Entrepreneurial programmes

Our programmes are compatible with the process of starting your own business. We’d love to hear about your project! If you’re joining the master’s with an entrepreneurial mindset, the Student-Entrepreneur national status (Statut National Etudiant Entrepreneur) is what you're looking for. Sign up now at:  https://snee.esr.gouv.fr/ and join our community of student entrepreneurs. More details at https://www.pepite-france.fr/en/ 


Head of department

Véronique Parisot
Phone: +33 3 80 58 98 41

Work-study programme manager

Phone: +33 3 80 58 98 68

Our Entrepreneurial Researchers programme

Bourgogne Franche-Comté supports new talents. We're always on the lookout for researchers with an entrepreneurial mindset. Our Entrepreneurial Researchers programme subsidises students with a dual specialisation in research and management, looking to develop research skills as well as an entrepreneurial or managerial qualification, with the aim of: Encouraging the creation of businesses based on innovation in the following sectors: High technology, Welfare, Organisational development, Trade; Inviting researchers to promote their work and to create their own businesses in line with their research theme; Identifying and developing business-oriented research projects likely to deliver an outcome with a high technological value.

Our Entrepreneurial Researchers programme
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Our call for bids is especially aimed at regional research laboratories. We subsidise two types of programmes: a 36-months PhD grant (with an upper limit of €100,000 in 2020, entrepreneurial training included); and a 12-months postdoctoral grant (with an upper limit of €60,000 in 2020, entrepreneurial training included). Is your laboratory looking to apply? We’d love to hear from you. You can help us find candidates by: Identifying PhD projects likely to result in the creation of innovative businesses; Passing on this offer to highly motivated students with an entrepreneurial mindset, possibly interested in an ICE PhD grant; Passing on this offer to PhD students whose work seems especially adapted to the creation of a high-tech business, with a view to apply for a postdoctoral grant. PhD subjects should allow for an in-depth research project, with a focus on scientific, technological, or social questions with a high value creation potential.

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