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Tecniospring Industry Call 2020 - MSCA COFUND

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    Catalan Agency for Business Competitiveness (ACCIÓ) - Government of Catalonia
    Mobility Incoming
    Mobility Outgoing
    16/11/2020 14:00 (CET)
    Formal sciences
    Natural sciences
    Professions and applied sciences
    Recognised Researcher (R2) (PhD holders or equivalent who are not yet fully independent)
    Established Researcher (R3) (Researchers who have developed a level of independence)
    Leading Researcher (R4) (Researchers leading their research area or field)



Tecniospring INDUSTRY provides financial support to individual mobility proposals presented by experienced researchers in liaison with a company based in Catalonia, a TECNIO entity or a Catalan technology centre. The duration of the projects is 2 years. It is funded by the Catalan Agency for Busines Competitiveness (ACCIÓ) of the Government of Catalonia and by the European Union's Horizon 2020 research and innovation programme under the Marie Skłodowska-Curie agreement No 801342.


Experienced researchers applying to this action need to develop a research project with focus on technology transfer for the total duration of the fellowship that will enable them to progress in the development of their careers. The projects are expected to be part of a structured, longterm personal career development plan that is coherent with past achievements and clearly defines the future aims of the researcher.


Tecniospring INDUSTRY offers two different mobility schemes:

• Outgoing + return: for researchers of any nationality, willing to join a research or technology centre or R&D department of a private company located outside Spain for one year. This scheme includes a return phase of one more year to a Catalan company, a TECNIO entity or a Catalan technology centre.


• Incoming: for researchers of any nationality willing to join a Catalan company, a TECNIO entity or a Catalan technology centre for two years.


What is funded

Tecniospring INDUSTRY funds for project (two years) up to:


Total company researcher costs (including Social Security costs of the employer and the employe and Income taxes): 117,000 € x coeficient (only outgoing + return mobility and depending on the destination country)

Research costs: 15,240 €

Open access dissemination costs: 3,000 €

Mobility costs: 1,920 €



Two years.



Tecniospring INDUSTRY applications are submitted by an experienced researcher in liaison with a Catalan host organisation.

Catalan host organisations must be companies located in Catalonia, TECNIO entities accredited by ACCIÓ or a Catalan technolgy centre.

Researchers must hold a doctoral degree and two additional years of full-time research experience after obtaining it; or have at least six years of full-time equivalent research experience, including the period of research training, after obtaining the degree which would formally entitle them to embark on a doctorate.

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The responsibility for the funding offers published on this website, including the funding description, lies entirely with the publishing institutions. The application is handled uniquely by the employer, who is also fully responsible for the recruitment and selection processes.