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Doctoral Programme in Industrial Innovation 37th cycle
 The Call is OPEN
Announcement of Selection here

Admission requirements and topics

The requirements and application procedure are detailed in the PhD Call (see the "Downloads" area on the right). Only the Italian version of the PhD Call is legally binding.
To participate in the PhD Call, applicants must have an academic degree which grants access to a third level education programme (PhD) in the country it was issued. In particular, applications are accepted from applicants who hold:

♦  an Italian “Laurea magistrale” instituted in conformity with Italian Ministerial Decree 270/2004, or
♦  a university degree of the previous regulations (Italian "Laurea specialistica " or "Diploma di Laurea"), or
♦  an equivalent degree obtained abroad (Master's degree) and recognized as equivalent to the Italian "Laurea magistrale" by the Admissions Committee for the sole purposes of admission to the Doctoral programme, also within the framework of mobility and cooperation inter-university agreements.

Applications are also accepted from students who expect to complete their degree by 31 October 2020.
The selection is based on the evaluation of the applicant’s titles and qualifications.

Deadline: 25 August 2021, 16:00 (Italian time, GMT +2)

The application must be sent online at  https://www.unitn.it/en/apply/dott. Applications sent by other means are not accepted.

To obtain an account at the University of Trento, register at  https://www.unitn.it/account. It is strongly recommended not to wait until the last few days prior to the deadline to submit your application.
After completing and sending the application, please make sure to receive an email notification confirming the definitive completion of the application procedure.

Applicants may also opt for additional scholarships and positions reserved to employees of partner companies, which will be available AFTER the publication of this call and published on the selection website.

PLEASE NOTE:

The applicants who will have the application open after the publication of additional scholarships or positions reserved to employees of partner companies can apply for those scholarships by using the entry “Other” in the proper section of the application online.

The applicants who will have already closed and sent the application before the publication of additional scholarships or positions reserved to employees of partner companies can apply for those scholarships by an additional application available at https://www.unitn.it/en/apply/dott only from August 26 to September 2, 2021, at 04:00 PM (GMT +2) Italian time. Please use the same credentials of the main application.

The list below provides a short non-exhaustive summary of what to upload on the application:

♦  scanned copy of the applicant's ID or passport
♦  M.A. degree transcript of records and diploma
♦  Curriculum Vitae
♦  Master's thesis abstract
♦  Motivation letter
♦  Research Proposal 
♦  Certificate attesting the knowledge of English language at B1 level

The application is subject to €15 non-refundable fee.

Scholarships

Funding Body

N. 

Research topic

Link

Consiglio Nazionale delle Ricerche (CNR) and Fonderie Ariotti S.p.A.

1

A - Designing against failures resulting from static and time-varying loading in thick-walled components made of ductile cast iron

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Consorzio Nazionale Interuniversitario per le Telecomunicazioni (CNIT) and Athonet S.r.l.

1

B - Automated Configuration and Orchestration of Beyond-5G Mobile Core Networks

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Sinapsi S.r.l

1

C - AI4Energy:Towards a new generation of AI-driven recommendation tools for the energy market

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FBK-Roche S.p.A.

1

D - Application of natural language processing technologies to clinical cases

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FBK-UFI Innovation Center S.r.l.

1

E - Development of a novel membrane based on anionic exchange for use in the electrolysis process

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FBK-Enphos S.r.l.

1

F - Study of Anion exchange membrane electrolyzers: improvements of the performance with the use of innovative functional materials 

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Adige S.p.A.

1

G - Ontology-driven support to fault diagnosis of manufacturing machines based on service mail flows and repair records 

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FBK-SNAM S.p.A.

 

1

H - Investigation of the direct ammonia synthesis and its utilization in reversible HT cells

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All above scholarships are subject to acceptance of the full transfer of the ownership of the intellectual property of the research results.

Positions without scholarship, reserved to employees of partner companies (working on highly qualified research activities):

Company

Research Topic

Link

COSMAN S.r.l.

1

AE - Machine Learning and artificial Intelligence techniques applied to Up-to-date procurement and supply-chain methodologies for Digital Cost Management cost management

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MAVTech S.r.l.

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BE - Development of innovative digi-tech solutions for smart farming

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SoftJam S.p.A.

1

CE - Interpretation of very large-scale conversational data

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Huawei Technology Duesseldorf GbmH

1

DE - IoT and Cloud Data security including: (1) Situation Aware, Dynamic Authorization Automotive, (2) Data-centric usage control policies for sovereign data exchange, (3) Bridging federated and decentralized identity - additional (published on 08/07/2021)

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ETC Sustainable Solutions S.r.l.

1

EE - Machine Learning Methods for Wastewater Plant Monitoring - additional (published on 14/07/2021)

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