Destination Europe

Destination Europe is a forum for leading European research organisations, funders and industry to present the opportunities they offer to researchers and innovators from anywhere in the world. It is a joint initiative of the European Union and its Member States that

  • showcases Europe’s vibrant and exciting research and innovation culture
  • organizes events that enable you to learn about opportunities, ask questions, network and discuss with people who have chosen to work in Europe.


Why Europe?

Europe has world-class research institutions, innovation clusters and unique infrastructures.

Funding opportunities
Europe offers excellent career and funding opportunities. It funds frontier research generously allowing researchers to establish themselves independently.

Innovation and business opportunities
Europe supports innovation and translational research. It offers measures such as tax credits, support for early start-up companies and risk sharing facilities.

Europe offers rich and diverse experience outside the laboratory with its varied culture, food, landscape and lifestyle.

Working life
Europe offers multi-cultural working environments, with English a commonly used language among scientists. Workers in Europe enjoy high standards of social security and social benefits like maternity/paternity leave, pensions, health care etc.


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