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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


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.


Reaching for the stars

The Intra European Fellowship HIGHZLENS project aimed at studying the formation and evolution of 'high redshift galaxies through gravitational telescopes'.


Claudia Almeida Gomes

I applied for a MCA long-term fellowship to complement an EMBO fellowship, which allowed me publish in a high impact journal.


Maria Jover-Cobos

When I read that my Marie Curie project was accepted, I felt like opening the window of my room and enjoying that fantastic spring day


Dessislava Nikolova

The Marie Curie Actions Intra-European Fellowship gave me the opportunity to gain a truly interdisciplinary, pure research experience in theoretical nanoscience.


Radiography of the Past

The Marie Curie Industry-Academia Partnerships and Pathways project RADIO-PAST, studies “non-destructive” approaches to complex archaeological sites.


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.


Tackling food quality and safety genetically

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


Getting rid of weeds: flies or pesticides?

Peter Tóth aimed at "understanding the broomrapes' language" and finding out how they involuntarily communicate with their natural enemy, the Phytomyza Orobanchia flies.


Ottavio Quirico

The Marie Curie fellowship is very attractive because it is based on merit and genuinely promotes excellence, which grants researchers with a prominent status at the European and international level.


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.


Raelize du Plooy

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!


Olga Martins de Brito

I decided to apply for a Marie Curie fellowship because they are very prestigious and I knew they would give me the possibility to carry on my own research project independently.


Lisa Wingate

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.


Xavier Nicol

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


More sugar, less cancer

Milo Malanga is helping to pioneer a new treatment that could lead to a breakthrough in the fight against brain cancer.


Salvatore Tringali

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


Janos Kriston Vizi

The Marie Curie Actions fellowship does not only help me to define myself as a distinguished specialist, it will also enable me to establish my own research group in the near future and develop excellent cooperation with world leading research institutions.


Pilar Bustos

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


The ultimate robot comes to life

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.


Federico Davila

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


Ignacio Gallo

My Marie Curie fellowship has so far allowed me to choose a research topic to which I had had no previous exposure, but which I was fully scientifically ready to tackle, and to start making my own way towards producing original results.


Armando Arias Esteban

The huge prestige of Marie Curie Actions across Europe and excellent economic conditions motivated my application.


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.

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