EURAXIND

Increasing industry engagement with the EURAXESS Network

“Although the number of researchers in the EU has been increasing since 2000 at a faster rate than in the United States and Japan, we still lag behind when it comes to the share of researchers in the workforce.” Commissioner Maire Geoghegan-Quinn 

The EURAXIND project aims to strengthen relationships between industry and academia by increasing employer engagement with the existing EURAXESS networks through expertise, practical toolkits, benchmarking surveys and workshops. EURAXIND will provide opportunities for collaborations and strategic partnerships, and promote the recruitment of highly skilled researchers into all employment sectors.

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Project's objectives

  • Identify employers' and researchers' needs to support intersectoral mobility and collaboration.
  • Provide the EURAXESS network with online resources to support institutional outreach and engagement with employers.
  • Encourage researchers to consider career and research opportunities within industry.
  • Attract more industry employers to use EURAXESS services.

Core activities

  • Three literature reviews from employer, institution and researcher perspectives
  • Four surveys from employer, institution and differing researcher perspective
  • Employer engagement strategy
  • Seven workshops in seven countries for the EURAXESS network
  • Seven workshops in seven countries for employers
  • Development of a toolkit for EURAXESS network
  • Development of a toolkit for researchers
Project background

Project background

EURAXIND brings together seven partners and seven third parties from the EURAXESS Service Network in Europe with the aim of increasing industry participation in EURAXESS services... Find out more

Project consortium

  • Careers Research Advisory Centre (CRAC)/Vitae
  • Fundacion Espanola Para La Ciencia Y La Technologia
  • Oesterreichische Forschungsfoederungsgesellschaft MBH
  • Bay Zoltan Alkalmazott Kutatasi Kozhasznu
  • Sofiiski Universitet Sveti Kliment Ohridski
  • IP&D Innovation Projects and Development Ltd
  • Stichting EP Nuffic
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Vitae and Euraxess

Vitae and Euraxess

Vitae is the EURAXESS Career Development Centre for the UK, your virtual service centre for everything related to career development for researchers.