Ten participants from different MENA countries composted mainly by PhD students, researchers, professors, innovators and stakeholders (companies, public administrations and governments) that have a good scientific level and English language skills will be selected to participate in a traineeship in Europe, hosted by five EU partners.
The second call is open to 7 participants.
The hosting institutions will accept participants with a different degree but with a consistent and demonstrable experience in the topics of 5TOI_4EWAS project (water, energy, food and/or nexus related fields).The choice of the participants must be consistent with the objective of the same foreseen training courses which is to motivate and strengthen the collaboration of young researchers and companies to encourage applied research and innovation in the nexus related fields.
The main sources of participants to be selected to attend to the courses will come from MENA 5TOI Consortium partners but also from stakeholder entities such as:
MENA Ministries of Environment, Research and Enterprises;
National public agencies related to R&D (focused on nexus);
Universities, Research Centres and other Institutions involved in Water R&D and Innovation;Nexus Industrial associations; Large and Small Companies known to be involved in Nexus Research and innovation. After approval of the selected candidates the successful participants will be distributed according to the following agenda of secondments: 1 person will stay in UAB. 1 person will stay in INNOLABS. 2 people will stay in INNOVABIC. 1 person will stay in GIRAF. 2 people will stay in MUAS. Participants will receive a contribution of 1500 Euro per each to cover travel and accommodation, plus benefits for their secondments in Europe. The Candidates should submit a complete application form along with the required documentation within 13th March following the indication of each 5TOI4_EWAS MENA Country Partner. Here the list of 5TOI partners http://www.5toi.eu/project/consortium/