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Marie Skłodowska Curie Actions (MSCA)
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The Marie Skłodowska Curie Actions (MSCA) supports researchers at all stages of their carrier and across all disciplines, from life-saving healthcare to 'blue-sky' science. In addition, the MSCA also support researchers interested in working with industry through industrial doctorates schemes and staff exchange programmes. Researchers can also opt for funding aimed to enhance their experience abroad in another research institution. 

Innovative Training Networks (ITN)
Researchers interested in establishing joint doctoral projects should consider the ITN. Joint programs can be set up with other universities, companies and other research institutes. Duration of programmes is 4 years. 

European Training Networks (ETN) 
ETN target joint research training between at least three partners from in and outside academia located in at least three different EU or associated countries. Any organisation anywhere in the world can also join the program.

European Industrial Doctorates (EID)
EID targets joint doctoral training between university and at least one m industrial partner. Students are allowed to share both facilities and spent 50% of their time in each location. Both partners should be established in at least two different EU or associated countries. In addition, partners outside the EU can also participate in the training programme. 

European Joint Doctorates (EJD)
EJD targets joint, double or multiple doctoral degrees from a minimum of three academic organisations. Any organisation in EU or associated countries can take part in the programme. 

Research and Innovation Staff Exchange (RISE)
This funding support short-term exchange between researchers interested in gaining experience in a different research institute, university or company located in a different country worldwide. The duration of the stay can range from 1 to 12 months. Researchers must engage in research and innovation projects for at least 6 months prior to the placement. Then, they have to return and pass on their knowledge to their peers at the University of Malta.
Last Updated: 4 August 2017

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