Call for PhD Projects to enter IBioIC Collaborative Training Partnership PhD Programme

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Call for PhD Projects to enter IBioIC Collaborative Training Partnership (CTP) PhD Programme

PhD CASE Project Competition Now Open

The 2017 call for PhD projects as part of the IBioIC Collaborative Training Partnership is now open and all N8 universities are eligible to apply. 

Based in Scotland, IBioIC are focussed on the industrial biotechnology (IB) sector with the goal of connecting industry, academia and government. A key activity of IBioIC is the support of industrially relevant PhD Projects that bring biotechnology closer to industrialization and IBioIC currently manage a PhD portfolio which includes IBioIC and BBSRC funded projects, all delivered as part of their Collaborative Training Partnership.

All IBioIC project applications are assessed by way of competition with further details to be found here.

The closing date is 16th October.

The North of England is richly endowed with biotech businesses, ranging from the cluster of process industries surrounding the Centre for Process Innovation in the North-East to the Speke Biocorridor in the North-West.  N8 recognises this through its Bioeconomy Emerging Community.

Furthermore, the N8 universities are leaders in 8 of the 13 Networks in Industrial Biotechnology and Bioenergy (NIBBs) that were formed by BBSRC to foster collaboration between academia, industry, policy makers and NGOs.

For more information on how to enter, please see the IBioIC website for more information and a complete list of entry criteria.