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Ageing@EITHealth PhD School
Epidemiology of Ageing and Dementia Prevention

Challenge

The challenges of caring for Europe’s ageing population require a new kind of specialists.

Solution

The EIT Health Ageing doctoral school (Ageing@EITHealth) was powered by a pan-European collaboration of academic and non-academic EIT Health partners to promote the international and cross-sectoral training of a new generation of PhD specialists to achieve solid Innovation and Entrepreneurship (I&E) skills. Ageing@EITHealth focused on the Aging Brain in concordance with accredited PhD programs complemented with a solid training in Innovation and Entrepreneurship. This PhD school has a varied portfolio of Universities with advanced teaching in Brain Aging, as well as international mobility and co-supervision of PhD theses in Universities, Hospitals and Companies.

Objectives, Activities and Results expected / achieved

Short-term outcomes included:
• The involvement of students in doctoral and other similar programs;

• The attractiveness of students to the School environment;

• The involvement of students in the School's activities;

•  Collaborative projects.

In the long term the PhD School will contribute to leveraging the quality of new professionals in the health sector, in health-related businesses, contributing to improving the quality of services provided and the overall health of the population. The innovative model of leveraging Ageing@EITHealth_Brain by the EIT mission may constitute a new model for future doctoral training in Europe.

Project Reference

20588

Funding


Intervention Region

Europe

Total Investment

550.000,00

IPN Investment

21.250,00

Total Eligible

550.000,00

IPN Eligible

21.250,00

EC Funding – Total

550.000,00

EC Funding – IPN

21.250,00

Duration

12 Months

Start Date

2020-01-01

End Date

2020-12-31

Approval Date

2019-10-09

Consortium

Centro Hospitalar e Universitário de Coimbra, EPE
Centro Hospitalar Lisboa Norte E.P.E.
Instituto Pedro Nunes
University of Evora
Universidade de Lisboa
Katholieke Universiteit Leuven
Københavns Universitet (University of Copenhagen)
Imperial College London
The Provost, Fellows, Foundation Scholars, and the other members of Board, of the College of the Holy and Undivided Trinity of Queen Elizabeth near Dublin
The University of Newcastle upon Tyne
Academisch Ziekenhuis Groningen
Universidade de Coimbra
Institute for Bioengineering of Catalonia

Website

https://eithealth.eu/programmes/eit-health-ageing-phd-school/

Keywords

PhD;
Gerontology;
Neuroscience;
Epidemiology;
Innovation;
Entrepreneurship.