AIM 2017 Call

2016/12/8

AIM 2017 Call expected to be published in February 2017 for applications between March 1 and April 30 2017 and awarded Fellowships starting in September/October 2017.

2017/2/13

The 2016 AIM Call will offer 6 PhD Fellowships. The Call will be open between March 1 and April 30.

The official text of the call can be found here (in Portuguese, here). Applications can be made through this link between March 1 and April 30.

Further information about the appllication procedure, including details regarding the registration of the academic degrees obtained outside Portugal can be found here.

IMPORTANT INFO FOR 2016 CALL APPLICANTS

In the required Statement of Intent (cover letter) that applicantes must submit, describing the interest of the candidate in the PhD programme, personal aims and research topics of interest we require that the candidate lists, in order of preference, at least 3 of the available doctoral research plans (below, to be posted soon). Although the final selected doctoral plan will be designed by the admitted Fellow and his/her advisor, the list below serves as an orientation of the type of projects available and will help expedite the selection of doctoral project/advisor.

LIST OF DOCTORAL RESEARCH PLANS FOR THE AIM Call 2017

AIM_2017_Project 1 - Role of azurin-associated precision nanomedicines on cancer immune modulation

AIM_2017_Project 2 - Integrated microfluidic system for bacterial detection

AIM_2017_Project 3 - Early diagnosis/monitoring of bladder cancer at the point of care: exploring the liquid biopsy

AIM_2017_Project 4 - Nano-sensors for real-time bio-aerosol detection 

AIM_2017_Project 5 - Integrated optical spectroscopy device for fruit growth monitoring

AIM_2017_Project 6 - Development of a point-of-care device for fast detection of pathogens involved in hospital acquired infections

AIM_2017_Project 7 - Tactile sensing for robots, wearable devices and human-computer interfaces

AIM_2017_Project 8 - A novel tool for conformal magnetic field mapping using magnetoresistive sensors on modular, flexible and stretchable substrates

AIM_2017_Project 9 - Multifunctional wafers integrating monolithic architectures reconstructed from CMOS chips and magnetic sensor chips 

AIM_2017_Project 10 - Miniaturization of continuous bioprocess for biopharmaceuticals production

AIM_2017_Project 11 - Microfluidics integrated in MEMS resonators for biosensing

AIM_2017_Project 12 - Discovery-On-Chip: Integrated microfluidic system for antibody discovery