Celebration of the 100th Research Fellowship Programme supported by the
Marie Curie COFUND Action, Crowne Plaza Hotel, Brussels, 12 December 2012


12 December 2012

09:00-10:00 Registration and welcome coffee
Ceremony for the celebration of the 100th Fellowship Programme supported by COFUND
10:00-10:20 Welcome by Ms Androulla Vassiliou, European Commissioner of Education, Culture, Multilingualism and Youth
10:20-10:40 Presentation of NEWFELPRO, the 100th COFUND Fellowship Programme by Dr. Željko Jovanović, Croatian Minister of Science, Education and Sports
10:40-11:00 Overview of Marie Curie Actions and of COFUND by Alessandra Luchetti, Head of Unit of the Marie Curie Actions, Directorate-General for Education and Culture, European Commission
COFUND impact and success stories
11:00-11:30 Results of the recent COFUND evaluation study
Neil McDonald, ECORYS (UK)
11:30-12:30 Presentation of four success stories from other regional, national and international COFUND Fellowship Programmes:
  • Seamus Hegarty, CERN
  • Erik Litborn, VINNOVA (SE)
  • Mia Tomad, AREA Science Park (IT)
  • Miloš Šifalda, South Moravian Centre for International Mobility (CZ)
12:30-13:00 Questions and Discussion
13:00-14:30 Buffet lunch