“The Secretary of State for Research, Development in Innovation has published in the Official State Gazette the calls for grants ‘Torres Quevedo’ and ‘Industrial Doctorates’, endowed with 18 million euros.

Image result for torres quevedoBoth calls contribute to the hiring of doctors in companies and aim to promote the professional career of researchers, as well as stimulating the demand in the private sector for personnel sufficiently prepared to undertake R & D plans and projects, and to help the consolidation of companies. recently created technologies. The call ‘Torres Quevedo’ will finance the hiring of 200 doctors in companies for 3 years, which represents an investment of 15 million euros. The call for grants ‘Doctorates Industrial’, endowed with 3 million euros, is aimed at the training of 50 doctors in companies, also constitutes a preliminary step in the consolidation of doctors in companies, having a way of continuity and stabilization with their own helps ‘Torres Quevedo’.

Application deadlines:

Torres Quevedo Grants: from February 2, 2016 to March 1, 2016 at 3:00 p.m.

Grants for industrial doctorates: from February 4, 2016 to March 3, 2016 at 3:00 p.m. (Peninsular time). “