Industrial Postdoc

Application deadline

September 25, 2018 - 12:00pm

An Industrial Postdoc project is a collaboration between an Industrial Postdoc, a company and and a research institution about solving specific research tasks.

  • An Industrial Postdoc is employed in the private sector company and collaborates with the research institution.
  • The private sector company applies for project funding from Innovation Fund Denmark. 
  • The Industrial Postdoc is employed with a salary in the company during the project. 

What do you get out of an Industrial Postdoc project?

  • The project gives the Industrial Postdoc a unique competency boost in her/his career development by combining research competencies with a business sector mindset and experiences.
  • The company has the possibility of solving specific research tasks whilst strengthening its relations to existing and new collaboration partners at universities.
  • The public sector research institution strengthens its relations to the business sector, and a foundation for new research is created.

Latest news

  • 06.07.2018: Updated Guidelines for Industrial Postdoc
    Updated Guidelines for Industrial Postdoc now make it possible to apply without an Industrial Postdoc candidate, and more. Find the guidelines here
  • 20.12.2017: DKK 15 mill. in 2018 for Industrial Researcher projects within bioresources
    Read more here

This application is part of


Application deadlines


  • Tuesday 25 September at 12 noon (reg. Industrial Postdoc)
  • Tuesday 9 October at 12 noon (Public sector Industrial Postdoc)


Regular Industrial Postdoc

  • Tuesday 8 January at 12 noon
  • Tuesday 30 April at 12 noon
  • Tuesday 24 September at 12 noon

Public sector Industrial Postdoc

  • Tuesday 8 October at 12 noon



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