Marie Skłodowska-Curie COFUND Career Development and Mobility Fellowships in Medical Device Research and Development

MedTrain is a new Industry-Academia Training, Career Development and Mobility Fellowship Programme at CÚRAM, co-funded by the EU. MedTrain offers prestigious two-year fellowships to eligible incoming researchers in the area of Medical Device Research and Development.

The MedTrain Programme aims to enhance the creative, entrepreneurial, and innovative potential of researchers, via advanced training, international and inter-sectoral mobility. Fellows will be based at one of four host institutes: National University of Ireland, Galway (NUI Galway), University College Cork (UCC), University College Dublin (UCD) or the Royal College of Surgeons in Ireland (RCSI). Fellowships include secondment of up to 6 months to a non-academic research partner. MedTrain Fellows are recruited via open calls for research proposals.

Call 1 (call 1  and call 1b) and Call 2 (call 2  and call 3) are now closed.

Call 3b is now open.  The deadline for applications is 26 September 2018. If you are interested in applying first take a look at the 'MedTrain Research Areas'.  

CÚRAM: the Centre for Research in Medical Devices is a national, SFI funded, €49.6m research centre. CÚRAM's prime objective is to radically improve health outcomes for patients by developing innovative implantable ‘smart’ medical devices to treat major unmet medical needs. CÚRAM industry partners include Irish companies and multinationals, in the medical device, pharmaceutical, and biotechnology sectors.

 Contact the MedTrain Programme Manager: medtrain@curamdevices.ie

MedTrain is on Twitter @MedTrainFellows 

This project has received funding from the European Union’s Horizon 2020 research and innovation programme under the Marie Skłodowska-Curie grant agreement No 713690.

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