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    Marie Sklodowska-Curie Actions COFUND Programme

Assessment Criteria - Written Proposal

Assessment Criteria - Written Proposal

All eligible applications will be evaluated by three independent assessors and will be given a score from 0-100 in accordance with criteria for the selection of fellows outlined in the table below which is based on the European Union Horizon 2020 Marie Sklodowska-Curie Actions criteria.

A threshold of 70% will be applied to the final scores. Applicants scoring less than 70% will not progress to the interview phase of the selection process. Of the applicants who score 70% or more, a maximum of 3 applicants per fellowship position will be brought forward to the interview phase.

All applicants will be informed by the Programme Manager about the score they have achieved and whether or not they have progressed to the interview phase of the selection process.


Quality, innovative aspects and credibility of the research (including inter/multidisciplinary aspects, and if appropriate, intersectoral aspects) Enhancing research and innovation related human resources, skills, and working conditions to realise the potential of individuals and to provide new career perspectives Overall coherence and effectiveness of the work plan, including appropriateness of the allocation of tasks and resources
Clarity and quality of training and career development for the researcher in light of the research objectives. Effectiveness of the proposed measures for communication and results dissemination Appropriateness of the management structures and procedures, including quality management and risk management
Quality of the supervision and the hosting arrangements. Appropriateness of the proposed PI. If appropriate, quality of PI at secondment host.   Appropriateness of the institutional environment (infrastructure). Appropriateness of the institutional environment at the secondment host (if applicable).
Capacity of the researcher to reach or re-enforce a position of professional maturity in research Competences and experience of the secondment host organisation (if applicable).
50% 30% 20%
Priority in case of ex aequo
1 2 3
NB: An overall threshold of 70% will be applied to the total weighted score.