MSCA 2015 - Luxembourg

December 10-11, 2015
COFUND – Synergies to Fuel Researchers' Careers

MSCA 2015 - Luxembourg

December 10-11, 2015
COFUND – Synergies to Fuel Researchers' Careers

MSCA 2015 - Luxembourg

December 10-11, 2015
COFUND – Synergies to Fuel Researchers' Careers

MSCA 2015 - Luxembourg

December 10-11, 2015
COFUND – Synergies to Fuel Researchers' Careers
Luxembourg’s 2015 Presidency of the European Council

The Grand Duchy of Luxembourg has been holding the Presidency of the Council of the European Union for the twelfth time, throughout the second semester of 2015. 

The MSCA  2015 – COFUND Conference has been one of the many Luxembourg EU Presidency events that took successfully place in the Grand- Duchy of Luxembourg.

The MSCA 2015 Conference has received funding from the European Union’s H2020 research and innovation programme and has been organised by the Luxembourg National Research Fund under the auspices of the Luxembourg EU Presidency.

Marie Skłodowska-Curie Actions 2015 / COFUND Conference
The Conference
photo album
Conference OVERVIEW
Inaugural Session

The MSCA team is happy to have welcomed participants from over 30 countries for this 2-day EU Presidency conference dedicated to the Researcher’s Career.

Check the Awards and Media sections for videos and articles on the MSCA 2015 – COFUND Conference and Awards. 

Presentations from the various sessions can be downloaded from the “Programme” section in the”Conference Programme” tab.

 

 

Marie Skłodowska-Curie Actions 2015 / COFUND Awards Winners
Press Release MSCA 2015 COFUND AWARDS

Congratulations to the three Laureates distinguished during the December 10th 2015 Awards Ceremony in Luxembourg !

Dr. AIDEN DOHERTY 
Senior Research Fellow
Nuffield Department of Population Health –
University of Oxford, UK
> video

Dr. JULIEN MEYER
Researcher  – Gipsa Laboratory
CNRS Grenoble, France
> video

Dr. DAVID HOEY 
Associate Professor – Biomedical engineering, School of Engineering
Dublin Trinity College, Ireland
> video  

 

 

 

 

Astronaut Claudie Haigneré: Honorary Speaker
@ Awards Ceremony

Luxembourg, Dec.10 –  Interpreting whistled languages through cognitive science, analysing big data for health purposes and developing innovative treatments for osteoporosis, these are 3 challenges addressed by the winners of the Marie Skłodowska-Curie Actions (MSCA) 2015 – COFUND awards. The winners were announced to an international audience during a gala dinner that took place in the magnificent setting of the Cercle Cité in Luxembourg City.

Three outstanding researchers, Dr Julien Meyer, Dr Aiden Doherty and Dr David Hoey, who were funded by the COFUND scheme, were selected amongst the most promising scientists and honoured for their excellent research during the Awards Ceremony.

The prizes were jointly remitted by Claudie Haigneré, honorary speaker astronaut and former French Minister for Research and for European Affairs; Martine Reicherts, Director General of DG Education and Culture of the European Commission, and Marc Schiltz, Secretary General of the Luxembourg National Research Fund, in the presence of Luxembourg’s Minister delegate for Higher Education and Research Marc Hansen and of a gathering of experts and stakeholders in the field of research.
A monetary prize of 1000€ complemented each award.