IT-DED³ Annual Meeting and Winter School 2019

  • Date: January 17-18, 2019
  • Location: Institute for Applied Ophthalmobiology (IOBA), University Campus Miguel Delibes, University of Valladolid, Spain

On January 17 and 18 (2019), the IT-DED³ consortium celebrated its Annual Meeting at The Institute for Applied Ophthalmobiology (IOBA), Valladolid –Spain. During the meeting, the Mid-Term Check by the REA took place, in which all the consortium members had the opportunity to listen to the important information provided by Ms. Barbara Mester, Head of Operational Sector, MSCA actions at the European Commission. As well, all IT-DED3 ESR fellows had the opportunity to introduce themselves and their research project to the EC REA Officer and to the members of the External Advisory Board of IT-DED³: Dr. Michael E. Stern, Prof. Dr. Virginia Calder and Prof. Dr. Carina Koppen; all them world scientific leaders in the field of Dry Eye Diseases (DED), who provided the PhD students with their excellent advice to move on in their research career.

The Annual Meeting took place during the celebration of the first Winter School of  IT-DED³ (Valladolid, January 14-18, 2019) which was focused on ‘Good Research Practices’. Two lectures within the Winter School were offered to a broader public.

Programme of the Annual Meeting 2019

Programme of the First Winter School


Annual Meeting of IT-DED³ 2019: COMING SOON!

The Annual Meeting of IT-DED3 will be held in Valladolid, Spain in January 17-18. The meeting, which will take place at IOBA's facilities, will gather all beneficiaries, our 12 ESR fellows, members of the External Advisory Board and the REA Project Officer of IT-DED3.

The programme will be composed of the Mid-Term Check (MTC) by the EU Research Executive Agency (REA) on Thursday, January 17 and the Consortium Meeting on Friday, January 18. The MTC is intended to assess the fulfilment of the recruitment procedure, the eligibility of the fellows and any deviations of the original training programme. During the Consortium Meeting on Friday, both scientific and management aspects will be discussed by the consortium members.

We look forward to a fruitful, productive, successful and enjoyable meeting!


TFOS Conference 2020! SAVE THE DATE!

The next International TFOS Conference 2020 already has a date and a venue: September 9-12, 2020, Cernobbio, Italy. The team of IT-DED3 will not miss it!

More detaills are coming soon at this link.

IT-DED³ Recruitment Event

News & Events* 

Date: May 24, 2018

Location: Grauwzusters Cloister, City Campus University of Antwerp (Belgium)

The recruitment event of IT-DED³  was held in the Grauwzusters Cloister of the University of Antwerp on May 24. A total of 34 candidates from 24 countries were interviewed (26 in person and 8 via Skype). In the coming days, the supervisory board will select 12 Early Stage Researchers (ESRs) to join the project and conduct their doctoral research in the field of Drug Development for patients suffering from Dry Eye Diseases (DED).


IT-DED³ Kick-off meeting

News & Events* January 12, 2018

The Kick-off meeting of IT-DED3 was held at the historic Hof van Liere building of the City Campus of the University of Antwerp, on January 11th and 12th, 2018. The meeting was attended by representatives of all beneficiary institutions that make up the consortium and served to set the basis for a fruitful cooperation and good partnership.

Agenda of the kick-off meeting

Press release (10 January 2018)

H2020 ITN Coordinators' Info day

News & Events* December 12, 2017

The IT-DED3 coordination team was present at the ITN 2016 Coordinators’ Info Day, which was organised by the Research Executive Agency (REA) and held in Brussels on December 11, 2017.

The session featured presentations on how to implement MSCA ITN projects, offering the coordinators the opportunity to pose questions to the REA officers. Requirements were given as regards recruitment, financial management and reporting provisions as well as horizontal aspects covering ethics, IPR and open access.

Moreover, during the meeting, the IT-DED3 coordination team had the opportunity to meet our Project Officer, who provided us with valuable information to ensure sound management of the IT-DED3 project.