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Marie Curie Actions for Industry/SME

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Companies do not necessarily have the facilities, financial resources or human capital to run their research projects as they would like to. Thanks to the Marie Curie Actions, it is now possible for SMEs or companies to collaborate with academic research organisations, have access to their equipment, and integrate some of their highly skilled researchers within their research project.

Transferring cutting-edge Science and Technology from creative Academic groups to SMEs is a key element of successful business.

We know that well trained, entrepreneurially-minded and mobile researchers are essential to this successful collaboration. This is why the two Marie Curie actions (IAPP Choose translations of the previous link български (bg) čeština (cs) dansk (da) Deutsch (de) eesti keel (et) ελληνικά (el) English (en) español (es) français (fr) hrvatski (hr) italiano (it) latviešu valoda (lv) lietuvių kalba (lt) magyar (hu) Malti (mt) Nederlands (nl) polski (pl) português (pt) română (ro) slovenčina (sk) slovenščina (sl) suomi (fi) svenska (sv) and ITN Choose translations of the previous link български (bg) čeština (cs) dansk (da) Deutsch (de) eesti keel (et) ελληνικά (el) English (en) español (es) français (fr) hrvatski (hr) italiano (it) latviešu valoda (lv) lietuvių kalba (lt) magyar (hu) Malti (mt) Nederlands (nl) polski (pl) português (pt) română (ro) slovenčina (sk) slovenščina (sl) suomi (fi) svenska (sv) ) are promoting Business-Academic collaborations focusing on giving researchers the adequate skills and opportunities to contribute to SME and other business growth.

What IAPP Choose translations of the previous link български (bg) čeština (cs) dansk (da) Deutsch (de) eesti keel (et) ελληνικά (el) English (en) español (es) français (fr) hrvatski (hr) italiano (it) latviešu valoda (lv) lietuvių kalba (lt) magyar (hu) Malti (mt) Nederlands (nl) polski (pl) português (pt) română (ro) slovenčina (sk) slovenščina (sl) suomi (fi) svenska (sv) can offer you:

  • Exchange of know-how and experience between private sector and academia through secondments of research staff of the participants;
  • Recruitment of experienced staff from outside the partnership, for facilitating the transfer of knowledge and/or the training of staff;
  • Networking activities, organisation of workshops and conferences, involving the participants’ own research staff and external researchers;
  • Research equipment funding for SMEs with up to 10% of the EU contribution for each SME participant.

What ITN Choose translations of the previous link български (bg) čeština (cs) dansk (da) Deutsch (de) eesti keel (et) ελληνικά (el) English (en) español (es) français (fr) hrvatski (hr) italiano (it) latviešu valoda (lv) lietuvių kalba (lt) magyar (hu) Malti (mt) Nederlands (nl) polski (pl) português (pt) română (ro) slovenčina (sk) slovenščina (sl) suomi (fi) svenska (sv) can offer you

  • Recruitment of researchers (in the first five years of their careers) for initial training;
  • Recruitment of experienced researchers of outstanding stature in international training and collaborative research to strengthen transfer of knowledge;
  • Networking activities, organisation of workshops and conferences, involving the participants’ own research staff and external researchers.

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