European Research Day 2017

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European Research Day 2017-EURAXESS is a joint event organized by EURAXESS India and the Delegation of the European Union to India in association with Marwadi University and IIT Gandhinagar.

This is our chance to learn about and meet representatives of leading European Research and Funding Agencies such as European Union, Denmark, France, Germany, Hungary, Italy, Poland. Find out about the European Commission and other researcher mobility programmes and research collaboration opportunities available for students. This event offer you an opportunity to talk to fellow researchers who have already benefited from the programme and learn their tips and advice. Also Erasmus Mundus and Marie Curie researchers who have already benefited from various programmes will be there to share their tips and advice. This may open up avenues for institutional cooperation too.

Event Date, Venue and
Registration

Event Date: Friday, 15 September 2017
Venue: Hyatt Regency Ahmedabad
Registration: Register here (Prior registration is required)
Closing Date: 11 September 2017
Registration Fee: Free of charge (Limited Seats)

Participation is free, but prior registration is required as seating is limited. Accepted applications will receive a confirmation letter from EURAXESS India. Travel & Accommodation arrangements can be done in consultation with MU Leadership Team.

Remember to register at the earliest, the closing date is 11 September 2017 as conveyed by EURAXESS India. By organising this prestigious even, MU-MEFGI Leadership has made a precious investment in our professional lives to be cherished for a long time.

 Time What
9.00 Registration & Welcome
9.30 Opening & Key Note Addresses
• Tania Friederichs, Research & Innovation Counsellor, EU Delegation to India
• Prof. Sudhir K. Jain, Director, IIT Gandhinagar
• Prof. Dr. Y.P Kosta, Provost, Marwadi University
10.00 Presentation of rest of the day EURAXESS India
10.05 Horizon 2020 – EU Research and Innovation Framework Programme EU Delegation to India
10.15 European Research Council Grants (ERC) – European Union funded
10.30 Marie Skłodowska-Curie fellowships (MSCA) – European Union funded
10.40 Erasmus+ Programme – European Union funded Sanjeev Roy, Independent Consultant
11.00 Tea/coffee break & Group picture (tbc)
11.30 Q&A Session on EU funded research initiatives under Horizon 2020 and Erasmus+
11.45 EURAXESS-Researchers in Motion – Gateway to the European Research Area EURAXESS India
12.15 Presentation of European countries/research agencies at event –Who is who; Note: list already provided here to start your event preparation.
13.00 Networking lunch with European countries/research agencies & guest researchers; Aim: each participant to visit three tables.
14.00 Voice of Researchers under various European programmes (testimonies):

  • EURAXESS Science Slam India finalist 2015 and Erasmus Mundus alumni, Dr. Shreejata Gupta, SERB National Post Doctoral Fellow at Cotton University, Guwahati
  • Marie Curie fellow (ISOM, Universidad Politécnica de Madrid, Spain) and Marie Curie Alumni Association India Chapter, Dr. Praveen Kumar, CSIR-CSIO
  • Collaborative project under FP7 (now Horizon 2020), Dr. Sumona DasGupta (independent researcher and consultant and Senior visiting fellow at Participatory
    Research in Asia-PRIA)
15.00 Working group discussions (same questions all groups):

  • Where to look for grants?
  • Challenges and how to overcome them
  • Filling a grant application
15.30 Conclusions of the working groups in plenary – tbc
15.45 Wrap up session before opening the European Research & Innovation Fair
• European grant management in a nutshell
• EURAXESS Science Slam India 2017: your next research trip to Europe!
• Welcome to those attending only the fair part (if fully booked for whole day)

Frequently Asked
Questions

What does this event offer us?

This is our chance to learn about & meet representatives of leading European research and funding agencies. Find out about the European Commission and other researcher mobility programmes and research collaboration opportunities available for you, your department & students. You also have the opportunity to talk to fellow researchers who have already benefited from the programme and learn their tips and advice.

Who will you be able to meet?

Representatives of leading European research and funding agencies (European Union, Denmark, France, Germany, Hungary, Italy and Poland). Also Erasmus Mundus and Marie Curie researchers who have already benefited from various programmes will be there to share their tips and advice.

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