It was early 2020, the deep end of the first lockdown when the email containing the magic words: “we are pleased to inform you that your proposal has passed this phase” landed in my inbox. Just over six months into the Horizon 2020 MotherNet project (grant agreement No 952366 ), I can confirm that these months have been some of the most intense, strange and educational in my academic career.
Let’s have a little sneak peek behind the scenes of the Horizon 2020 networking project MotherNet. What sort of activities do participants engage in? What benefits do they bring? What are their uses?