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ENLIGHT Research & Innovation Prize for PhDs and PostDocs, deadline 01 Oct 2022

PhD students and postdocs can now apply for the ENLIGHT Research & Innovation Prize (ENLIGHT R&I Prize) with their project and research.

In the framework of this call for applications, the Enlight network will award mobility grants to travel to the Enlight partner universities as well as the ENLIGHT R&I Prize Award for the best and most innovative project idea.

The ideas must relate to the „Enlight Challenges“. These are: climate change, health and well-being, social inequality, the digital revolution and energy and circularity.


Postdocs must have completed their PhD no longer than nine years ago to be eligible to apply. Also, researchers from at least two other ENLIGHT universities must be involved in the project.


Application deadline is October 1, 2022.

Further information on the application and selection process can be found here:

Further information about the “Enlight Challenges” can be found here: