The network involves 25 Interacting Participants from academic units, non-academic Small and Medium Enterprises and Non-Governmental Organisation from Belgium, Bosnia-Herzegovina, France, Germany, the Netherlands, and Spain.

  • monitoring implementation of the research and training programmes: quality assurance and necessary changes in network functioning in case of foreseen failures in deliverables;

  • supervising the constitution of the Network Selection Committee, and the hiring procedure, and securing equal opportunities and gender balance;

  • yearly assessment of the progress of academic projects and ESRs’ Personal Career and Development Plans, ​​ensuring that a correct balance is reached between the acquisition of academic/ digital and transferable skills in order to enhance employability in both academia and non-academic sectors, proposing alternative solutions when necessary;


  • rules for dissemination, use and access rights, and a strategy to deal with any IPR issues;

  • arrangements for settling internal disputes and defections;

  • liability and confidentiality arrangements between participants.

  • checking the effective communication and dissemination of MIDA results and activities;

  • acting for the mutual recognition of the training by the network organisations;

  • addressing any case of scientific misconduct within the network.

With the Supervisory Board, WP leaders and co-leaders play a key role in the assessment of the project as they are in charge of presenting the progress made in their Wps.


Responsible for the network policy, the Supervisory Board sets functioning rules, assesses their effectiveness and designs alternative solutions in case of problems.

Its main tasks include :


We have formalised the partnership through a Consortium Agreement, signed by all participants. 

The Consortium Agreement defines :

  • the management structures and the internal organisation of the network;

  • the financial management strategy of the MIDA network;

  • the supervision arrangements and employment status of ESRs;

This project has received the European union's Horizon 2020 research and innovation programme under the Marie Skłodowska-Curie grant agreement N°813547.