Annual Meeting of the SECURE Project: Sustainable Careers for Researcher Empowerment

The European project Sustainable Careers for Empowering Researchers (SECURE), led by PLOCAN, with the main goal of enhancing attractiveness and reducing precarity in academic research careers, held its annual general assembly on February 8th and 9th, 2024, at the University of Rijeka.

During their assembly, the project partners outlined the achievements of the previous year and laid the foundation for recommendations and actions to be implemented in Research Performing Organisations (RPOs) and Research Funding Organisations (RFOs) selected by the project.

These recommendations and actions are specifically targeted at the governing bodies with decision-making authority in these RPOs and RFOs.

The hosts at the University of Rijeka provided an excellent welcome to all involved partners: Technopolis Group Belgium (TGB), The International Consortium of Research Staff Associations (ICoRSA), The European Council of Doctoral Candidates and Junior Researchers (Eurodoc), Marie Curie Alumni Association (MCAA), The Academy of Business in Society (ABIS), Adoc Talent Management (Adoc), Young European Research Universities Network (YERUN), University of Cyprus (UCY), Universidade Nova de Lisboa (UNL), Executive Agency for Higher Education, Research, Development and Innovation Funding (UEFISCDI), Center for the Promotion of Science (CPN), Österreichisches Institut für Wirtschaftsforschung (WIFO), The European Association for the Advancement of Science and Technology (EuroScience), Bay Zoltán Nonprofit Ltd. for Applied Research (BAY), VDI/VDE Innovation + Technik GmbH (VDI/VDE/IT), Careers Research and Advisory Center (CRAC-VITAE).

The SECURE project is funanced by the European Union through the GRANT AGREEMENT concluded with the European Research Executive Agency (REA), under the powers delegated by the European Commission. Project number: 101094902.

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