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Take part in world-class inter-university competitions and win funding from NExT

The NExT Initiative is offering support for students to take part in international inter-university competitions.

From April 18, 2019 to June 1, 2019 All day

From April 18, 2019 to June 1, 2019 All day

From April 18, 2019 to June 1, 2019 All day

From April 18, 2019 to June 1, 2019 All day

Do you have project that could improve human health or the environment, or help revolutionize the industry of tomorrow? Do you want to acquire new skills and reveal your potential? Are you keen to build your professional network, and develop your soft skills? Why not take part in a inter-university competition and challenge teams from all over the world?

The NExT Initiative is offering support, including funding, for students to take part in international inter-university competitions, such as iGEM or HYDROcontest, or to organize a new world-class multiuniversity competition in Nantes. The call for expressions of interest is open to students of all levels in all fields of study.



Eligibility criteria


  • Competition topics must focus on NExT priority areas: industry of the future (advanced production technologies or ocean engineering) or health of the future (innovative biotech, oncology or precision medicine).
  • The competition itself must be international in scope and reputation.
  • The final project teams must include students and supervisors from at least two member institutions of the NExT Initiative (University of Nantes, Centrale Nantes, Nantes University Hospital, INSERM, CNRS, ICO, IFSTTAR , IMT Atlantique, INRA, ONIRIS), with at least one from among the founding members: University of Nantes, Centrale Nantes, Nantes University Hospital, INSERM or CNRS.

Published on April 18, 2019 Updated on April 18, 2019