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?PhDs for Enterprise? call for projects

Laurent Cousin

The Agriculture and Fisheries Ministry has issued a call for projects entitled "PhDs for Enterprise." Deadline for submitting projects in electronic format: October 15 of November 20, 2008.

Strengthen corporate innovation while encouraging recruitment of PhDs by private enterprise, such is the aim of the “PhDs for Enterprise” call for projects issued by the Agriculture and Fisheries Ministry.

With an endowment of 400,000 euros, it focuses on innovation in the agrifood industry and was designed in line with the conclusions of Grenelle Conference on the Environment and Meeting on Agriculture.

The PhDs who win the grant will receive training through an institution of higher education in corporate innovation as well as project management.

More information is available on the Agriculture and Fisheries Ministry website.

First project review date: October 15, 2008.

Second project review date: November 20, 2008.