Horizon Europe (2021 - 2027)

EU TalentON Katowice 2024 - European Union Contest for early-career researchers

Last update: May 22, 2024 Last update: May 22, 2024


Start Date:Dec 1, 2023
End Date:Nov 30, 2024
Contract value: EUR 499,691
Sectors:Research Research
Date posted:May 22, 2024

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HORIZON.4.2 - Reforming and enhancing the European R&I System 
HORIZON.4.2.6 - Careers and universities

Topic(s): HORIZON-WIDERA-2023-EU-CECR-IBA - European Union Contest for early-career researchers

Call for proposal: HORIZON-WIDERA-2023-EU-CECR-IBA

Funding Scheme: HORIZON-CSA - HORIZON Coordination and Support Actions

Grant agreement ID: 101146604


EU TalentON Katowice 2024 - European Union Contest for early-career researchers (EU TalentON) is the contest for early career researchers. A pilot took place for the first time in Leiden – European Capital of Science 2022. This event will challenge young talented researchers to find solutions contributing to the most pressing global issues. The four-day contest in 2024 will take place in Katowice in Poland. It will be one of the flag events during Katowice - European Capital of Science 2024 proceedings and will bring together more than 100 early career researchers from across EU and feature an extensive programme, co-created with academia, innovators and industry.Divided into small teams, talented early career researchers will receive the necessary
tools (such as workshops, lectures, master classes, personal guidance and cultural experiences) to create innovative and marketable solutions to challenges, which are based on EU Missions. At the end of the event, each team will pitch their solution to a professional jury and the public. Winners will receive sponsored prizes. The EU TalentOn, directly contributes to the actions set out in the ERA Policy Agenda. Specifically, the contest helps bring science closer to citizens by inviting them to co-create solutions for our most pressing challenges.

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