Summer School for Postdocs Applications Now Open


You can now submit your applications to the FEMS Summer School for Postdocs 2023. The FEMS Summer School for Postdocs 2023 will involve a combination of formal lectures, brainstorming sessions, problem-solving exercises and will finish with a small-group project design competition.

  • When? 4 – 11 September 2023
  • Where? Accommodation and all facilities are in the Mediterranean Institute for Life Sciences (MedILS) in Split, Croatia
  • Who? Selected applicants. Applicants must be currently working in a postdoctoral position, or have completed a postdoc within 5 years (excluding special leave) of the end of the FEMS Summer School.
  • What? This Summer School will focus on Cutting-edge microbial technologies for a sustainable industrial future.

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Submit Your Application

Deadline for applications is 23:59 CET on 15 May.

The Summer School aims to foster a mindset of translating cutting-edge technologies from the research bench to scalable industrial applications. It will focus on state-of-the-art in vitro and in vivo technologies that can be used to engineer microbes for a range of novel industrial, environmental, and healthcare applications. In many cases these applications are designed to replace existing energy intensive processes that currently relay on non-sustainable substrate and energy sources.

The Summer School will appeal to post-doctoral microbiologists who see their future careers in academia, collaborating with industry on technology and product development, or in industry as researchers, industrial microbiologists, or project managers.

Learn about the FEMS Summer School for Postdocs from the class of 2021 (event postponed to April 2022):

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