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A unique event dedicated to researchers' mobility and career development in Europe - let's meet in Paris on December 11 & 12!

Survey from the European Commission on researchers’ intersectoral mobility

O. Benfaida

Do you think the EU could do better to facilitate and enhance researchers’ intersectoral mobility? Make your opinion count and take part in the survey :
 « Fostering industrial talents through the intersectoral mobility of researchers »

FIER-DOC French Innovative Experience in Research - the "n+i" network programme

O. Benfaida

The FIER-DOC French Innovative Experience in Research programme is aimed at candidates who are completing a Master (or who have already got one) and who want to acquire knowledge and experience in the management of "research projects" and eventually to pursue on a doctoral thesis.

franco-allemande day

En partenariat avec le Service Science et Technologie de l'Ambassade de France, l'Université franco-Allemande et l'Institut Français, l'ABG organise la quatrième édition de la journée franco-allemande des jeunes chercheurs à Berlin le 6 juillet 2017.

Deux minutes pour convaincre : pitchez lors du PhDTalent Career Fair 2017 !

’Association Bernard Gregory, en partenariat avec PhDTalent, la CASDEN et l'ANDès, vous donne rendez-vous le 20 octobre 2017 sur le PhDTalent Career Fair pour la 4e édition de son concours de pitch professionnel.

Retrouvez-nous au CENTQUATRE à Paris, à l'occasion de cette journée riche, entièrement dédiée aux doctorants & docteurs.

Le principe ? Les candidats disposent de 120 secondes pour convaincre jury et public, en exposant leur expérience de recherche ainsi que leur projet professionnel de façon claire, concise et convaincante.

Envie de participer ? Envoyez-nous dès maintenant vos vidéos de pitch !

L’ABG présente ses nouveaux formats d’atelier

Parce que l’avenir professionnel des docteurs n’est pas forcément dans la recherche académique, parce qu’il est important de prendre le temps de réfléchir à son projet professionnel, de se préparer et de s’outiller avant de partir en recherche d’emploi…

L’ABG met en place pour le public des docteurs et doctorants une série d’ateliers « Après-Thèse », déclinés chacun sur une journée.

Choisir - ou non - le doctorat ? Inscrivez-vous dès maintenant à l'atelier AvanThèse® du 11 juillet 2017

Vous êtes étudiant de master ou élève ingénieur ou professionnel en évolution de carrière et le doctorat vous intéresse, vous questionne ?

Turning knowledge into innovation and growth in SMEs: the Innovation associate programme

Bérénice Kimpe - International Cooperation

A new funding scheme will support Small and Medium-sized Enterprises (SMEs) to hire a researcher : the brain who will bring their brilliant idea to life.

French-German scientific award Gay-Lussac-Humboldt 2017: call for applications

O. Benfaida

Created in 1981, the Gay-Lussac-Humboldt Award is granted by the French Ministry for Higher Education, Research and Innovation, together with the French Science Academy-Institutde France to German scientists from all fields and selected by French universities or research institutes. The Humboldt Foundation is awarding French scientists on the same principles.

Application deadline: June 30.


The Cross-border Postdoctoriales are back!

O. Benfaida

Never two without three! Here comes the third edition of the cross-border career workshop dedicated to postdocs and unemployed doctorate holders.
Registration is now open!

Association Bernard Gregory, the French-German University the French-Italian University have been awarded a Horizon 2020 funding

Web Master

Within the Science with and for Science (SWAFS) programme of H2020, a call for projects was dedicated to the organization of an event on researchers’ mobility and career development in Europe (SWAFS 20-2016).

Because their joint expertise relies on both aspects, Association Bernard Gregory (ABG), the French-German University (FGU) and the French-Italian University (FIU) built a consortium and applied together in August 2016.


Call for applications: French-German Prize for scientific collaboration Forcheur Jean-Marie Lehn 2017

Bérénice Kimpe - International Cooperation

The Department for Science and Technology of the French Embassy inGermany is granting an award for a French-German cooperation between two young scientists in the following fields: chemistry, health, pharmacology. The award is granted under the patronage of Pr Jean-Marie Lehn, Nobel Prize in Chemistry, together with the French-German University as well as BASF France and Sanofi Germany.


Annual report

NEW! 2016 ABG Key facts on a infografics (downloadable)

Young women scientists, L'Oréal fellowship program is open

Ludovic Fery

bourses l'oréal

As in 2016, 30 fellowships will be awarded to women PhD students and women postdoctoral fellows within the framework of Fondation L'Oréal’s ''For women in science'' program, in partnership with UNESCO and French Academy of science. Candidates can be of all nationalities but must study or work in France in one of the following fields: formal sciences, life science, environment or materials science, and engineering.


