PoDoCo information event 14th March

Post Docs in Companies (PoDoCo) holds an information event related to the ongoing call (1.3-13.4.2017). This is targeted to doctoral students and young post docs.


Young Doctor – Industry wants you!

Do you want to explore the potential of your cutting-edge ideas? Are you interested in a career in industry? Do you want to put your research knowledge and expertise into practice? PoDoCo program may be just right for you!

PoDoCo (Post Docs in Companies) is a matchmaking program supporting long term competitiveness and strategic renewal of companies and employment of young doctors in the private sector. PoDoCo facilitates novel meetings of postdocs and companies and offer research grants of 6-12 months for young postdocs to investigate new innovative ideas boosting the strategic renewal of Finnish industry. PoDoCo program is aimed for young doctors who wish to work in companies. All young doctors who have recently completed or will soon complete their doctorate degree are welcome to join the PoDoCo program.

In 2017 nine foundations allocate altogether almost one million euros to the program annually. The Program’s foundations are: Finnish Cultural Foundation, Jenny and Antti Wihuri Foundation, Maa- ja Vesitekniikantuki ry, Svenska Kulturfonden, Finnish Foundation for Technology Promotion, Maj and Tor Nessling Foundation, The Foundation for Economic Education KAUTE Foundation and Technology Industries of Finland Centennial Foundation. PoDoCo program is operated by DIMECC Ltd.

The PoDoCo spring 2017 application round will take place within 1.3.-13.4.2017. To participate in the PoDoCo spring 2017 application round fill in PoDoCo postdoc profile at PoDoDo matchmaking system.

PoDoCo information event is arranged on March 14th at 14:00-15:00 in Aalto University, TUAS building, auditorium TU2 (Maarintie 8, 02150 Espoo).

Further information about PoDoCo program and the application round is available on the PoDoCo website at http://www.podoco.fi and from PoDoCo Program Manager Essi Huttu, essi.huttu(at)dimecc.com, tel. + 358 40 840 9259.


Kati Miettunen
Project manager (TkT, dosentti / D.Sc.)
Energy and Materials platforms