A university and a research centre in Greece are looking for companies to host researchers of a post-graduate programme on bio-entrepreneurship for training under a funded ERASMUS+ project. The companies should have expertise in research in the fields of life sciences, biotechnology, pharmaceuticals, cosmetics diagnostics or food. Students should be hosted by the research & development or marketing/business planning departments. Trainee costs will be covered by the project.
A Greek university would like to cooperate with companies who are interested to host post-graduate researchers for semestrial training under a funded Erasmus+ project (EU programme for Education , Training , Youth and Sport 2014-2020). Post-graduate researchers (3rd semester) that have successfully followed courses in the fields of life and pharmaceutical sciences, food, environmental & plant biotechnologies, molecular and biochemical diagnostics and bio-entrepreneurship will offer their knowledge in companies of the respective fields, as trainees in the research & development department, or in units related to marketing & business planning. Training should focus on one or more of the topics below: - Research & development issues - Development and implementation of business plans - Bio-entrepreneurship, legal/business framework, standards. The training opportunity combines exchange of knowledge, know-how, expertise and mobility of young researchers. The training will take place from September to December 2020. Salary, social security and travel costs will be covered by the Greek university, under the ERASMUS+ programme. The company will have to sign a learning agreement for traineeships. The university and research centre will jointly agree with the company on the programme of the traineeship period, the monitoring and evaluation plan. Deadline for call: 15/02/2020 Deadline for expressions of interest: 10/02/2020
Innovations and advantages
- Knowledge exchange with excellent young researchers in the fields of life sciences, cosmetics, pharmaceutical sciences, environmental and plant biotechnologies, molecular and biochemical diagnostics, food and bio-entrepreneurship, through transnational mobility - Training period of 4 months without costs for companies. - Opening up networking prospects with excellent researchers and their institutions for future collaborations.
06001003 Cytology, Cancerology, Oncology
06001005 Diagnostics, Diagnosis
06001015 Pharmaceutical Products / Drugs
08001005 Food Technology
10002007 Environmental Engineering / Technology
Market application codes
04006 Cellular and Molecular Biology
05001005 Molecular diagnosis
05007002 Pharmaceuticals/fine chemicals
05008002 Food and feed ingredients
Type of partner sought
Company to host researchers as trainees. Experience of training young researchers in the fields of: - Life sciences - Environmental & Plant Biotechnology - Molecular and Biochemical Diagnostics - Pharmaceuticals, Oncology, Cosmetics including plant based compounds - Food As well as R&D-related aspects, the training company should also offer knowledge of entrepreneurship and legal frameworks in the relevant field(s). Experience of training young researchers in the fields of: - Life sciences - Pharmaceuticals, Oncology, Cosmetics including plant based compounds - Environmental and plant biotechnology - Molecular and Biochemical Diagnostics - Food As well as R&D-related aspects, the training company should also offer knowledge of entrepreneurship and legal frameworks in the relevant field(s).