Doctoral students meet their entrepreneurial future

Pépite Provence organizes with Aix-Marseille University and Avignon University, the first edition of the "Meetings of entrepreneurship and the pursuit of careers in R&D of doctoral students and young doctors".

1:30 - 6:00 pm Espace Villeneuve Bargemon - Quai du Port
13002 Marseille
Free admission upon registration :­ions_renco­ntres-doct­orants2022

This day will be an opportunity for doctoral students and young doctors of the current and 2020-2021 classes to come and get information and meet the R&D support structures as well as the actors of the socio-economic world of the Southern Region. Conferences, stands and workshops will be offered throughout the afternoon. See detailed program below Doctoral training at Aix-Marseille University is a real professional experience of the research profession. The great potential of young researchers, strongly participates in the development of research and scientific production within the university. This is why Aix-Marseille University invests every year, in partnership with Pépite Provence, through seminars or immersion days, to accompany them and help them to concretize their professional project, both in the academic sector and in the R&D of the socio-economic world.
The Student Pole for Innovation, Transfer and Entrepreneurship in the South Region, has been raising awareness, training and accompanying since 2014 to the spirit of entrepreneurship and the construction of their entrepreneurial project, students and young graduates of its 7 member institutions: Aix-Marseille University, Avignon University, Sciences-Po Aix, École Centrale-Marseille, École Nationale Supérieure des Arts et Métiers, École Nationale Supérieure des Mines de Saint-Etienne, as well as the Rectorat de l’Académie Aix-Marseille. With the National Status of Student Entrepreneurs allowing them to be accompanied in the creation of their company in parallel with their studies. PÉPITE Provence

Program of the day
1:30 pm : Opening of the Meetings. 13:45-14:15 : Introductory remarks by Éric Berton, President of Aix-Marseille University.
The place of entrepreneurship in the University and research.
2:30-3:30 pm : Doctor and entrepreneurship: a professional future for PhD students?
The devices and structures for supporting doctoral project holders. - Pépite Provence and its support programs - National Student-Entrepreneur status and the Student-Entrepreneur DU. - Incubators and gas pedals (Impulse, Belle de Mai) - The City of Innovation and Knowledge of Aix-Marseille (CISAM)
3:30-4:30 pm : The pursuit of careers by young doctors in R&D. The support and financial devices dedicated to project leaders
- The vision of the industrialist (cpme13 and upe13)
- The vision of the local authorities - Support for professional integration in R&D (BPIfrance, SATT SE)
- Consulting firms
4:30-5:30 pm : Workshop: Testimony of young doctors who have created their structure
- The CJD: doctor and company creator (Olivier Postaire)
- Value creation and valorization of intellectual property (SATT SE)
17:30-18:00 : Conclusion of the day

AMU’s doctoral training in figures:
- 12 doctoral schools
- More than 3000 doctoral students - 600+ doctoral degrees awarded each year. - 41 doctoral disciplines and 53 specialties
- 39% international doctoral students
- 800+ new doctoral students per year
- More than 135 research units hosting doctoral students />.