WHAT IS EURAXESS

EURAXESS - Researchers in Motion is a unique pan-European initiative established and backed by the European Commission that supports researchers‘ mobility and career development and enhances scientific collaboration in Europe and beyond. EURAXESS portal (https://euraxess.ec.europa.eu/)  encompasses more than 20 000 registered R&D organisations.

It is the largest database of research jobs that has been operating since 2003. In 2021, more than 80 000 job offers for researchers were advertised via this platform.

The EURAXESS network consists of 650+ EURAXESS centres in 43 countries that are in daily contact with researchers providing them with personal assistance and guidance. In addition, 9 EURAXESS Worldwide hubs facilitate collaborations with the research communities outside Europe.

EURAXESS resources and tools are valuable not only for researchers: companies can post their vacancies free of charge, widening their visibility to reach and attract talents from all over the world.

EURAXESS network members are inviting you for online matchmaking fair Researchers2Businesses organised as part of EURAXESS Hubs project.

 

MATCHMAKING FAIR RESEARCHERS 2 BUSINESSES

The aim is to provide researchers with an opportunity to discover variety of existing career opportunities outside academia and for companies to facilitate the connection with this talent via thematically focused online event. Special oportunity for refugee researchers is also welcome to be presented to shelter talents escaping conflicts.

Event is free of charge.

PARTICIPANTS

Companies: with research, technology development and innovation or related activities carried out in Europe, i.e. with headquarters or branches located in 43 countries where EURAXESS Network is represented. All types of organisations (private, public, non-for-profit) and all company sizes are welcome.

Early-stage researchers and postdocs: PhD students and postdocs primarily within up to 8 years after graduating from PhD studies, conducting research in Europe or outside Europe. Researchers escaping from conflict zones are very welcome to participate.

*Organisers will select participants so they fit well into the overall concept of the matchmaking fair and will try to provide fair opportunities.

ABOUT THE EVENT

All early-stage researchers, postdocs and companies generating new knowledge, developing and manufacturing innovative solutions in the fields/areas covered by the fair are welcome to participate.

WHEN: June 20th, 2022, 9:00 - 19:00 CEST

flexible agenda points

HOW: online at: https://rebeca-by-euraxess-researchers2businesses-fair.b2match.io/

WHAT: Health, Wellbeing, Climate, Environment & Mobility

 

 

AGENDA

Fair will consist mainly of 1 on 1 meetings of researchers with company representatives. The participants are scheduling individual meetings themselves, based on their availability.

Meetings last up to 20 minutes.

Here researchers and companies can focus on sharing achievements, discussing typical positions available for staff with research background, their responsibilities, ways of cooperation with academic institutions, specific career and cooperation offers.

Scheduling of individual meetings in the defined time slots will be possible in advance as well as during the course of the event based on the agreement of both sides. it is possible to mark the personal availability for specific hours within the block while registering.

Companies will also be given the opportunity to present their activities in parallel group sessions and researchers to hear about companies´ portfolios. Those sessions will be organised as a 1-hour block with 15-minute presentations per a company followed by questions and answers.

Participants can also take advantage of the Marketplace for any announcements  (job positions/internship offers, project cooperation seeking, expertise offer, other requests).

 

Health, Wellbeing, Climate, Environment & Mobility

9:00 - 9:15       Opening by organisers

9:15 - 10:00     What makes a career of a researcher unique? (panel discussion)

10:00 - 11:00   Company presentations - parallel sessions  (1st block)

11:20 - 12:20   Company presentations - parallel sessions  (2nd block)

12:20 - 12:30   Conclusions from the conference programme and Welcome to 1:1 sessions

13:00 - 19:00   Individual matchmaking meetings

 

REGISTRATION PROCESS

Companies - online registration is open until June 7th, 2022. Company representatives can register directly through the B2match platform HERE.

 

Researchers - Participants who are interested in the topic of Climate, Environment & Mobility can still register HERE until May 27th, 2022. The registration process is two-step. After the registration process is closed, the organisers will take a look at all registration profiles and will contact all participants to inform them if they were accepted for the fair participation and how to proceed with building the profile in the B2match platform.

 

CONTACT

In case of any questions, please contact us at: euraxess@saia.sk

 

LEAFLET       


Events are funded by project No: 101035541 – EURAXESS Hubs – H2020-IBA-SwafS-EURAXESS-Top-IV-2020. The organisers come from Slovakia (SAIA, n. o.), Czech Republic (The Centre of Administration and Operations of the Czech Academy of Sciences), France (France Universités) Albania (National Agency for Scientific Research and Innovation), Spain (Spanish Foundation for Science and Technology) and Ireland (The Irish Universities Association).