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INCIPIT is a novel international PhD programme, which aims at providing innovative multidisciplinary and intersectoral training in Life and Biomaterial Sciences.

It is co-funded by the COFUND scheme (Marie Skłodowska - Curie Actions).

This programme pools the different and complementary expertise of 8 research institutes of the Consiglio Nazionale delle Ricerche (CNR), as well as the competencies of 3 Doctoral Schools and several academic, non-profit and industrial Partner Organizations.

INCIPT PhD programme will include:

  • laboratory activities to carry out doctoral research projects;
  • theoretical courses run by the Doctoral Schools of the Università degli Studi della Campania 'Luigi Vanvitelli' (previously named Second University of Naples (SUN)), the University of Naples Federico II and the University of Catania (UNICT);
  • activities related to transferable skills.

The INCIPIT overall objective is to recruit and train a total of 35 Early Stage Researchers (ESRs), through 2 Calls for applicants.

The first Call was in 2016 and 15 PhD students were recruited.

The second Calls for 20 PhD positions are now closed with the following exceptions:

EXTENSION OF THE DEADLINE: The 3 calls for applicants issued by IGB  (Supervisors Dr. Matarazzo - Vacca - Ursini) have been extended from 30.04.2017 to 05.05.2017

The call for applicants issued by IGB  Supervisors Dr. Riccio have been extended from 15.04.2017 to 30.04.2017

A new call - Supervisor dr. Gianfrancesco - has been launched with deadline 5 May 2017

Contact us

For any further information please contact the INCIPIT project managers:

Floriana Di Giacomo   Monica Autiero