Applied PhD

Are you a student or researcher who wants to combine theory and practice ? Then take advantage of a partnership between our region’s academic institutions and its industry. Then take advantage of a partnership between our region’s academic institutions and its industry. Receive 100% funding for your doctoral project carried out in collaboration with a company or an administrative authority.

Funding applied PhDs : combine theory and practice

Formerly known as Doctiris

Are you a student or researcher who wants to combine theory and practice ? Then take advantage of a partnership between our region’s academic institutions and its industry.

Receive 100% funding for your doctoral project carried out in collaboration with a company or an administrative authority. 

 

  • Your research organisation, which must apply for the research funding on your behalf (university, university college or research centre), has its main office in the Brussels-Capital Region.

  • The partner entity is a company or administrative authority, with its main office in the Brussels-Capital Region.

  • The candidate is a Belgian or international researcher, who is employed by the research organisation and whose diploma allows him to carry out a PhD. He may not have already enrolled for a PhD prior to the project’s submission.

  • The researcher must spend at least 50% of his time working for the partner company or public authority. He shall be supervised by a professor or researcher (supervisor) of your research organisation, and a supervisor of the company or administrative authority.

Find out more about the criteria for eligibility in our regulations on the French and Dutch version of the website. 

  1. The project’s supervisor submits the project for approval to the organisation’s authorities.

  2. The research organisation then submits the application to Innoviris by May 24 at noon using a form available on the French and Dutch version of the website. 

  3. The application is evaluated by a jury of scientific experts, based on the submitted documents and an interview, in accordance with the criteria set out in the regulations. 

Other information

The research funding covers 100% of the researcher’s grant or salary, as well as operating expenses relating to the work conducted within the research organisation and general expenses.

The PhD project may last no more than four years.

The Technological Transfer Office or R&D department of your research organisation may provide funding to help set up the project and for maintaining the relations between the partners, as well as for the coordination of your application.

 

Innoviris contact person

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Julie Verstraeten

Scientific Advisor

Strategic Research Team

Tel. +32 2 600 50 70
jverstraeten[at]innoviris.brussels