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Wednesday, 17 May 2017

BIST signs Horizon 2020 Cofund agreement

The Barcelona Institute of Science and Technology has received a prestigious cofund grant from the Horizon 2020 research initiative.

This February, it was announced that the Barcelona Institute of Science and Technology (BIST) was awarded with a prestigious Cofund grant from the Horizon 2020 Cofund Program. On Friday, the funding agreement was made official, signed by BIST Director Miquel A. Pericàs and the Commission.

This additional funding will allow more PhD students and post-doctoral fellows than ever before to complete cutting-edge research in one of the five participating BIST centres of excellence (ICFO, ICIQ, ICN2, IFAE, IRBB) while also receiving world-class professional development and career training opportunities. The Cofund Program gives BIST the opportunity to provide fully funded positions to 28 PhD students and 61 post-doctoral fellows. 

Learn more at www.bist.eu