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MayDay Report Summary

Project ID: 740929
Funded under: H2020-EU.5.a.

Periodic Reporting for period 1 - MayDay (Mobile researchers careers Attractive to Young scientists)

Reporting period: 2017-04-01 to 2017-12-31

Summary of the context and overall objectives of the project

EURAXESS - Researchers in Motion is a unique pan-European initiative delivering information and support services to professional researchers in the fields of mobility and career development.

In line with the above context, MayDay project has the following specific objectives:
• offer and maximise career prospects opportunities to young researchers and graduates,
• to promote the EURAXESS initiative and its services provided to mobile researchers,
• to introduce the financial tools of scientific career abroad,
• encourage young female generation to pursue science education.

The project aims to provide wide range of information to young people regarding their career options while helping to forge their career path in science and innovation and emphasizing the benefits of research careers with mobility.

The proposal will address this challenge by organizing two information days bringing together experts from all scientific fields resulting in the unique opportunity for young people to acquire information regarding their career development. The coordinator of the project is the Czech Bridgehead Organisation of EURAXESS initiative.

Work performed from the beginning of the project to the end of the period covered by the report and main results achieved so far

EURAXESS - Researchers in Motion is a unique pan-European initiative delivering information and support services to professional researchers in the fields of mobility and career development.

In line with the above context, MayDay project has the following specific objectives:
• offer and maximise career prospects opportunities to young researchers and graduates,
• to promote the EURAXESS initiative and its services provided to mobile researchers,
• to introduce the financial tools of scientific career abroad,
• encourage young female generation to pursue science education.

The project aims to provide wide range of information to young people regarding their career options while helping to forge their career path in science and innovation and emphasizing the benefits of research careers with mobility.

The proposal will address this challenge by organizing two information days bringing together experts from all scientific fields resulting in the unique opportunity for young people to acquire information regarding their career development. The coordinator of the project is the Czech Bridgehead Organisation of EURAXESS initiative.

Progress beyond the state of the art and expected potential impact (including the socio-economic impact and the wider societal implications of the project so far)

By organizing two career days in the Czech Republic the proposal aims to ensure better knowledge about European job and funding opportunities, particularly about EURAXESS initiative, and in medium and long term the increase both in the cross-national and international circulation of researchers and in the interest of young people to embark on research careers with mobility.

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