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Marie Skłodowska-Curie Actions Programme – Over €353 Million to Support More than 2,350 Scientists

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Marie Skłodowska-Curie Actions Programme – Over €353 Million to Support More than 2,350 Scientists

Marie Skłodowska-Curie Actions Programme – Over €353 Million to Support More than 2,350 Scientists
February 20
10:24 2019

The European Commission will award grants worth a total of €273 million to 1,351 researchers across the European Research Area. Marie Skłodowska-Curie Individual Fellowships will help excellent scientists find a cure for paediatric cancer, make agricultural systems more resilient to climate change, and fight plastic waste pollution.

The funding, which is part of the EU’s Horizon 2020programme for research and innovation, represents an increase of €24.3 million compared to the previous call in 2017. As part of another strand which provides co-funding for regional, national and international programmes, the Commission has also announced that the Marie Skłodowska-Curie Actions will support 14 doctoral and 14 post-doctoral research training programmes from nine EU Member States and one associated country with up to €80 million over five years supporting around 1,000 additional scientists.

More details on the Marie Skłodowska-Curie ActionsIndividual Fellowships and the Co-funding of regional, national and international programme as well as a factsheet on Marie Skłodowska-Curie Actionsare available online.

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