Applications & Admission

Applications

Applications are now open until July 20th

Send a Max. 2-page CV (PDF) and a 1-page Motivation Letter (PDF) to the StartUp Research Coordinator - startupresearch@itqb.unl.pt, with StartUp Research Application_your name in the E-mail Subject. If you are applying to a scholarship, do support your application with your idea in the Motivation Letter.

Selection criteria

  • 30% CV: Candidates with a (Pre-Bologna) University degree or a (Post-Bologna) MSc will be preferred.
  • 30% Motivation Letter: Written expression of interest in attending the course and justifying how present or future R&D interest can have translational potential and social impact. Written English proficiency.
  • 40% Interview: Interest in attending the course and justifying how present (or future) R&D interests can have translational potential and social impact - IDEA. Oral English proficiency.

 

Tuition

  • €1200 for PhD students enrolled in programs hosted by ITQB NOVA
  • €1800 for researchers & staff from ITQB NOVA and affiliated institutions (iBET, IGC, INIAV and Champalimaud)
  • €2200 for students & staff from other academic institutions (20% discount if more than 1 participant from the same institution)
  • €2800 for applicants from non-academic institutions involved in active research (20% discount if more than 1 participant from the same institution)

 

At all levels tuition can be payable in three tranches, each at the beginning of each Module, with a 20% increase over the full upfront payment modality.

Priority will be given to students/researchers from ITQB NOVA, iBET, IGC and INIAV.

ITQB NOVA will fund two Full Scholarships to the 2 first-ranked ITQB NOVA students. Ideas are mandatory for scholarship applicants (see Ideas).