Are you in search of a funding programme for your research and innovation project? The Marie Skłodowska-Curie Research and Innovation Staff Exchange (RISE) promotes cross-border and cross-sector collaboration between research and market within Europe and beyond.

Part of the Horizon 2020 framework programme, the RISE scheme supports industrial competitiveness and skills development through short-term staff exchange for research and innovation professionals. The aim is to facilitate the sharing of knowledge and ideas from research to market (and vice-versa).

In a nutshell

  • Who?
    Academic institutions and non-academic organisations (at least 3 from 3 different countries)
  • What?
    100% funding of staff exchange costs
    Exchange for up to 12 months per staff member (can be split into multiple stays of ≥1 month)
    Maximum of 540 person-months per project
  • Where?
    Europe and Third countries
  • When?
    Call deadline every year
    Next deadline: 28 April 2020

For more information, please read our information sheet or contact Charles Betz, PhD, Advisor – European R&D and Innovation Support

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