TIB – Leibniz Information Centre for Science and Technology and University Library
Acting in the capacity of the German National Library of Science and Technology, as well as architecture, chemistry, computer science, mathematics and physics, the TIB provides academia, research and business with literature and information. Its remit is to preserve recorded knowledge and to provide the latest information, both now and in the future, irrespective of the time and the place. TIB is actively engaged in promoting Open Access and thus supports unrestricted, free access to scientific information. In its capacity as a University Library, TIB ensures that all faculties of Leibniz Universität Hannover are supplied with information. Open Science modules, trainings, and multiplier events of the OSCAR project are supported by TIB.
University of Siegen
The University of Siegen (USI) is a modern institution consisting of five faculties, which run a broad spectrum of degree programs, including arts, technologies, natural sciences, computing, economics, management, law and education and medicine. USI has 171 international partnerships and 161 ERASMUS partner universities across Europe. The USI Institute of Knowledge Based Systems (KBS) at the Department of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science – participates in the OSCAR consortium. KBS holds long-term expertise in European, national and industry funded projects in the domain of applied knowledge management and especially intelligent systems, machine learning, and supported educational projects in the domain of doctoral and post-doctoral education.
The Instante Falante is a non-for-profit organisation that has a number of projects ongoing. Amongst them, the principal project is an online platform (RUMO) that provides mental health and career coaching services via online. The main area of activity that RUMO has been developing since 2016 is the direct intervention in the field of mental health and career coaching. However, the platform has also been providing services in other fields such as psychological assessments and psychological education through webinars and presential workshops.
SciLink Foundation has expertise in the systematic approach to train transversal skills in a complex interdisciplinary and intercultural setting. SciLink organizes high quality workshops for groups of researchers (both early stage and experienced researchers) active in diverse and interdisciplinary environments. SciLink is committed to bringing researchers skills to become effective communicators of their work, enhance their employability on the career marketplace, and to manage the stress of balancing life and a career in research. SciLink supports the OSCAR project by developing the intellectual framework and project logistics. SciLink also supports the development of content for all three modules.
Career & Life Planning was established in 2008, based on research, to deliver a highly professional service to help individuals improve their work performance and to enjoy their personal lives more effectively. We help deliver the coaching, training, systems and supports that will enable people to improve both their personal and professional performance. This enables them to have a more Successful & Enjoyable work-life balance lifestyle. The company delivers various programmes for multinational companies, high net worth Individuals, business owners, employees & senior managers working in public, academic & private industries, the unemployed, students, graduates and teens.
Marie Curie Alumni Association
Marie Curie Alumni Association (MCAA), established in 2013, is now a thriving organization of more than 20000 members spread across five continents. The MCAA is currently comprised of 33 geographical chapters and 9 working groups. MCAA members engage with each other primarily through networking meetings and training events organized by these chapters and working groups. Membership of the MCAA is free of charge, and open to any past or present beneficiary of research funding from a Marie Skłodowska-Curie Action (MSCA), a program of the European Commission specifically designed to encourage international mobility among researchers. Around 120000 researchers have already benefited from the MSCAs. MCAA promotes the OSCAR Project throughout the research community.
Eurodoc is the European Council of Doctoral Candidates and Junior Researchers and represents younger researchers at the European level in matters of education, research, and professional development of their careers. Eurodoc also seeks to advance the quality of doctoral programmes and the standards of research activity in Europe. Additionally, Eurodoc circulates information on issues regarding young researchers; organizes events, takes part in debates and assists in the elaboration of policies about Higher Education and Research in Europe. Eurodoc supports the OSCAR project by promoting its activities and events to their members.