Young Researchers Days

ABOUT

YOUNG RESEARCHERS DAYS

Held once every two years, Young Researchers days (YRD) aims to create bridges between the national and international youth scientific community. It represents a unique opportunity to share, discuss, learn but also to promote research projects and new findings.

The objective of this edition is to encourage young researchers to explore technology transfer by opening up to the industrial ecosystem through training and a competition.

TARGETED PARTICIPANTS

  • PhD student in advanced stage of research.
  • Postdocs

PROGRAM

During the event, the participants will be involved in training sessions to defend their results during the competition session.
Selected participants will be assisted by experts to strengthen their knowledge about:

  • “Intellectual Property and Technology Transfer”,
  • “Entrepreneurship”,
  • “Innovation”,
  • “Communication”

The safety and well-being of our participants is of paramount importance to PDAYS Organizing committee. After careful consideration and in light of the global health emergency and pervasive travel restrictions, PDAYS Organizing committee has made the big decision to convert PDAYS 2020 to a fully virtual conference.

RESEARCH TOPICS / AREAS

Young researcher days 2020 will focus on the following research topics:

NATURAL RESOURCES
AND SUSTAINABILITY

CLIMATE – SMART AGRICULTURE

SUSTAINABLE
ENERGY

SUSTAINABLE CHEMISTRY & MATERIALS SCIENCES AND ENGINEERING

MODELING
& SIMULATION

CORPORATE SOCIAL
RESPONSIBILITY

DIGITAL
TRANSFORMATION

COLLECTIVE
INTELLIGENCE

SUCCESS STORIES

COMPETITION RULES

This competition represents an opportunity for young researchers to present the most appropriate way to valorize their research results.

  1. Participants should fill in the online application form
  2. All submissions need to respect the competition application form
  3. Entries should be submitted by individuals
  4. Each entry must fall into one of the outlined research topics
  5. All submissions should be accompanied by a copy of the signed principal supervisor agreement for your participation in YRD 2020
  6. All submitted entries need to be in understandable, academic English, and need to ensure a clear understanding of the idea.

HOW TO APPLY

Participants are invited to fill in the application form. The deadline for project submission is May 01, 2020. Any entries beyond this time will not be accepted. Please find below the link to the application form

After the 1st submission, candidates will be pre-selected to submit their project ideas in a more detailed format. Following a second evaluation, the selected candidates will be contacted to participate in the YRD 2020.

The laureates for the Young Researchers Days will have access to mentoring and coaching from UM6P Ventures* mentors and experts. UM6P Ventures provides access to a gradient of resources, and funding. The laureates will have the opportunity to transfer their scientific research results carried out at their universities to business in order to fully exploit their commercial potential.

*UM6P Ventures is a multi-stage Ventures firm; a capital aggregate with different investment strategies (4) to address the different stages of innovation and entrepreneurship opportunities. UM6P Ventures caters to Innovators and Entrepreneurs with a venture project, at any level.

SUBMISSION

Please observe the ”Important dates” for submission. Please Submit your application in only one file [PDF].

LINK OF SUBMISSION

MORE INFORMATION

For more information please contact us at : Young-days@phoresnet.org
+ 212 5 25 07 30 72/31 45

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IMPORTANT DATES

Contribution submission deadline June 01 June 30, 2020
Proposal Submission deadline July 30, 2020
Notification to selected authors August 30, 2020
Young Researchers Days 13-14 October, 2020

REGISTRATION FEES

Due to the current circumstances related to COVID19, the Phosphate Days 2020 organizing committee has agreed to make the registration conditions for the event more flexible and encouraging:

  • Students and academics will participate for free with no registration fees
  • For Sponsors and exhibitors, we offer the best prices packages