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Under the Industrial Ph.D. scheme companies may apply for support for a three-year period for an employee seeking to pursue an ordinary doctoral degree. The doctoral candidate must be employed by the company and the doctoral research project must be of clear relevance to the company’s activities.


  • Meet our candidates

    We invite you to get to know the companies and research fellows currently participating in the Industrial Ph.D. scheme. They have submitted their own accounts of their projects, and the results will be published continually on this website.

  • Industrial PhD - a useful tool for knowledge-exchange

    Roughly 50 Industrial Ph.D. candidates met recently at the annual Industrial Ph.D. gathering organized by the Research Council. The gatherings help candidates in understanding the relationship between research and industry.

  • Aquaculture and its challenges

    Skretting’s Industrial Ph.D. candidate Rebecca Heavyside is studying the effect that sea lice and different feed ingredients have on fish skin. In this article, she discusses the advantages of increased aquaculture and some of the challenges faced by the industry.

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