Funding is offered through the EC supported MUSA project that has received funding from the Euratom research and training programme 2014‐2018.
Officially started 1 June 2019, the European Horizon 2020 MUSA project, under the grant agreement No 847441, will last 48 months.
The project offers limited funding opportunities for research activities on Severe Accidents. The grant is offered for short training/formation periods (at least 2 weeks, max 6 months for the training mobility, and max 1 week for the mobility actions related to the participation to courses/workshops/conferences/seminars) for EU master/Ph.D. students, early career researchers, engineers and technicians.
In particular, the participation to the call is limited to:
a) Master students in nuclear related courses of EU Universities;
b) First Stage Researcher R1 (Up to the point of Ph.D.);
c) Recognized Researcher R2 (Ph.D. holders or equivalent who are not yet fully independent).
R1 and R2 levels are intended as described in the European Commission EURAXESS initiative https://euraxess.ec.europa.eu/.
For the mobility actions related to temporary stays in selected (*) organizations’ laboratory both the applicant and the host organization must be from selected organizations(*), so the grants are limited to EU members of selected organizations and the applicants shall be employed or have other formal arrangement at one of them, inside the EU.
For mobility actions related to the participation to courses, congress, seminars and selected (*) workshop, the applicant organization shall be members of selected organizations (*) inside the EU or an EU university for master students.
How to apply?
1) Fill‐up the suitable application form available here (for a “temporary stay action” or for a “participation action”), including motivation for the action plus additional information as the description of the training proposal (consisting of summary, methods and anticipated results) or the course/workshop/congress/seminar description and the possible proposed contribution by the applicant to the event;
2) Provide a confirmation letter from the applicant organisation stating the applicant effective enrolment;
3) Provide a confirmation letter from the host organisation stating its willingness to host the applicant for a specific period of time (only for the temporary stay actions);
4) Applicant`s CV, ideally in the Europass format
Applications with the required documentation shall be sent to prof. Sandro Paci (UNIPI) firstname.lastname@example.org
(*) List of selected EU organizations:
- BEL V, Belgium;
- COMMISSARIAT A L ENERGIE ATOMIQUE ET AUX ENERGIES ALTERNATIVES, France;
- AGENZIA NAZIONALE PER LE NUOVE TECNOLOGIE, L’ENERGIA E LO SVILUPPO ECONOMICO SOSTENIBILE, Italy;
- LIMITED LIABILITY COMPANY ENERGORISK, Ukraine;
- FRAMATOME GMBH, Germany;
- GESELLSCHAFT FUR ANLAGEN UND REAKTORSICHERHEIT (GRS) gGmbH, Germany;
- INSTITUTE OF NUCLEAR RESEARCH AND NUCLEAR ENERGY – BULGARIAN ACADEMY OF SCIENCES, Bulgaria;
- INSTITUT DE RADIOPROTECTION ET DE SURETE NUCLEAIRE, France;
- JRC -JOINT RESEARCH CENTRE- EUROPEAN COMMISSION;
- KARLSRUHER INSTITUT FUER TECHNOLOGIE, Germany;
- LIETUVOS ENERGETIKOS INSTITUTAS, Lithuania;
- NINE NUCLEAR AND INDUSTRIAL ENGINEERING SRL, Italy;
- PAUL SCHERRER INSTITUT, Switzerland;
- STATE ENTERPRISE STATE SCIENTIFIC AND TECHNICAL CENTER FOR NUCLEAR AND RADIATION SAFETY, Ukraine;
- TRACTEBEL ENGINEERING, Belgium;
- TECHNICAL UNIVERSITY OF SOFIA, Bulgaria;
- UNIVERSITA DI PISA, Italy;
- UNIVERSITA DEGLI STUDI DI ROMA LA SAPIENZA, Italy;
- VYTAUTO DIDZIOJO UNIVERSITETAS, Lithuania;
- Teknologian tutkimuskeskus VTT Oy, Finland;
- Jacobs Clean Energy Limited, United Kingdom.
The MUSA project has received funding from the Euratom Research and Training Programme 2014-2018 under grant agreement No 847441.