RItrain Staff Exchanges aims for managerial staff from European Research Infrastructures at learning managerial and leadership best practices in areas that are new to them, or where a specific expertise could be interesting to develop. The programme offers to make exchange visits to research infrastructures that are noted for their excellence in selected areas.
In 2017, three areas have been chosen:
1. “Stakeholder Management and Community Building”
May / June 2017 in Prague/Brno CZ, organised by the Institute of Molecular Genetics,
Academy of Sciences Czech Republic
(deadline for submission: 31 March 2017);
2. “Strategic Vision, Governance and Business Development”
6 - 7 or 10 - 11 April 2017 in Amsterdam NL, organised by EATRIS-ERIC
(deadline for submission: 5 March 2017);
3. “Service Provision”
2 - 5 May 2017 in Hinxton UK, organised by EMBL-EBI
(deadline for submission: 31 March 2017).
Applicants are requested to submit a motivation statement and a CV as part of their application. Applications will be evaluated along criteria specified in the call texts. There are no fees to participate, subsistence is included but selected delegates will need to cover their own travel and accommodation costs.
After positive evaluation, this programme shall be continued with new calls for 2018 to be published towards the second half of the year.