Author: Irene Sisó-Fuertes, University of Manchester, United Kingdom

Networking is about making connections and building enduring, mutually beneficial relationships. Having a Marie Curie fellowship within an initial training network gives you the chance to attend several international meetings and therefore is an excellent opportunity to develop channels and maintain co-operative networks and working relationships. This facilitates to get to know people with the same interests and professional aims and expands the employability

Top: ESR from EDEN Marie Curie ITN visits the lab at the University of Manchester. Bottom: ESR2 attends ARVO 2016 in Seattle. Right: ESR2 visits the facilities at the University of California Eye Centre.