FRONTIER RESEARCH OPPORTUNITIES through EU & International Grants & Fellowships

Date / Time 2019-07-16 14:00   --   15:20
Room 5.03
Conveners / Chairs
  • DR. KIM, Hyong- Ha (European Research Council NCP / HFSP National Coordinator / KRISS Principal Research Scientist) CONVENER
Synopsis
This special session is organized by the European Research Council (ERC) National Contact Point of Korea, aiming to introduce various fellowship opportunities funded by the EU- (Marie Sklodowska Curie Action) and International Organization Human Frontier Science Program (HFSP) to Korean researchers based in Europe as well as Korea. The speakers are former or current Korean fellowship holders, either based in Europe or Korea, and this session will mainly cover their testimonials. The speakers will share their efforts, trials, failure & success stories in obtaining fellowships, in addition to how the fellowships helped them establish their research career in Europe & Korea, in hopes of giving insight to fellow researchers. Also, they will be present to address questions from the audience. This session may be helpful to graduate students/postdocs who are planning for postdoc positions in Europe as their next career move, as well as principal investigators who are mentors to these candidates. This session will use Korean only without translation. Part 1: International Organization Fellowship Opportunities - Human Frontier Science Program Fellowship Awardees’ Testimonials Part 2: EU-Funded Fellowship Opportunities - Introduction of Marie Skłodowska-Curie Action (MSCA) COFUND Fellowship - MSCA Individual Fellowship Fellows’ Testimonials Part 3: EMBO Fellowship Opportunities - EMBO Individual Fellowship Fellows’ Testimonials Part 4: Question & Answer Session with the Speakers In addition to this session, there will be another session on July 18th 13:00~15:00, with high-level officials as speakers from the European Research Council, European Commission Directorate-General for Education, Youth, Sport, and Culture (Marie Sklodowska Curie Action), and Human Frontier Science Program Organization. Also an information booth for these organizations will be present during the conference, with informative leaflets and booklets. A communication officer from ERC will be present at the booth.
Speakers
  • DR. KIM, Hyong-ha (KRISS (Principal Research Scientist), ERC NCP & HFSP Adviser, Korea) [ 14:00 - 14:10 ]
    Title: Session Opening: Introduction of HFSP & Marie Sklodowska Curie Action Fellowship
  • DR. LEE, Yongchan (Max Planck Institute of Biophysics) [ 14:10 - 14:20 ]
    Title: HFSP Fellowship
  • DR. HAN, Seungmin (WT-CRUK Institute, University of Cambridge) [ 14:20 - 14:30 ]
    Title: HFSP Fellowship
  • DR. LEE, Seunghwan (Technical University of Denmark (DTU), Department of Mechanical Engineering) [ 14:30 - 14:40 ]
    Title: MSCA COFUND Postdoctoral Fellowship
  • DR. KIM, Teun-teun (Institute for Basic Science (IBS), Sungkyunkwan University (SKKU), Center for Integrated Nanostructure Physics (CINAP)) [ 14:40 - 14:50 ]
    Title: MSCA Individual Fellowship
  • DR. HEO, Inha (Johnson & Johnson) [ 14:50 - 15:00 ]
    Title: MSCA IF & EMBO Fellowship
  • DR. JU, Young Seok (Korea Advanced Institute of Science & Technology) [ 15:00 - 15:10 ]
    Title: EMBO Long Term Fellowship
  • DR. KIM, Hyong-ha (KRISS (Principal Research Scientist), HFSP Adviser, Korea & MSCA Evaluator) [ 15:10 - 15:20 ]
    Title: Question & Answer Session / Panel Discussion
Date / Time 2019-07-16 15:40   --   17:10
Room 5.03
Conveners / Chairs
  • DR. KIM, Hyong-ha (KRISS (Principal Research Scientist), ERC NCP & HFSP National Adviser, Korea) CONVENER
Synopsis
This special session is organized by the European Research Council (ERC) National Contact Point of Korea, aiming to introduce various grant opportunities funded by the EU- (European Research Council) and International Organization Human Frontier Science Program (HFSP) to Korean researchers based in Europe as well as Korea. The speakers are former or current Korean grant holders, either based in Europe or Korea, and this session will mainly cover their testimonials. The speakers will share their efforts, trials, failure & success stories in obtaining these grants, in addition to how the grants helped them establish their research career and independent laboratory in Europe & Korea, in hopes of giving insight to fellow researchers. Also, they will be present to address questions from the audience. This session may be helpful to principal investigators and postdocs who are holding/planning for permanent positions in Europe or Korea as their next career move. This session will use Korean only without translation. Part 1: EU-funded grant Opportunities - Introduction: Marie Sklodowska Curie Action RISE (Research & Innovation Staff Exchange) & National Research Foundation Matching Funds Part 2: European Research Council Grant Opportunities European Research Council Grantees’ Testimonials Part 3: International Organization Grant Opportunities - HFSP Research Grant Awardees’ Testimonials Part 4: Question & Answer Session with the ERC Grantees & HFSP Awardees Question & Answer Session: with the Speakers In addition to this session, there will be another session on July 18th 13:00~15:00, with high-level officials as speakers from the European Research Council, European Commission Directorate-General for Education, Youth, Sport, and Culture (Marie Sklodowska Curie Action), and Human Frontier Science Program Organization. Also an information booth for these organizations will be present during the conference, with informative leaflets and booklets. A communication officer from ERC will be present at the booth.
