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Rising competitiveness of early stage researchers and research management in Latvia

Objective

Early stage researchers (ESR) from low performing countries are less competitive in the international scientific area than ESR's form internationally-leading counterparts. This is strongly related not only to the applicants itself, but also to the environment in which they were seeded as next generation researchers - meaning Universities. The competitiveness in scientific area is related to well measurable indicators, such as impact factors, papers in high-ranking journals, H-index, competitive funding, etc. Hence RISEus2 project´s Overall Objective is to significantly strengthen the research management and administration skills of RTU RBIDC leading staff and increase the research profile of ESR hosted in RTU RBIDC in the area of biomaterials development for bone tissue replacement and regeneration based on the long-term strategic cooperation between RTU RBIDC and three internationally leading counterparts: AO Research Institute Davos, Switzerland (ARI), Institut National Polytechnique de Toulouse CIRIMAT, France (INPT-CIRIMAT) and FORM-Lab Frankfurt Orofacial Regenerative Medicine, Goethe University Frankfurt, Germany (GUF). The purpose of RISEus2 is to create links and provide training which will ensure that RTU RBIDC will gain new knowledge and approaches of biomaterials research planning, implementation and exploitation. This will include methods, tools, equipment and effective infrastructure exploitation necessary to develop excellence in biomaterials research, that will boost the cooperation with the industry, thus becoming internationally competitive and attractive. The main RISEus2 activities include two way collaborative visits, mobility of staff, summer and winter schools, workshops at partner institutions, strengthening the visibility and cooperation with industry and intensive dissemination and outreach activities.

Call for proposal

H2020-WIDESPREAD-2020-5
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Funding Scheme

CSA - Coordination and support action
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Coordinator

RIGAS TEHNISKA UNIVERSITATE
Address
Kalku Iela 1
1658 Riga
Latvia
Activity type
Higher or Secondary Education Establishments
EU contribution
€ 488 127,50

Participants (3)

AO-FORSCHUNGSINSTITUT DAVOS
Switzerland
EU contribution
€ 132 123,75
Address
Clavadelerstrasse 8
7270 Davos Platz
Activity type
Research Organisations
INSTITUT NATIONAL POLYTECHNIQUE DE TOULOUSE
France
EU contribution
€ 133 958,75
Address
Allee Emile Monso 6
31029 Toulouse Cedex 4
Activity type
Higher or Secondary Education Establishments
JOHANN WOLFGANG GOETHE-UNIVERSITATFRANKFURT AM MAIN
Germany
EU contribution
€ 145 750
Address
Theodor W Adorno Platz 1
60323 Frankfurt Am Main
Activity type
Higher or Secondary Education Establishments