Institute for Bioengineering of Catalonia (IBEC) has announced opening of call to receive candidates to apply to the Tecniospring INDUSTRY programme. Tecniospring INDUSTRY fellowship programme is co-financed by the European Union through the Marie Skłodowska-Curie Action “Co-funding of regional, national and international programmes (COFUND)”. Therefore, successful candidates will be Marie Skłodowska-Curie fellows as well as Tecniospring INDUSTRY fellows.

About projects:
  • Project Reference Number: TECNIO1 Inhibiting mechanotransduction for pancreatic cancer (INCOMING)
  • Project Reference Number: TECNIO2 Universal enrichment-free circulating tumor cell detection (INCOMING)
  • Project Reference Number: TECNIO3 Light-regulated drugs for sensory restoration (INCOMING)
  • Duration: 02 years
  • Research training: the candidate’s technological and materials science background will be complemented by the multidisciplinary experience of the host research group.
  • Technology transfer training: the candidate will attend 3 professional development courses in entrepreneurial skills and technology transfer organized by IBEC on the topics: How to reach the industry, entrepreneurship, and Tech Transfer and IP rights: Contract strategy and negotiation. These courses can be complemented with external short workshops and/seminars.

Eligibility:

  • Applications are open to researchers with doctoral studies of any nationality willing to join an IBEC research group for two years to develop the project proposal presented in the call.
  • Candidate with a genuine interest to develop, valorize, and bring to the market new disruptive pharmaceutical and device technologies.
  • Applicant hold a doctoral degree and two additional years of full-time research experience after obtaining it; or have at least six years of full-time equivalent research experience, including the period of research training, after obtaining the degree which would formally entitle them to embark on a doctorate.
  • Researcher must not have resided or carried out her/his main activity (work, studies) in Spain for more than 12 months in the 3 years immediately prior to the deadline for the submission of applications (16th November 2020).
  • The researcher must not hold a permanent contract with IBEC.
  • Applicants should demonstrate a research track record in the project’s field, proficiency in English language, ability to work independently and in collaboration with multidisciplinary teams.
  • Previous experience in technology transfer activities is an asset, and candidates are requested to explain their motivations to develop the selected project.

Applications:

Application to be sent to the following documentation to jobs@ibecbarcelona.eu and indicate in the subject: (project reference number)-Tecniospring20

Documentation to be sent:

  • Detailed CV
  • Letter of interest in the specific program
  • Confirmation that at the time to apply you don’t benefit from a Marie Skłodowska-Curie Action.
  • Two letters of recommendation from scientists with whom the researcher has collaborated.
—————–Quick Overview————-
Organization Institute for Bioengineering of Catalonia (IBEC)
Country Spain
Fellowship Level Postdoctoral
Subject areas Life Science, Biotechnology, Biosciences
Fellowship amount Varies
Eligibility Open to all nationalities
Deadline 15th September 2020
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