nanotimes EU-Projects Call for Exchange Visits
NanoICT project launched a second call for exchange visits for PhD students (or senior re- search personnel).
• To perform joint work or to be trained in the leading European industrial and academic research institutions;
• To enhance long-term collaborations within the ERA;
• To generate high-skilled personnel and to facilitate technology transfer;
• In all respects, these training activities are an important element in networking.
EUR1.500 (maximum) per visit to cover only travel and accommodation expenses Applicants must be students or research personnel (no permanent positi- on allowed) working in any registered nanoICT group.
• Destination groups must be as well a nanoICT registered group;
• Duration of the visit: one week minimum and should be finished before the end of September 2011;
• After the visit, a scientific summary report must be delivered;
• The nanoICT Management Board will award grants for this activity on a competitive basis;
• Priority will be given to women and ERA cross border applications;
• Funding will be available only for personnel belonging to European groups.
11-05 :: May/June 2011
Application proposal (year 2011):
(1 page long maximum) must be sent before 1st July, 2011 and must include the following info: Name of the applicant Affiliation Brief CV Destination instituti- on/company Duration of the visit Objectives.
Contact: Dr. Maite Fernández, Phantoms Foundation, Madrid, Spain, Phone: +34 911 123 387: http://www.phantomsnet.net
DG SANCO Update on Materials
The European Commission Health and Consumer Affairs Directorate (DG SANCO) has updated its website to include a summary of current relevant scientific opinion on nanomaterials, written for non- specialists.