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Training project

Advanced Training for the Enhancement Project of multidisciplinary marine research infrastructures in Sicily, Campania and Puglia as a contribution to ESFRI EMSO (EMSO-MedIT)
The training project which is proposed as a contribution to ESFRI EMSO (EMSO-MedIT) in the framework of the Enhancement Project of multidisciplinary marine research infrastructures in Sicily, Campania and Puglia, will aim to provide the skills and know-how necessary to the use of EMSO-MedIT infrastructure. The training will be addressed to all potential users, from the typical researchers and technologists of the Public Research Centres located in the 4 convergence regions, to other beneficiaries, such as industry, public authorities, scientific community and general public.
The main objective of this training programme will be the creation of No. 3 job profiles with a multi-disciplinary competences in the field of relevance for the observation of the coastal and deep marine environment and related technologies:
Profile 1) Research Infrastructure Manager: He/She is a person with scientific or engineering background with experience in managing complex projects and familiar with project management concepts, management and development of complex instrumentation, protection and management of scientific measurements data, intellectual property protection, strategic marketing and technology transfer in international context;
 Profile 2) Business Development Manager: He/She is a manager with scientific or engineering background able to create new commercial opportunities for the services offered by the infrastructure in context different from the scientific community. This profile must be able to handle complex commercial negotiations with industry on matters of high technical content and to communicate the additional value related to the use of the marine infrastructure and laboratories that belong to EMSO-MedIT.
Profile 3) Laboratory and scientific facility Manager: These are persons with a high-level scientific profile, experts in the use of infrastructure proposed by the project.

The training will be performed at the premises of two partners of the project (INGV and CNR) which are located in Campania and Sicily, respectively. This choice is related to the purpose of being able to involve a larger number of trainees in the regions involved in the Enhancement project with a consequent positive impact on the employment.
The training project lasting 12 months will start on 07/10/2013.