EI3POD comes with a defined set of training requirements designed to give insight into the ethical, societal and applied corporate aspects of science. The programme aims to prepare a cohort of EI3POD researchers appropriately equipped for a wide variety of career paths in the life science sector. The training modules are expected to be completed by fellows within the first 18 months of their fellowships.

Mandatory training modules

  • Intellectual property
  • Entrepreneurship in life sciences
  • Research ethics
  • Career Development
  • Gender dimension in science
  • Outreach, public engagement and dissemination of knowledge on scientific progress

Optional training modules

  • Corporate Summer School: including lectures and tutorials by experts in the fleld, site visits and field trips
  • Entrepreneurship-targeted e-learning activity

Training dates

Mandatory trainings 2015 intake 2016 intake 2017 intake 2018 intake
Career Development 24 April 2017* 15 Nov 2017^ 29 Nov 2018% 16 Oct 2019
Gender dimension in science 25 April 2017* 16 Nov 2017^ 30 Nov 2018% 18 Oct 2019
Research Ethics  1 June 2017 1 March 2018 21 Feb 2019 17 Oct 2019 
Outreach, public engagement and dissemination of knowledge 2 June 2017 2 March 2018 22 Feb 2019 5 Feb 2020
Intellectual property 20 Sept 2017 21 June 2018 7 May 2019 3 Feb 2020
Entrepreneurship 21 Sept 2017 22 June 2018 8 May 2019 4 Feb 2020 

Corporate Summer Schools

  • 17 - 22 September 2018 (2015-2017 intake)
  • 14 - 19 September 2020 (2016-2018 intake)

Trainings take place at EMBL Heidelberg, unless the date is marked with: * (EMBL Hamburg),  ^ (EMBL Rome) or % (ISG Hotel, Heidelberg)

Note: intake year refers to the year that the fellows sucessfully applied to the EIPOD scheme. In most cases, the start year for the fellowship is the following year.

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