ORGANISATION NAMECatalan Agency for Business Competitiveness (ACCIÓ) - Government of Catalonia
FUNDING TYPEMobility IncomingMobility Outgoing
RESEARCH FIELDFormal sciencesNatural sciencesProfessions and applied sciences
CAREER STAGERecognised Researcher (R2) (PhD holders or equivalent who are not yet fully independent)Established Researcher (R3) (Researchers who have developed a level of independence)Leading Researcher (R4) (Researchers leading their research area or field)
Tecniospring INDUSTRY is the fellowship programme by the Catalan Agency for Busines Competitiveness (ACCIÓ) of the Government of Catalonia that provides financial support to individual mobility proposals presented by experienced researchers in liaison with a company based in Catalonia with at least 4 employees or a TECNIO entity. The duration of the fellowships is 2 years.
Experienced researchers applying to this action need to develop a research project with focus on technology transfer for the total duration of the fellowship that will enable them to progress in the development of their careers. The fellowship is expected to be part of a structured, longterm personal career development plan that is coherent with past achievements and clearly defines the future aims of the researcher.
Tecniospring INDUSTRY offers two different fellowships:
• Outgoing + return: for researchers of any nationality, willing to join a research or technology centre or R&D department of a private company located outside Spain for one year. This scheme includes a return phase of one more year to a Catalan company or a TECNIO entity.
• Incoming: for researchers of any nationality willing to join a Catalan company or a TECNIO entity for two years.
This project has receveid funding from the European Union's Horizon 2020 research and innovation programme under the Marie Skłodowska-Curie agreement No 801342.
What is funded
Tecniospring INDUSTRY funds for project up to:
Total company researcher costs: 117,000 € (x coeficient, only outgoing + return mobility and depending on the destination country)
Research costs: 15,240 €
Dissemination costs: 3,000 €
Mobility costs: 1,920 €
Tecniospring INDUSTRY applications are submitted by an experienced researcher in liaison with a Catalan host organisation.
Catalan host organisations must be companies located in Catalonia with 4 or more employees, or TECNIO entities accredited by ACCIÓ.
Researchers must hold a doctoral degree and two additional years of full-time research experience after obtaining it; or have at least six years of full-time equivalent research experience, including the period of research training, after obtaining the degree which would formally entitle them to embark on a doctorate.
The responsibility for the funding offers published on this website, including the funding description, lies entirely with the publishing institutions. The application is handled uniquely by the employer, who is also fully responsible for the recruitment and selection processes.