New call for Industrial Doctoral Grants - DI 2022

The call for grants for Industrial Doctorates (DI 2022) has been published and is active.

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Investment in the Industrial Doctorate Plan increases by 1.5 million, reaching 6 million euros

The purpose of this call is to provide grants to universities, research centres and hospital foundations, as well as companies for the development of an industrial doctoral project, in any field of knowledge and in any business sector.

The research project must be developed within the strategic framework of a company and, at the same time, within a research group of a university, research centre, technology centre or hospital foundation, where the doctoral student must carry out his research training, which must lead to a doctoral thesis within the framework of the Industrial Doctorate Plan of the Generalitat de Catalunya.

The deadlines for submitting applications are as follows:

  • For the first partial resolution: until 14 April 2022, at 2 p.m. (Barcelona local time).

  • For the second partial resolution: from 15 April 2022 to 9 June 2022, at 2 p.m. (Barcelona local time).  

  • For the third partial resolution: from 10 June 2022 to 6 October 2022, at 2 p.m. (Barcelona local time).  

  • For the fourth partial resolution: from 7 October 2022 to 9 December 2022, at 2 p.m. (Barcelona local time).

News from the DI 2022 call

• Changes in the prioritization criteria: the main novelty is that the participation of women in the role of thesis director or tutor in the company is encouraged.

• Changes in the calculation of overhead: the maximum amount is maintained, but it will be applied to all expenses justified by the academic environment, including mobility and tuition fees.

• Elimination of the 22,000 euros gross on average: from the beginning the salary of doctoral students must be at least 22,000 euros gross per year. Not an average of three years as of now.

• Changes in the procedure for submitting applications: as in other AGAUR calls, applications will be submitted in two phases: in the first one, the provisional applications will be submitted (same form and documentation as before) and in a second the universities and research centres will have to validate the applications presented accessing to the application of management of the AGAUR (BOGA). There must be a designated person at each university or research centre who submits an application, as responsible for the DI line.

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