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The fifth edition of the EURAXESS Japan Tour 2017 will take place at Kobe University on 19 September.

This will be a very special edition, featuring a session dedicated to European Research Council grants (including the newly launched Synergy Grants) by Dr Voilley, Research Programme Officer for the ERC in Brussels, Belgium.


Dr. Nicolas Voilley, ERC Research Programme Offficer


  • 10:00 Welcome address
    Prof. Yoshida, Kobe University
  • 10:05 Why go international with EU grants?
    Dr Py, EURAXESS Japan
  • 10:15 Opportunities for Doctorates and Post-docs in Europe via the Marie Sklodowska-Curie Actions International Training Network and Individual Fellowships
    Dr Py, EURAXESS Japan
  • 11:00 Opportunities for excellent, experienced researchers with the ERC Starting, Consolidator, Advanced and Synergy grants
    Dr Voilley, European Research Council
  • 11:50 Feedback from a Japanese JSPS researcher who participated in an ERC team
    Dr Furumi, Kobe University
  • 12:10-14:00 Individual consultation session
    ERC & MSCA; prior registration required