Portal to enhance international mobility of researchers
Added on 2006-02-21 12:33:39
The Europese Commissie launches two concrete initiatives to stimulate the mobility of researchers. The ERA-MORE and ERACAREERS portals are developed to distribute information on job openings in the EU, together with a lot of practicak information.
Europe aims to become a world most dynamic ‘knowledge-based economy’ by 2010. Stimulating the mobility of researchers plays a key role in this process. The European community has launched two initiatives to promote this new mobility strategy.
ERA-MORE (the European Network of Mobility Centres) assists the researchers and their family in their professional and daily activities in the host country. The ERACAREERS portal offers information for those researchers looking for a job in another country of the European Union on available scholarships and job offers, next to a lot of practical information. The site also addresses to organisations looking for talented researches to become part of their teams.
The ERA-MORE network now encloses 33 national networks and more than 200 mobility centers. The Belgian network of mobility centers, named Mercator Network, is launched officially on 19th September. A Flemish network, as part of the Belgian network, is run by the Flemish Science and Innovation Administration (AWI.