We count on the support of cutting-edge institutions and companies that host doctoral candidates for secondments, contribute to the training programme, and provide mentoring.
PhD Career Consultancy (Sarah Blackford)
PhD Career Consultancy (Sarah Blackford)
Sarah Blackford’s PhD career consultancy offers wide-ranging career support to doctoral and postdoctoral researchers across Europe in research institutions, universities, European partnerships such as ITNs. The services are normally by invitation and consist of professional in person and on-line delivery conducted over time frames agreed with the host. Career support services are detailed on the organisation’s website.
Elevate has an online Academy and provides tailor made online Learning Solutions for organizations in Health and Life Sciences. Over the past years, the team has gained valuable experience in developing high-quality online and blended learning solutions in co-creation with our academic partners, content experts and customers. Elevate offers a comprehensive range of online courses, which can be studied exclusively online, or as part of a blended plan that features face-to-face sessions in addition to distant learning. They also provide services to host and support courses. As an educational partner in academic consortia, Elevate has a proven track record in delivering great outcomes for health education around the world.
Emulate is a leading company in the development of organ-on-chip models: living human in vitro models that empower researchers to explore the biological mechanisms of health and disease. These microphysiological systems (MPS), commonly known as Organ-Chips, are setting a new standard for how we study biology and develop drugs, therapies, and cures for those who need them most.
The University of Turin is one of the most ancient and prestigious Italian Universities. Hosting over 79.000 students and with 120 buildings in different areas in Turin and Piedmont, the University of Turin can be considered as “city-within-a-city”, promoting culture and producing research, innovation, training and employment.
Técnico is the largest school of Architecture, Engineering, Science and Technology in Portugal. Research is organised in 23 Centres and Institutes that pursue challenging research programmes with strong societal impact. The institute for Bioengineering and Biosciences (iBB) ranks “Excellent” in FCT evaluations.
Politecnico di Milano ranks first among Italian technical universities. Politecnico has a strong international commitment: we host 7.300 foreign students and teach programs in English at the bachelor, master, and PhD level. Politecnico also emphasizes the value of innovation and technology transfer: 93 spin-off companies have been established since 2000, of which 73 are still active, and Politecnico holds >2000 patents.
Université de Rennes 1 is a research-intensive university, willing to fully take part in the major challenges of innovation and knowledge of our century. Its expertise in research and its links with the economic sector have made Université de Rennes 1 renowned on an international scale. Université de Rennes 1 is a member of the European Digital UniverCity (EDUC), one of the first European alliances, selected by the European commission in 2019. EDUC aims to strengthen the European identification process by enhancing knowledge creation and by putting forward European skills acquisition through digitally supported cross-campus and cross-disciplinary teaching activities as well as various learning opportunities. IGDR is a joint unit between CNRS and Université de Rennes 1.
Scienseed is a multifunctional agency for science communication. The company offers services for planning, development and dissemination of science communication strategies involving video, graphic design and animation, apps and videogames, publications, social media and advertising campaigns and public engagement activities. The agency is run by communication experts with over ten years of experience in research to the PhD and postdoctoral level and composed by different artistic and technical profiles in the fields of video production, design and animation, and IT development.
Inventa International is an Intellectual Property Law Firm, specializing in the protection and internationalization of trademarks, patents, industrial designs, copyright and domain names. With almost 50 years of experience in Portugal, the European Union and African jurisdictions. Inventa International has served thousands of clients holding large trademark and patent portfolios.
Inventa International has served thousands of clients holding large trademark and patent portfolios, and other entities dealing with R&D on a daily basis. Inventa International has experience in a wide range of sectors, including food and beverages companies, communications, IT, pharmaceuticals, manufacturers, oil & gas companies, financial institutions, business services companies and more.
Inventa International has been recognized by the World Trademark Review 1000. Inventa is based in Lisbon – Portugal, but has a strong presence in Africa, namely Angola, Mozambique, Nigeria, Cape Verde, São Tomé and a large network of representatives all across the African region, and has also representatives in East Timor and Macau.