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Il nuovo programma Talents Up for and International House - TALENTS UP a sostegno della mobilità di ricercatori esperti / The new Fellowship Programme TALENTS UP for and International House supporting the incoming mobility of expert researchers - by Mia Tomad

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  1. 1. PROSPETTIVE EUROPEE E STRATEGIE REGIONALIPER L’INTERNAZIONALIZZAZIONE E LA VALORIZZAZIONE DEL CAPITALE UMANOCONFERENZA DI LANCIO  EUROPEAN PERSPECTIVES AND REGIONAL STRATEGIES  FOR THE INTERNATIONALISATION AND THE VALORISATION OF HUMAN CAPITALLAUNCHING CONFERENCE Il nuovo programma Talents Up for an International House ‐TALENTS UPa sostegno della mobilità di ricercatori espertiThe new Fellowship ProgrammeTALENTS UP for an International House supporting the incoming mobility of expert researchersMia TomadTraining, Project Drafting and Project Management Department Research Coordination OfficeTrieste, 20th May 2013
  2. 2. Talents Up for an International House ‐TALENTS UP Fellowship ProgrammeNew editionof the first pilot project «Talents for an International House –TALENTS»FUNDING:TALENTS Project:‐ AREA Consortium ofTrieste‐ FP7 (Marie Curie Actions – COFUND)TALENTS UP Project:‐ FP7 (Marie Curie Actions – COFUND)‐ Autonomous Region of FriuliVenezia Giulia‐ AREA Science Park Consortium ofTrieste
  3. 3. TALENTS and TALENTS UP  Fellowship Programmes: objectives reinforcing employment skills of high qualified researchers boosting long‐lasting international cooperation between the regional scientificcentres and foreign high level institutions creating synergies between Regional Research Policies and European priorities avoiding the fragmentation of financial resources and initiatives and adopting asystemic approach for the benefit of the entire regional scientific system
  4. 4. The first pilot COFUND Project  Talents for an International House ‐TALENTSFP7 People Programme, COFUND Action 200810 fellowships according to 2 mobility schemes: Incoming mobility fellowships, addressed to experienced researchers of anynationality intentioned to develop a project in one of the Scientific Institutions of theFVG Coordination Network or in one of the companies hosted at the regional scientificparks (18 months duration) Outgoing mobility fellowships, addressed to experienced researchers of anynationality, operating in one of the scientific institutions of the FVG CoordinationNetwork or in one of the companies hosted in the regional scientific parks, for a stay (12months) in another EU Member State, Associated or Third Country, with a return phaseto the origin institution (6 months).Bottom‐up approach / open to any scientific field
  5. 5. The first pilot COFUND Project  Talents for an International House ‐TALENTSBottom‐up approach / open to any scientific fieldThe candidates, in the submission phase, were free to choose a topic within one of the following scientific areas:1. Biotechnologies and Diagnostics2. Material Technologies, Mechanics, Physics and Chemistry3. Ecology, Environment and Energy4. Information Technology5. Economic, Human and Social Sciences
  6. 6. TALENTS : the awarded fellowshipsBiotechnology and Diagnostics ‐ Oncology Referral Centre (CRO) of AvianoMaterial technologies, Mechanics, Physics and Chemistry ‐ University of UdineEcology, Environment and Energy ‐ National Institute of Oceanography and Experimental Geophysics(OGS) ofTriesteBiotechnology and Diagnostics : from the Institute for Maternal and Child Health ‐ IRCCS BurloGarofolo (Trieste) to the Instituto de Medicina Integral Prof. Fernando Figueira (IMIP) Recife, BrazilMaterial technologies, Mechanics, Physics and Chemistry: from the University of Trieste to the Universityof California Santa Barbara (UCSB), USA1st Call for Proposals: (deadline 1st October 2010): 3 incoming, 2 outgoing2nd Call for Proposals (deadline 14th June 2011): 3 outgoing, 2 incomingBiotechnology and Diagnostics: from the University of Udine to the University of BergenEcology, Environment and Energy: from the International Centre for Theoretical Physics (ICTP) to theUniversity of SavoieMaterial technologies, Mechanics, Physics and Chemistry: from the ELETTRA Synchrotron LightLaboratory to the University of Nova GoricaBiotechnology and Diagnostics: from the University of Cairo to the CBM ‐ Cluster in BiomedicineMaterial technologies, Mechanics, Physics and Chemistry: from the University of Strasbourg to theUniversity of Udine
  7. 7. The new COFUND Project  "Talents Up for an International House ‐TALENTS UP"A call for proposals is published in order to assign 7 fellowships addressed toexperienced researchers, nationals of EU, Associated Countries or Third Countries,intentioned to implement a 12‐month‐duration research and training project in oneof the Scientific Institutions of the Coordination Network of Friuli Venezia Giulia regionor in one of the companies hosted in the regional scientific parks.Webpage dedicated to the project: www.welcomeoffice.fvg.it/talentsup5 scientific areas1. Biotechnologies and Diagnostics2. Material Technologies, Mechanics, Physics and Chemistry3. Ecology, Environment and Energy4. Information Technology5. Economic, Human and Social SciencesEach fellowship will have a duration of 12 months.
