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Industrial Postdoc – Boost development with a researcher

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Innovation Fund Denmark supports companies and Postdoc candidate students conjointly through an Industrial Postdoc collaboration.

An Industrial Postdoc is a business-orientated research project and Postdoc education through SDU which is carried out in a collaboration with three partners, a selected company, an Industrial Postdoc candidate and SDU. The project gives the Industrial Postdoc a unique competency to boost their career development.

An Industrial Postdoc candidate is employed in the private sector company and enrolled at SDU during the same time. 

Duration : 1- 3 years
Requirements : Industry insight and an adequate education level, together with general experience within the specific project subject. Research experience is not a requirement.
Salary levels: The monthly wage subsidy for companies is DKK 32,000, and may not exceed 50% of the total gross salary over an accounting period. Further information about the yearly salary increase can be found on Innovation Fund Denmark website.
Application deadlines 2020: April 30th at noon and September 17th at noon. Application deadline for public Industrial Postdoc 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 Lone Søvad Madsen E-mail: or + 45 2237 9061


Last Updated 12.10.2020