SymbNET PhD Project Award

Application Deadline prolonged: 30th September 2021

This is a great opportunity for all the PhD students of the SymbNET participating institutions to initiate a collaboration and visit a different research institute.

The award sponsors a collaborative project of up to €4,000. The prize also covers travel and accommodation for up to one month, if needed.

Students from IGC and ITQB can propose collaborative projects with CAU, EMBL, or UNIL. On the other hand, students from CAU, EMBL, and UNIL can propose collaborations with IGC or ITQB.

Please see for information on the research groups and services involved in SymbNET. However, all PhD students from these institutions are eligible to apply, and collaborations may involve research groups or services from SymbNET institutions not listed on this webpage.

The projects should be on host-microbe symbiosis and include metabolomics, genomics or proteomics. See and the attached PDF for more details on the application procedures. If you have any questions, please contact

SymbNET – Genomics and Metabolomics in a Host-Microbe Symbiosis Network
This project has received funding from the European Union’s Horizon 2020 research and innovation programme under grant agreement Nº 952537.

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