Wednesday, November 1, 2017

Save the date: 2nd HERALD.ECI Workshop in Barcelona

Following the HERALD.ECI network kick-off : June 14, 2017 in Linköping, Sweden, and the 1st HERALD.ECI Workshop on Career Development : August 28-29, 2017 in Ghent, Belgium 2nd HERALD.ECI Workshop with hands-on training for “bonding HERALD.ECIs from ideas to proposals”
organized by Mariona Coll, Maximilian Gebhard, and Marcel Junige

When? March 01-02, 2018 

Where?  ICMAB (Institut de Ciència de Materials de Barcelona) in Barcelona, Spain

Tentative program

The main objective of this 2nd HERALD.ECI Workshop with hands-on training is to create an ignition point for competitive proposals resulting in joint, EU-funded research projects under ECI (early career investigator) participation or leadership.
We want the trainees to
  • gain advanced ‘theoretical’ knowledge input on how to write competitive proposals & manage EU-funded projects from an EU funding expert & Horizon 2020 coach through an impulse talk plus interactive proposal clinics.
  • find excellent, perfectly matching collaboration/ project partners during a welcome mixer.
  • exchange experiences with an excellent (female) ALD expert and with an industry partner.
  • transfer the newly gained knowledge into advanced ‘practical’ skills by
    developing joint proposal ideas,
    transitioning specific ideas into concrete proposal drafts, and
    starting to write
    together in smaller, matched collaboration/ project groups.
  • go home with a raw outline and concrete idea description, i. e. the first step of an actual proposal.


More information will soon be available here:
Online registration will open early November 2017. The number of participants is limited to max. 25 HERALD.ECI network members.


We suggest accommodation for attendees at the VILA UNIVERSITARIA.
A contingent of 15 rooms is reserved until December 15, 2017.
To book your room there, please use the following .pdf form.

COST Travel Grants

COST Travel Grants are available upon request for 10 trainees from ITCs (inclusiveness target countries);
i. e. Bosnia-Herzegovina, Bulgaria, Cyprus, Czech Republic, Estonia, Croatia, Hungary, Lithuania, Latvia, Luxembourg, Malta, Montenegro, Poland, Portugal, Romania, Slovenia, Slovakia, the former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia, Republic of Serbia and Turkey.

ECI (early career investigator)

Within HERALD, the ECI network aims to promote the next generation of young ALD scientists and help to establish themselves as research leaders in the ALD community.

This HERALD.ECI Workshop is supported by COST (European Cooperation in Science and Technology). COST is supported by the EU Framework Programme Horizon 2020.
COST Action MP1402 - HERALD
Hooking together European research in Atomic Layer Deposition

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