The EC has now opened the 2017 Call for Proposals for Marie Sklodowska-Curie Actions (MSCA) Innovative Training Networks (ITN).
ITN are trans-european/trans-national, inter-sectoral, inter-disciplinary (where appropriate) partnerships or networks of research organisations and the non-academic sector, which build knowledge through individual/personalised projects by early-stage researchers (ie doctoral researchers) in a defined area of science or scholarship, and develop the skills and careers of the ESRs through a joint research training or doctoral programme which includes transferable skills training, and meaningful exposure to the non-academic sector. There are three strands of ITN: European Training Networks (ETN), European Industrial Doctorates (EID) and European Joint Doctorates (EJD).
More information may be found here: http://ec.europa.eu/research/participants/portal/desktop/en/opportunities/h2020/topics/msca-itn-2017.html or contact Sheila Mathison, Research Development Manager (EU) SMathison@lincoln.ac.uk
UKRO (UK Research Office Brussels), in its capacity as the UK National Contact Point for MSCA has organised an ITN Information Event in London on 12 October 2016. Places are still available. See here for more information and to register: https://www.ukro.ac.uk/about-ukro/ukro-event/%7B782f4f00-0bfa-49e9-9317-ef927fb1d90b%7D/46 If you intend to coordinate an ITN funding may be available to cover the costs of attending the meeting but please contact Sheila Mathison to apply for this before making your travel arrangements.