Call Announcement: ASCENT PhD Accelerator Programme - Tyndall National Institute, Cork, Ireland


ASCENT is delighted to announce the third Call for PhD students to the ASCENT Accelerator Programme.

ASCENT Research Accelerator Programme for PhD students

3rd Call – Tyndall National Institute – Ireland

Tuesday 24th – Thursday 26th April 2018

“Nanoelectronics Fabrication & Characterisation”

ASCENT provides easy access to state-of-the-art nanoelectronics facilities at imec in Belgium, CEA-Leti in France and Tyndall in Ireland.

The Research Accelerator Programme gives PhD students an on-site introduction to the technology available in the three partner sites. This will give students a clear insight into how they can use ASCENT to accelerate their own research.


Third Call:
PhD students are invited to apply to visit Tyndall National Institute in Ireland where they will be introduced to the ASCENT access programme and attend advanced training in Reliability & Defects in Advanced Technologies, from Theory to practice.


How to apply:

An Application Form and CV should be submitted through the ASCENT web site before: Friday 23rd February 2018.

Results will be circulated & winners informed on Monday 12th March 2018.

What is covered?

ASCENT will support training and travel/subsistence costs.

Eligibility:  Registered PhD students are eligible to apply for one course outside their own country.



Next step:  Apply online NOW – closing date Friday 23rd February 2018


N.B. Applicants may only apply for courses outside their university/institute country. Previously successful candidates may not re-apply for further courses.

Applicants to the PhD accelerator programme through the above link will receive a confirmation email.