EURAXESS – STARS@UNIPD Call deadline April 2nd 2019: The University of Padova (Italy) funds promising young researchers

We are pleased to inform you that the University of Padova (Italy) has launched the second edition of the Supporting TAlent in ReSearch@University of Padova – STARS@UNIPD call for proposals. Such programme supports excellent 2-year research projects to be conducted in Padova by outstanding Principal Investigators of any nationality.

The STARS@UNIPD call intends to promote and encourage high quality, innovative and ambitious research, with the final goal to strengthen the University ability to attract external competitive funding, including the European Research Council grants.

In particular, STARS Starting Grants (STARS-StG) are designed to fund promising PIs who have been awarded their first doctoral degree within a minimum of 2 and a maximum of 7 years (prior to 30 November 2018) and are about to establish their own research team and/or starting their own independent research.

For further information go to the call website: (in English).

Application deadline is at 1:00 p.m. – 2 April 2019.

Any further clarification requests can be addressed to

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