HORIZON 2020: which research EU funding opportunities are there for PostDocs?
Dr. Caroline Peneff-Verheyden
International Grants & EUresearch Basel
Grants Office – Vice Rectorate Research
University of Basel
An introduction and overview on the 8th European Framework Programme (HORIZON 2020) for Research and Innovation will be presented with special attention given to
(i) the current status of Switzerland as “industrialised Third Country” and its consequences regarding your participation,
(ii) the “Marie Skłodowska-Curie Programme” which is the EU Funding Scheme for Mobility and Career Development of Researchers;
(iii) the Starting Grant Scheme of the European Research Council (ERC) for young Scientists as well as the backup scheme set up by the SNSF for researchers wishing to conduct their research in a Swiss institution.
Information such as eligibility rules, how and when to apply, evaluation criteria will be provided together with the targeted information, advice and support offered by the Swiss Euresearch network as well as by the University of Basel.