  8. 8. TALENTS UP Fellowship programme: 7 new incoming fellowshipsAREA will appoint a “collaboration contract for research activity” to the awardedresearchers, complying with the Italian Law n. 240/2010 Salary: € 44.000 over the 12 months, in total, inclusive of any charges mobility allowance will be assigned, consisting of a monthly payment; 2 referenceamounts depending on the researcher’s family obligations (€ 800/500) travel allowance as a reimbursement for travel expenses (up to € 1.000 over the 12months) Specific budget line under the “Contribution to research costs” category, up to €3.800,00 over the 12 months, to freely use for additional training or for specificresearch toolsTALENTS UP Fellows will therefore be granted contribution to Italian Pension Nationalfunds, health and accident insurance
  9. 9. Minimum entry requirements/Eligibility criteria at the time call deadline, researchers must not have resided or carried out their main activity (work,studies, etc) in Italy for more than 12 months in the 3 years immediately prior to the application date,taking into consideration the call deadline (prerequisite of “international mobility”) at the time of the call deadline, researchers must: (a) be in possession of a doctoral degree,independently of the time taken to acquire it; or (b) have at least 4 years of full‐time equivalentresearch experience ; (c) be nationals of Member States, Associated Countries andThird Countries candidates must provide 3 reference letters, even belonging to different scientific areas. Refereescannot coincide with the supervisors in the host organisations good written and spoken command in English and/or ItalianMoreover:‐ origin organisations have to be different from host organisations;‐ the same organisation can be present in different proposals, but these proposals have to be submitted by different candidates;‐ every researcher can submit only one research proposal.Eligibility check                                      AREA                                                                   form AProposals’ Evaluation                          Scientific Selection Committee                          form B
  10. 10. Evaluation criteria and thresholdsof the project proposalEVALUATION CRITERIA complying with Marie Curie guidelines: Profile of the Researcher Scientific and Technological Quality  Implementation Training  ImpactEvaluation Criteria Thresholds * Weight (in %)Criterion 1: Qualifications of the Researcher 4 30Criterion 2: Scientific and technological quality 3 15Criterion 3: ImplementationN.A. 15Criterion 4:Training 3 20Criterion 5: Impact 3 20Each criterion will be scored out of 5*An overall threshold of 70% will be applied to all proposals. Proposals failing to meet the overall threshold or any of the individual thresholds will not be placed on the ranking list.
  11. 11. Evaluation procedure: prioritiesPriorities will be given to: female candidates returning after a career break for maternity leave researchers returning after a documented disease longer than 1 year time researchers returning after a research stay in a third country for more than 3 years
  12. 12. The Scientific Selection Committee (SSC)Selection procedures complying with the European Charter forResearchers and the Code of Conduct for the Recruitment ofResearchers principles, as well as with the main proceduresadopted by the European Commission in the evaluation of the FP7projectsIndependent evaluators registered in the database of FP7 (available on‐line on CORDIS website)selected at an international level, expert in different sectors5 panels will be set up, each of themcorresponding to one of TALENTS scientific areas
  13. 13. Transparent and international selection procedures3 main steps:1. Remote evaluation: each proposal will be evaluated by 3 experts, each of themcompleting an individual assessment report2. Consensus meeting (in Trieste): the experts will discuss the scores awarded toeach proposal and reach a common view3. Final decision (in Trieste): approval of the ranking list of all the applicationsreceived and evaluated and assignment of the fellowshipsFor every eligible proposal, the candidate will receive the Evaluation Summary Report with the results of the evaluation process. The report will include the marks given for each evaluation criterion and a description of the strengths and weaknesses of the proposal.
  14. 14. Submission of research proposalsEach application thus consists in:• form A (administrative information: sections A1, A2, A3, A4, A5, A6)• form B (the proposal and the Ethical Issues Table)• 3 letter of reference• the scientific and professional cv in European format.A help desk is available at the email address talents@area.trieste.itSubmission deadline: Monday, 5thAugust 2013 at 17.00, Italy local time. The application must be sent only electronically in pdf format to the following email address: talents@area.trieste.it. Applications sent by fax or by post will not be accepted.TALENTS UP Call for proposals and forms present on the webpagewww.welcomeoffice.fvg.it/talentsupFellowships will have to start, at the host organisations, not later than January 2nd, 2014
  15. 15. TALENTS UP: Accompaniment of researchers  and care for their needs  in all  the mobility stepsCustomised information and assistance in the designing phaseby the APRE help‐desk ofTriesteCustomised pre‐arrival and on‐site counselling on mobilityissues (permit of stay, health insurance, daily life) to incomingresearchers by the Welcome Office help‐desk ofTrieste
  16. 16. Facilities“Welcome Office” helpdesks in:• Trieste, via dei Capitelli, 960 A• Udine, via Palladio, 2The websitewww.welcomeoffice.fvg.it with 2 sections:• www.welcomeoffice.fvg.it/Trieste • www.welcomeoffice.fvg.it/UdineIn 2012:‐ more than 47.000* website visits from more than 166 countries‐ customised advice provided to more than 3.600* students and researchers* Data updated on 28 November 2012 
  17. 17. Thanks for your attention!TALENTS UP helpdesktalents@area.trieste.itMia Tomadmia.tomad@area.trieste.itResearch Coordination Office      Training, Project Drafting and Project Management DepartmentAREA Science ParkPadriciano, 99 – 34149 Triestewww.area.trieste.it/coordinamento