The PhD+ programme, designed and fully developed by the University of Pisa, aims at fostering innovation and entrepreneurial mind-set in Master degree students, PhD students, PhDs and academics. PhD+ consists of a series of interactive and engaging lectures combined with coaching and mentoring activities, given by top-level experts in innovation and technology transfer. PhD+ is one of the best practice of training in research valorisation, innovation and entrepreneurship, recognized also by the Network of Design for Resilient Entrepreneurship, within the European project ENDuRE, led by University of Pisa in partnership with DK and UK. To date, PhD+ has received many national and international awards, thanks to the great successes gained by its multi-awarded spin-offs.
The 2016 edition, that takes place from 23rd February to 22nd April, will offer some new features:
- it provides more topics about research valorisation and European funding opportunities
- it is more international, thanks to the collaboration with the partners involved in the European project ENDuRE (DK and UK) and the Brasilian University of Positivo, thus allowing their students to follow the lectures in video streaming by means of the Mediateca Unipi platform
- it is cutting edge on the new technological trends about Internet of Things and Big Data.
The deadline for registering to the PhD+programme, is 28th January 2016.