Marie Sklodowska-Curie Actions (MSCA)

Marie Sklodowska-Curie Fellowships are European research grants available to researchers regardless of their nationality or field of research. In addition to generous research funding scientists have the possibility to gain experience abroad and in the private sector, and to complete their training with competences or disciplines useful for their careers.

MSCA – Key Features:

  • Open to all domains of research and innovation from basic research up to market take-up and innovation services
  • Entirely bottom-up
  • Participation of non-academic sector strongly encouraged, especially industry and SMEs
  • Mobility as the key requirement - funding on condition participants move from one country to another
  • Promotion of attractive working and employment conditions
  • Particular attention to gender balance
  • Public engagement of supported researchers

There are five types of Marie Sklodowska-Curie Actions:

  • Individual Fellowships (IF)
  • Innovative Training Networks (ITN)
  • Research and Innovation Staff Exchange (RISE)
  • Co-funding of regional, national and international programmes (COFUND)
  • European Researchers’ Night (NIGHT)
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Successful participation of stakeholders in Flanders in Horizon 2020

This overview is a first in a series of periodic overviews of successful Flemish participants in Horizon 2020 projects. A summary can be found on page one. A more detailed overview of these projects and participants can be found from page 2 onwards.


MSCA - Number of proposals submitted 2019 IF call - deadline 11/09/2019

A total of 9,875 proposals were submitted in response to the Marie Sklodowska-Curie Actions Individual Fellowships 2019 call.

 The number of proposals for each type of action is:

- Standard European Fellowships (MSCA-IF-EF-ST): 7,673 proposals

- Reintegration Panel (MSCA-IF-EF-RI): 667 proposals


MSCA related events on the European R&I days

The following sessions at the European Research and Innovation Days will have a focus on Marie Skłodowska-Curie Actions:


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European Research and Innovation Days 2019


Marie Skłodowska-Curie Actions Research and Innovation Staff Exchange info session