Rowett Institute Staff Seminar

Rowett Institute Staff Seminar
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Berta Vizcarra Mir - Overview on the MARIE SKLODOWSKA-CURIE RESEARCH AND INNOVATION STAFF EXCHANGE (RISE)

Chair: Prof John Beattie

RISE scheme

Objective:

The RISE scheme will promote international and inter-sector collaboration through research and innovation staff exchanges, and sharing of knowledge and ideas from research to market (and vice-versa).

The scheme fosters a shared culture of research and innovation that welcomes and rewards creativity and entrepreneurship and helps to turn creative ideas into innovative products, services or processes.

Expected Impact:

At staff member level:

  • Increased set of skills, both research-related and transferable ones, leading to improved employability and career prospects both in and outside academia
  • Increase in higher impact R&I output, more knowledge and ideas converted into products and services
  • Greater contribution to the knowledge-based economy and society

At organisation level:

  • Enhanced cooperation and transfer of knowledge between sectors and disciplines
  • Strengthening of international and intersectoral collaborative networks
  • Boosting of R&I capacity among participating organisations

At system level:

  • Increase in international, interdisciplinary and intersectoral mobility of researchers in Europe
  • Strengthening of Europe's human capital base in R&I
  • Increase in Europe's attractiveness as a leading destination for R&I
  • Better quality R&I contributing to Europe's competitiveness and growth

Speaker pdf

Speaker
Berta Vizcarra Mir - Programme/Project Adviser European Commission - Research Executive Agency The H2020 MSCA RISE Programme
Hosted by
Rowett Institute
Venue
The Rowett Institute
Contact

Dr Nigel Hoggard
Tel: 01224 438655

This is a technical seminar aimed at professional scientists. If you are not a University of Aberdeen staff member and would like to attend, please contact us.