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Research Training Networks - Useful Links

Research Training Networks

Useful Links

  • The Researcher's Mobility Portal
    The purpose of this Portal is to create a more favourable environment for career development opportunities for researchers in the European Research Area by providing the necessary structured information.

  • Dialogue with Citizens and Living and Working in Europe
    Provides useful information detailing the rights and obligations of an EU citizen moving from one Member State to another. Items covered include Living, Working, Studying, Training, Research, Buying Goods and Services, Travelling and Equal Opportunities in Europe.

  • Europe Direct
    This is a free service which offers information on all sorts of subjects related to the EU. It helps you find out about your rights and opportunities as an EU citizen, and how to take advantage of them. It also opens a dialogue, enabling you to ask questions and to get advice.

  • EURES: European Employment Services
    Provides considerable information on finding work abroad, living and working conditions in 17 European Economic Area countries, and situations vacant. More than 500 'Eurocounsellors', representing public employment agencies, trade unions and employers' organisations provide information, advice and guidance for those seeking work or staff in other parts of Europe. These Eurocounsellors also attempt to identify and eliminate obstacles to mobility.

  • PLOTEUS: Portal on Learning Opportunities throughout the European Space
    Provides another source of information on learning opportunities, education systems, exchange possibilities and moving to a new country within Europe.

  • Marie-Curie Fellowship Association (MCFA)
    Complementary information and advice for young researchers moving from one country to another might also be available from the MCFA. Note that it is now possible for Network Young Researchers to become members of the MCFA.

  • National Contact Points in each EU Member and Associated States
    These are another source of useful information both for young researchers and for other members of a network. They are also able to advise on other activities in the Human Potential programme.

  • Intellectual Property Rights (IPR)
    The European Community's Intellectual Property Rights Helpdesk is available to help any participants or networks who require further advice on this matter. This free service is tailored specifically to the needs of contractors in Community supported projects and the multilingual team of experts are available to answer specific questions on a broad range of Europe-wide IPR issues.

  • Nanotechnology Web Service
    This thematic Web Service is intended to provide easy-to-use information on the possibilities for Community funding of research in Nanotechnology, which may be of use to those Research Training Networks involved in this particular area or research.

    This is a unique portal, bringing together a community of entrepreneurs, investors, Service Providers and Innovation Professionals, and several networks supported by the European Commission. This might be useful service should members of a network wish to develop further the results of its collaborative research.

  • CORDIS Innovation Portal
    This Innovation Portal is designed for those with an interest in innovation, both policy and practice. From this central point, you can access the latest policy documents on innovation, keep up-to-date on the latest news and events, and contact intermediaries that could facilitate the innovation process of your organisation.

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