Institut Curie international PhD program

Ludovic Fery

curie ic3i

Candidates have until 4 february 2017 included to apply to IC-3i, Institut Curie’s international PhD program, co-funded by European Union’s Horizon 2020 research and innovation plan.

14 projects among 80 research groups are concerned.


Fully-funded PhD positions for self-developed research idea

Bérénice Kimpe - International Cooperation

The Hector Fellow Academy promotes outstanding young scientists from all over the world with fully-funded PhD positions. Master graduates can apply until April 30, 2017 with an innovative, self-developed scientific issue in the research field of one of the Hector Fellows.

Help build a house for PhDs’ projects

Ludovic Fery

la paillasse

On 19 January 2017, a workshop will be held at La Paillasse on a French PhDs’ house project.

It is suggested by Sébastien Poulain, researcher at the MICA (Mediation, Information, Communication, Arts) laboratory, of école Montaignes-Humanités.


FameLab returns to France!

Ludovic Fery

famelab france
British Council's science communication contest stops again in France for a finale scheduled on 8 March 2017 in Paris.

Interested candidates have until next 1 February 2017 to submit their application in the form of a 3-minute video.


A look back at the PhDTalent Career Fair 2016

Ludovic Fery

PhDTalent2016The PhDTalent Career Fair 2016 took place last 21st of October at Centquatre, Paris. The event reunited more than 2000 young doctors and PhD students, and 80 companies willing to hire them. 

Here is a quick recap in case you missed the job fair.


A MOOC dedicated to PhDs

Ludovic Fery


Created by French association PhDOOC, the "Doctorate and career pursuit" MOOC opens on November 30th 2016 on the ECO Learning web portal.

It is completely free.


JFR 2016: French Research Day in Japan

Bérénice Kimpe - International Cooperation

Sciencescope, with the support of institutional partners including the Embassy of France in Japan, the Maison Franco-Japonaise (MFJ), CNRS (the National Center for Scientific Research), the Chamber of Commerce and Industry France-Japan (CCIFJ), Alumni associations ABSCIF and ABC, as well as ABG, is organizing the French Research Day (JFR) in Japan.

Franco-Brazilian program to support researcher's mobility

Clarisse Faria-Fortecoëf

The French Network for Brazilian Studies (REFEB) launched its 2017 Call aiming at enabling young researchers to pursue their studies in Humanities and Social Sciences (SHS) by a research field in Brazil.

Students, join forces with a company

Ludovic Fery

talence parrainage
The students-business partnership, initiated in 2016 by Talence Innovation Sud Dévelopment and the Groupement des Entrepreneurs Talençais (GET), opens to new degrees and diploma for its renewal in 2017.

Masters and PhD students (preferably at the beginning of the 2nd year) can now participate.


Work with your former employees to keep the expertise inside your organisation

Bérénice Kimpe - International Cooperation

The French energy company EDF calls its pensioners back to help to restore electricity after a disaster, as an additional support for their former co-workers. The consulting firm PWC uses its alumni network to develop new businesses. Areva is developing a programme for its retired experts to keep the core expertise in the group.


Come and try an alternative recruitment method!

Bérénice Kimpe - International Cooperation

Imagine you are looking for a job and you find an ad that matches your profile. You send your résumé and you catch the attention of the recruiter. “Bingo! I’m getting a job interview!” Because for you, there is no other option than a job interview and you feel prepared for this exercise. Suddenly…

A PhD school programme for researchers in the energy field

Ludovic Fery

kic innoenergy

Is your PhD project in the field of energy? Connected with an industrial issue or company? Are you interested in developing a product or service related to your research?

If so, you might be interested by KIC InnoEnergy PhD School programme.


Metchnikov: the Franco-Russian scientific cooperation program

Ludovic Fery


The French embassy of Russia provides between 1 to 3 months scholarships for Russian staff engaged in a research project connected to a French team. This program covers all kinds of science, including human and social sciences, and the project can be by a higher education institution, a research organization or a company.


Silab - Jean Paufique Foundation calls for proposals

Ludovic Fery

silab logo
Cosmetics company Silab’s foundation renews its 20,000 euros allocation dedicated to basic and applied research in 2017.

Its call for proposals, on the theme of "Multidisciplinary approach of skin pathophysiology" is opened until 14 October 2016.

ABG Jobs #5 : the weekly selection

Ludovic Fery

ABG Jobs

In our weekly job selection, you will find offers in engineering sciences, biotechnology as well as a sampling of international jobs.


ABG Jobs #4: the weekly selection

Ludovic Fery

abg emplois

Just this once won’t hurt, you will find in our weekly jobs selection offers in informatics, chemistry and biology. Good luck everyone!


