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Published:  14 Mar 2022

MSCA Staff Exchanges 2021 call receives 209 proposals

The recent Staff Exchanges call generated a great response with applications representing €214 million for an indicative budget of €72.5 million in funding.

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The first call of the Marie Skłodowska-Curie Actions-funded Staff Exchanges scheme launched under Horizon Europe closed on 9 March 2022.

The European Research Executive Agency received 209 proposals from 28 countries. By comparison, 408 applications were submitted in 2020. Applicants requested a total budget close to €214 million. The overall indicative available budget is around €72.5 million.

Spreading MSCA best practice

Staff Exchanges funds short-term international and inter-sectoral exchanges of staff members involved in research and innovation activities of participating organisations.

The aim is to develop sustainable collaborative projects between different organisations from the academic and non-academic sectors (in particular small and medium-sized enterprises) from around the world.

People involved in staff exchange programmes benefit from new knowledge, skills and career development perspectives, while participating organisations increase their research and innovation capacities.

Proposals’ statistics

The European Commission will announce the list of successful applicants around mid-June 2022.

The list below presents the statistics by country of the coordinating organisation.

  • Austria: 1
  • Belgium: 2
  • Bosnia and Herzegovina: 1
  • Bulgaria: 1
  • Cyprus: 2
  • Czechia: 2
  • Denmark: 1
  • Estonia: 2
  • Finland: 2
  • France: 12
  • Germany: 8
  • Greece: 18
  • Ireland: 6
  • Italy: 36
  • Latvia: 3
  • Netherlands: 3
  • Norway: 1
  • Poland: 14
  • Portugal: 20
  • Romania: 4
  • Serbia: 2
  • Slovakia: 2
  • Slovenia: 1
  • Spain: 25
  • Sweden: 5
  • Turkey: 7
  • Ukraine: 2
  • United Kingdom: 24
  • Others (ineligible): 2

Staff Exchanges funded projects

Find a list of the projects funded in the previous Staff Exchanges call (formerly known as Research and Innovation Staff Exchanges) available on CORDIS.

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Published:  14 Mar 2022