16 international PhD student positions within Cancer and Entrepreneurship in the CanFaster PhD program, Lund University

The Translational Cancer Faster Forward Doctoral Programme
“Educate tomorrow’s cancer researchers in a broad set of scientific, transferable, and business skills to become entrepreneurs”
The CanFaster program is supported by the European Union’s Marie Skłodowska-Curie programme, which is part of the Horizon 2020 framework and based on the ”Mobility across boarders” philosophy. 
The CanFaster programme aims to attract excellent international PhD candidates with an interest in applied medical research in oncology and entrepreneurship to Lund University, CREATE health and Medicon Village.The program build on collaboration between industry, healthcare and academia to strengthen and accelerate innovations and clinical implementation in oncology. The 16 PhD students will gain an understanding of unmet needs in the clinic and learn the mind-set of entrepreneurs in an upcoming PhD programme within cancer.
16 international PhD student positions within Cancer and Entrepreneurship:
• Secondments in the non-academic sector, such as clinic or industry.
• Courses in Entrepreneurship, Innovation processes, Clinical aspects of cancer
• Seminar series at Lund University Cancer Center and SMILE Business Incubator
• Generous full-time salary; positions start Q1-Q2 2018.
Apply at  http://www.createhealth.lth.se/research/canfaster/ 


Director Professor Sara Ek

Coordinator Maria Klement, PhD 


Application deadline 17th of November 2017.