Global Young Academy - Call for New Members

Bérénice Kimpe - International Cooperation

Do you want to join the Global Young Academy for five-year-terms to foster a dialogue between science and society and to improve the international research environment? Send your application before September 25.

Thanks to all our awesome Thunderclapers!

Bérénice Kimpe - Responsable coopération internationale

To all the people who supported our « Researchers without borders » campaign in the context of an European call for proposals: a big « thank you »!


Participate to FIEEC 2016 award for applied research

Ludovic Fery

FIEEC2016You helped conduct a successful research partnership with an SME or mid-cap company (increase in revenue, job creation)?

You can apply to FIEEC 2016 award by 19 September.


ABG Jobs #3 : the weekly selection

Ludovic Fery

Chemistry, data science and electronics are featured in our 22 August 2016 job selection.

100,000 euros award for the most promising young biotech

Ludovic Fery

genopole youth biotech
The Young Biotech Award, allocated by Genopole of Evry, is opened to applications.

To participate, the project or the company must have less than three years of existence and a biotech innovation in the environment, agri-food or industry sector (excluding health). The application deadline is 3 October 2016.

ABG needs your support!

Bérénice Kimpe - Responsable coopération internationale

thunderclap ABG
Do you plan to go abroad during or after your PhD? With a postdoctoral fellowship or for a position in the industry? Are you looking for country-specific information on funding schemes, employers, recruitment process, professional codes?

Then our event "Mobility and Career Days for Researchers" is made for you. Help us make it bigger by asking the support of European Union!

New recruit in ABG Training and support hub

Ludovic Fery

Starting July 18 2016, Catherine Thomas begins as a training manager at Association Bernard Gregory. The Training and support hub now counts 4 people.

Postdoctoral fellowships at Tepsis LabEx

Ludovic Fery

French laboratory of excellence Transformation de l’Etat, Politisation des Sociétés, Institution du Social (Tepsis) has opened a call for three postdoctoral fellowships, sponsored during one year, renewable once.

Training in advanced techniques of archeology for foreign students

Ludovic Fery

You are a foreign PhD student committed to a French archaeological mission abroad?
You can receive a funded training to advanced techniques in archeology in a French laboratory. The request for proposals is opened until 16 September 2016.

Franco-russian day on innovative materials

Ludovic Fery

During « Science of the Future » (SF) second edition, between 20 and 23 September 2016 in Kazan, Russia, a day will be dedicated to young scientists and innovative materials.
PhD students and post-doctoral researchers are invited to submit their application before the 15th of July.


Research fellowships between Europe and Japan by Canon Foundation

Bérénice Kimpe - International Cooperation

Canon Foundation awards research grants for highly qualified European and Japanese researchers, for minimum 3 months to maximum 12 months. Apply before September 15.

ABG has its new communication manager!

Ludovic Fery

Association Bernard Gregory strengthens its Communication and Job hub. Starting 20 June 2016, Ludovic Fery joins the team to handle web communication and community management across social networks.


Marie Sklodowska-Curie Actions in Horizon2020

Ludovic Fery

Individual fellowship call H2020-MSCA-IF-2016, part of Marie Sklodowska-Curie Actions, is opened until 14 September 2016. 
Its total budget is 218.5 millions euro, including 29 millions for mobility grants outside of Europe. A new panel created this year brings non-academic organisations in.


Short stay grants in Japan for cancer research

Ludovic Fery

A dozen research grants are available for a stay of 3 months maximum in Japan on the thematic of cancer. The deadline for applications is on 15 July 2016. Only bilateral research projects with will be accepted.  

Franco-Norwegian PHC Aurora 2017 is launched

Ludovic Fery

As part of cooperations between the Norwegian research council and the French ministry of External affairs, Aurora program (Hubert Curien Program) is renewed in 2017. Applications must be registered online on 7 September 2016 at the latest.

New network for oceanographic research

Web Master

The international program Take OFF (« Take Ocean For Future ») will start on 23rd June 2016. Its goal is to promote research on seas and oceans thanks to a scientific patronage and residency at Oceanographic Institute Paul Ricard (South of France).

Postdoctoral Researchers‘ Networking Tour du DAAD (25.09 – 01.10)

Bérénice Kimpe - International Cooperation

You're doing your postdoc in molecular biology and are interested in professional opportunities in Germany? In academia and industry? Let's discover them with the new DAAD programme. Application deadline is July 15.

A European porgramme for facilitating the recruitment of PhDs by SMEs

Bérénice Kimpe

30.06 is the deadline to submit the application (10 pages) for the SME Innovation Associate call, the new initiative launched this year under Horizon 2020 by the EASME – the EU Agency for SME – to support the spin-in of specialised knowledge into small European companies.
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