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The winners of the 2019 ABG Professional Pitch Contest

The finals of the ABG Professional Pitch Contest #CPP19 was held during the PhDTalent Career Fair 2019. 9 PhD candidates and PhDs competed against each other in front of a jury of 5 company managers and executives.



Two minutes to convince

The professional jury of this 6th edition

The 2019 winners

Two minutes to convince

ABG Association Bernard Gregory, in partnership with PhDTalent, CASDEN Banque Populaire and ANDès, presented you with the 6th edition of its professional pitch contest on October 18, 2019 at the PhDTalent Career Fair .

The aim of this competition entirely dedicated to doctoral students & doctors? Candidates have 120 seconds to convince the jury and the audience by presenting their research experience and professional project in a clear, concise and convincing manner.

6th edition of the ABG Professional Pitch contest / rules / prize and information 

The professional jury of this 6th edition

[Directrice des ressources humaines du Groupe AFNOR]

Philippe MICLOT
[Délégué Général CASDEN Banque Populaire Partenariats et relations institutionnels]

[Directeur scientifique chez Michelin]

Caroline LUC
[Responsable Développement RH Safran SA]

[Présidente du Pôle de Compétitivité Materalia, Présidente de la Société Française de Métallurgie et des Matériaux]

Biographies of the members of the jury for the 2019

The 2019 winners

In order to succeed, the winners of this 6th edition had to convince the jury by the clarity of their path and their project, as well as by their natural attitude and passion : 

  • 1st Jury Prize: Damien MATHIS Doctor in Wood Science
  • 2nd Jury Prize: Sarah THIÉRRÉE Last year of doctorate in neuroscience
  • 3rd Jury Prize: Gayetri RAMACHANDRAN Doctor in Microbiology
  • Audience Award: Damien MATHIS Doctor of Wood Sciences 

Read the article "Highlights of the PhDTalent Career Fair 2019"