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Industrial Phd – Research with Grants

An Industrial Phd is a business-orientated research project and Phd education through SDU which is carried out in a collaboration with three partners, a selected company, an Industrial Phd candidate and SDU.

An Industrial Phd candidate is employed in the private sector company and enrolled at SDU during the same time. Curious, read more about what companies such as Universal Robots and CC Jensen are currently looking for in a candidate who is able to carry out a high quality research project, creating results that can lead to commercial gain and strengthen their relations to new and existing cooperation partners at SDU.

Duration : 3 years
Requirements : Industry insight and an education at the Bachelors level, together with general experience within the specific project subject. Research experience is not a requirement.
Salary Level: The monthly wage subsidy for companies is DKK 17,000, and may not exceed 50% of the total gross salary over an accounting period.

Application deadlines 2020: April 30th at noon and September 17th at noon. Application deadline for public Industrial Phd projects:  September 30th at noon.

 Detailed guidelines and motivational videos can be found on Innovation Fund Denmark’s website.

More information

For more information contact Sidsel Fabricius Hansen, E-mail: or + 45 6550 7387


Last Updated 14.08.2023