Call for proposal

  Monday 16 April 2018


EPFLinnovators co-funded by Marie Skłodowska-Curie: A doctoral programme for tomorrow’s entrepreneurs

EPFLinnovators is a four-year doctoral programme based in the dynamic environment of the EPFL campus, Switzerland. To develop the innovation potential of PhD students, the EPFLinnovators programme integrates a six-month to two-year secondment in the non-academic sector into the doctoral programme. Furthermore, the programme provides the PhD students with the training, experience and advice they need to become tomorrow’s entrepreneurs.

EPFLinnovators has received funding from the European Union’s Horizon 2020 Framework Programme for Research and Innovation.

Selection procedure
The selection procedure is based on an international peer review process. Applications are welcome from November 1st to January 15th, and from February 1st to April 16th to start the PhD at the latest on September 1st of the same year. All applications must be submitted via the web platform.  

Conditions of participation
  • Citizens of any nationality can apply
  • Applicants must hold a Master’s degree and be eligible for EPFL’s doctoral school
  • Applicants must fulfil the transnational mobility rules of the MSC Actions

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Admittance Free