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CREAL and qGenomics have received a fellowship from the Industrial PhDs Programme

Anna Montaner, co-directed by Dr. Juan Ramón González Ruíz and Dr. Lluís Armengol, will develop an ambitious project in qGenomics.

Monday, April 20th, 2015

CREAL and qGenomics have received a fellowship from the Industrial PhDs Programme

CREAL and qGenomics have received a fellowship in the second edition of the competitive call for Industrial PhD from the Government of Catalonia. The core of the Industrial PhD is a research project that the doctoral develop in a business environment as part of their research training in collaboration with a university to complete a doctoral thesis. Since the beginning of the Industrial PhDs Programme, have been launched more than 150 research projects and have been shared developments between public and private Catalan universities with 120 companies, from start-ups to large companies, and in all areas of knowledge.

Anna Montaner, PhD of the Department of Experimental and Health Sciences (CEXS) of the Pompeu Fabra University, co-directed by Dr. Juan Ramón González Ruíz, CREAL researcher, and Dr. Lluís Armengol, director of qGenomics, will develop an ambitious project "Development of new tools for the study of free circulating DNA and application in human health", in qGenomics.

Industrial Doctorate, a highly innovative program

Doctoral students participating in this program will be formed in a highly innovative environment with a double supervision, academic and business, as part of a three-year labour contract with several benefits, including free tuition or a bag of mobility to facilitate the knowledge transfer in a productive environment and strengthen linkages between research with business.

The ultimate goal of the Industrial PhDs Programme is to contribute to the competitiveness and the internationalization of the Catalan industry, strengthen the instruments to capture the talent that generates the country and future doctors put in a position to develop research, development and innovation in a company.


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