie Curie Actions represent one of the best opportunities I had to make it come true.
The Intra European Fellowship HIGHZLENS project aimed at studying the formation and evolution of 'high redshift galaxies through gravitational telescopes'.
Novel semiconductors have great potential to power sensors that will control both small and large motorised equipment.
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.
When I applied to a Marie Curie programme, I did not have the faintest idea of the fantastic experience I would have for the next three years!
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.
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.
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.
Today, this grant has already taught me many things, not only related to science, but also to people and culture.
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.
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.
Now it is my turn to attract in my new group a highly qualified researcher, also eligible for a Marie Curie fellowship. I'm looking forward to taking my next step as a group leader and I really want to thank Marie Curie Actions for this.
The Marie Curie fellowship helped me improve my scientific skills and reach professional maturity.