The European Talent Support Network is a continuously transforming and developing system, with the European Talent Centres that are its hubs and the so-called European Talent Points being nodes acting as equal members. It was officially founded on 29 September 2015, in the Brussels European Parliament building, in the presence of senior EU officials and MEPs.

The Network with its 25 Talent Centres from Austria (2), Belgium (2), Czech Republic, Denmark, Greece, the Netherlands, Ireland, Lithuania, Hungary, Germany (2), Italy, Switzerland, Slovakia, Slovenia, Spain, Turkey, Peru, Saudi-Arabia, Portugal, Croatia, the United Arab Emirates and India) and almost 400 Talent Points from 44 countries all around the world.

It is a rich source of European cultural diversity, providing a wonderful resource of best practices to apply cutting edge scientific results in the field of high ability and to help highly able people in Europe.

The Network is a self-correcting, learning organization, where the help and guidance of ECHA is a key element of success. Trust and personal contacts proved to be crucial in network building. Sharing and giving, transparency, serving others, as well as establishing a joint identity, joint service and community feeling are the key values of the European Talent Support Network.

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What does the ETSN Qualification Committee do?

The Qualification Committee (QC) had been established with the framework of the ECHA at the ECHA Ljubljana Conference in Autumn 2014. Its main task was to consider how to convert the principles of the European Talent Support Network recorded in documents into calls for applications and how to evaluate the applications and repeat the call-and-assessment … Continue reading What does the ETSN Qualification Committee do?

How can institutions join the European Talent Support Network?

The European Talent Support Network (ETSN) is a permanently transforming and developing system; the following entities representing the Network nodes, are its members of equal standing: European Talent Centres European Talent Points Talent Centres/Points located outside Europe are called Associated Centres/Points. The criteria for becoming a European Talent Centre are defined by the ETSN Qualification … Continue reading How can institutions join the European Talent Support Network?

Interview with Prof. Péter Csermely about ECHA, ETSN and Totality

Eight years ago Professor Csermely was elected President of ECHA[1] in Münster; four years later, in 2016, ECHA’s members voted for him again. His term in office, which is no longer renewable, has expired recently. This interview is about his 8 years spent as President of ECHA and changes in his life in that period. … Continue reading Interview with Prof. Péter Csermely about ECHA, ETSN and Totality

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