Apply now for the Young Scientist Competition 2016


The Young Scientist Competition is an initiative of the FP7 projects INNO INDIGO and INDIGO POLICY. Since 2014, it has given young researchers from India and Europe a podium to promote their research projects and ideas for cooperation.

This year, they are looking for innovative research or ideas in the fields of bio-economy, biotechnology and bio-based energy.

Participation is easy and your application starts HERE with submitting the expression of interest! 

Start reaping the benefits by merely participating!

Expressions of interest to partcipate should be submitted by 1 July 2016.

  • All participants will receive enormous exposure for their projects and project ideas.
  • The 4 finalists will have the opportunity to present their projects and project ideas to the EU-India scientific community at the EU-India STI Cooperation Days 2016 from September 21-22 in Goa, India (all expenses paid).
  • The winner will win a conference trip to an EU member State (for Indian applicants) or India (for European applicants) and, of course, benefits from a broad public outreach for his/her project idea!
Find out all you need to know about the competition on the INDIGO projects website under "Young Scientis Competition 2016". There you can find also the Terms of References explaining everything important for your application.

External Opportunities

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Sustainable Chemical Processes: A new journal from Chemistry Central, BioMed Central

Strengthening Sweden´s position in heat and electricity production from renewable fuels, Swedish Energy Agency
Call for academic publications on Applied Technologies and Innovations, Academic Publishing Platforms
European funding programmes explained, Curie
A boost to funding for research on sustainability of biofuels, VINNOVA
EU International Strategy for Research and Innovation, EU External Action Service
Stanford University Announces Certificate Program in Renewable Energy, Biofuels Journal
Aarhus University will be setting up a Programme for Biorefining, Faculty of Agricultural Sciences, AArhus University
Academic Opportunities in European Science, Science