• Event Date: 15-Jul-2021

The Cyprus Institute (CYI): Online Workshop MSCA Postdoctoral Fellowships in Horizon Europe - Proposal Preparation Advice and Support

About the Workshop

On 22 June 2021, the European Commission announced the MSCA “Postdoctoral Fellowships” 2021 Call. The Climate and Atmosphere Research Center-of-Excellence (CARE-C) at the Cyprus Institute, has announced its expression of interest to host applications from eligible postdoctoral researchers). More information at: https://bit.ly/3yjn41k

Within that context, the Grants & Tenders Writing Office of the Research & Innovation Support Operations Unit of CARE-C, is hosting an Online Workshop on proposal writing for prospective applicants.

The workshop will briefly introduced CARE-C as a prospective Host.  The majority of the event focused on providing practical advice and support  to prospective applicants on how to:

  • Better comprehend the content & rules of the call
  • Understand the “reviewers’ mind-set” and use it in proposal writing
  • Decipher what is the expected content per evaluation criteria;
  • Utilize practical “hints & tips” for competitive proposal writing

Who is it for

Postdoctoral Researchers in Climate & Atmosphere Research, interested and eligible to applied for an MSCA Postdoctoral Fellowship with CARE-C as their Host Organization. 

More information on MSCA-PF eligibility at:  https://bit.ly/2VmDveX 


To participate, please register at:  https://bit.ly/3wFoUZi 


(times in CEST)

10:00-10:30         Welcome | Brief presentation of CARE-C – CyI as a Host Organization

10:30-11:30         The “MSCA-PF-2021” Call

  • “Why” (Purpose)
  • “Who” (Eligibility)
  • “What” (Content)

11:30-12:30        “How” to Write the MSCA-PF Proposal

  • Understanding the “Reviewer’s Mind-set”
  • Real Examples from Evaluation-Remarks

12:30-13:30         “How” to Write the MSCA-PF Proposal

  • “Deciphering” the Template’s Language
  • Practical Guidance and “Hints-&-Tips”

13:30-14:00         Synopsis and Take-Home Messages

About the Host Organisation

The Climate & Atmosphere Research Center (CARE-C) is a regional Centre of Excellence based at The Cyprus Institute, with a focus on the Eastern Mediterranean and Middle East (EMME) region.

The Center of Excellence was founded at the Cyprus Institute through competitive funding secured from the European Commission and the Cyprus Government in the framework of the Horizon 2020 Teaming project “EMME-CARE”(Grant no. 856612). CARE-C was established with Advanced Partners the Max Planck Institute for Chemistry in Germany; the University of Helsinki in Finland; and the French Alternative Energies and Atomic Energy Commission (CEA) in France.

CARE-C’s work focuses on environmental and climate change research and the creation of sustainable solutions to address relevant societal challenges in the EMME, which has been identified as a climate change “hotspot”.

Source: The Cyprus Institute (CYI) ( https://bit.ly/3yjofhg)