Speakers
  • DR. KIM, Hyong-ha (KRISS (Principal Research Scientist), ERC NCP & HFSP Adviser, Korea) [ 15:40 - 15:50 ]
    Title: Opening & Introduction of the Session
  • MS. HAN, Seung-mi (National Research Foundation, Korea) [ 15:50 - 16:00 ]
    Title: MSCA-RISE & NRF Matching Funds
  • DR. LEE, Joo-hyeon (University of Cambridge, Stem Cell Institute) [ 16:00 - 16:10 ]
    Title: European Research Council Starting Grant
  • DR. LEE, Seunghwan (Technical University of Denmark (DTU), Department of Mechanical Engineering) [ 16:10 - 16:20 ]
    Title: European Research Council Starting Grant
  • DR. JOO, Chirlmin (Delft University, Kavli Institute of Nanoscience) [ 16:20 - 16:30 ]
    Title: European Research Council Starting & Consolidator Grant & Human Frontier Science Program Research Grant
  • DR. LEE, Sang Wook (Ewha Woman's University, Dept. of Physics) [ 16:30 - 16:40 ]
    Title: Human Frontier Science Program Research Grant
  • DR. JU, Young Seok (Korea Advanced Institute of Science & Technology) [ 16:40 - 16:50 ]
    Title: Human Frontier Science Program Young Investigator Grant
  • DR. KIM, Hyong-ha (KRISS (Principal Research Scientist), ERC NCP & HFSP Adviser, Korea) [ 16:50 - 17:10 ]
    Title: Question & Answer Session
Date / Time 2019-07-18 13:00   --   15:10
Room 5.03
Conveners / Chairs
  • DR. KIM, Hyong-ha (Korea National Contact Point of ERC, HFSP National Coordinator & Principal Research Scientist, KRISS) CONVENER
  • DR. KANG, Sungwon (Research Fellow, Korea Institute of Civil Engineering & Building Technology) COCHAIR
Synopsis
This special session is organized by the European Research Council (ERC) National Contact Point of Korea, aiming to introduce grant opportunities funded by the EU- and International Organization Human Frontier Science Program (HFSP) to Korean researchers based in Europe as well as Korea. The ERC President Prof. Jean-Pierre Bourguignon will be present to share insight with young researchers, as well as the ERC Head of Department of Scientific Management, Prof. Jose Labastida (ERC), Prof. Warwick Anderson, Secretary General of HFSP, and EC officials to introduce each organization’s funding and address the audiences’ questions. Part 1: Introducing EU-funded Grant & Fellowship opportunities - Horizon 2020 funding opportunities - ERC grant opportunities - MSCA grant & fellowship opportunities Different funding schemes such as ERC grants, Marie Sklodowska-Curie actions (MSCA), and Horizon 2020 thematic projects will be presented by appropriate experts from the ERC, DGEAC (Directorate-General for Education, Youth, Sport and Culture, for MSCA), and DGRI (Directorate-General for Research & Innovation for Thematic projects of Horizon 2020). Part 2: Introducing Funding Opportunities by International Organization HFSP - HFSP grants & fellowship opportunities HFSP has provided grants and fellowships to researchers all over the world for the past 30 years. These funding tracks, recent trends, along with data of Korean researchers’ participation. will be introduced. Part 3: International S&T Cooperation Programs & Policies of Korea - Korea-Europe International Cooperation Programs funded by MSIT - Korea-Europe S&T International Cooperation Policies & Activities Part 4: Panel Discussion and Q&A With the ERC President and other presenters as panel members, in-depth discussion will be held to share more information. Along with the speakers, Korean ERC grantees, MSCA fellows & HFSP awardees will be present to answer questions from the audience. During panel discussion, they may share their efforts, trials, failures & successes in getting grants, in addition to how the grants helped them establish their research career in Europe & Korea, in hopes of giving insight to fellow researchers. Also an information booth for these organizations will be present during the conference, with informative leaflets and booklets. A communication officer from ERC will be present at the booth. * Organizing Committee - Chair: Hyong-Ha KIM, Ph.D., ERC NCP for Republic of Korea, Principal Research Scientist, KRISS - Sungwon Kang, Ph.D., Research Fellow, Korea Institute of Civil Engineering & Building Technology (National Liaison & Coordination) - Teun-Teun Kim, Ph.D., Research Professor, IBS Young Scientist Fellow, Center for Integrated Nanostructure Physics, Institute for Basic Science, Sungkyunkwan University (International Coordination & Liaison with Organizers) - Seunghwan Lee, , Ph.D., Associate Professor, Technical University of Denmark (Contents Coordination & Program Planning)
Speakers
  • DR. KIM, Hyong-ha (KRISS (Principal Research Scientist), ERC NCP & HFSP Adviser, Korea) [ 13:00 - 13:10 ]
    Title: Opening of the Session & Introduction of Speakers
  • PROF. LABASTIDA, Jose (The European Research Council Executive Agency) [ 13:10 - 13:30 ]
    Title: European Research Council Grant Opportunities
  • MR. RICHTER, Bodo (European Commission, Directorate-General for Education, Youth, Sport & Culture) [ 13:30 - 13:50 ]
    Title: Marie Skłodowska-Curie Action Grant Opportunities
  • DR. ANDERSON, Warwick (Human Frontier Science Program Organization) [ 13:50 - 14:10 ]
    Title: Human Frontier Science Program Fellowship & Grant Opportunities
  • DR. KIM, Jong-deok (The National Research Foundation of Korea (NRF)) [ 14:10 - 14:30 ]
    Title: International S&T Cooperation Programs & Policies of Korea
  • DR. KIM, Hyong-ha (KRISS (Principal Research Scientist), ERC NCP & HFSP Adviser, Korea) [ 14:30 - 15:00 ]
    Title: Question & Answer Session / Panel Discussion/ Group photo session & Closing of the Session
  • Group photo session [ 15:10 - 14:20 ]