EXCELLtoINNOV project has one key central Work Package, ERA Chair recruitment, supported and complemented by other five additional Work Packages, designed to achieve concrete objectives.
WP1: Project management
Ensure the proper management of EXCELLtoINNOV, in order to achieve the objectives, milestones and deliverables of the project in due time. The basis for all types of management activities, from administrative to financial, is detailed. The management team will also set-up an effective communication infrastructure with regional, national and international partners of EXCELLtoINNOV network, as well as with the EC.
WP2: ERA Chair recruitment
Recruit the ERA Chair holder as well as his/her scientific team. The successful achievement of this objective will be potentiated through a worldwide dissemination of ERA Chair recruitment call.
WP3: Capacity building
Capacitate iMM Lisboa in order to allow: raising the success rate of iMM Lisboa in Horizon 2020 and diversify its participation in other EU co-funded initiatives; to boost iMM Lisboa research excellence; and to potentiate a better integration of iMM Lisboa in the business community.
WP4: Implementation of ERA priorities
Contribute to the implementation of ERA priorities through the implementation of The European Charter for Researchers & The Code of Conduct for the Recruitment of Researchers, by following the Human Resources Strategy for Researchers (HRS4R) and attainment and maintenance of the HR Excellence in Research logo.
WP5: International overseas cooperation
Establish a translational biomedical research hub anchored in Lisbon that will leverage the national potential beyond borders and act as the interface of Europe with America and Africa, through the establishment of a forum for overseas discussion in immunity and infection, the generation of a Database gathering experts in immunity and infection and the organisation of Expert visits to/from selected organisations in America and Africa.
WP6: International overseas cooperation
Ensure the proper dissemination and exploitation of the achievements of EXCELLtoINNOV project in the most efficient way. This will be achieved by: raising public and scientific awareness of the project and facilitating the interaction with scientific and non-scientific audiences, including the business community.