feminno – Career Program for female PhDs, postdocs, and group leaders

Are you a female researcher at the crossroad between university and industry?
feminno offers career development for women scientists interested in the science-innovation interface.

Who can apply?
This Career Development Program, for women only, is open to all applicants from the life sciences currently working as PhD, postdoc, or group leader at the University of Zurich, ETH Zurich, or University of Basel.

What can you expect?
feminno offers competency-oriented training, incl. leadership, negotiation & entrepreneurship skills. Experienced career advisers, coaches, innovation experts, and executives from successful life-science enterprises share their work experience and visions with you.

feminno`s focus is on idea generation. In addition, you will receive advice and access to funding opportunities to start your own innovation project.

The first call is open until 15th of Nov 2017. The six-month program starts in January 2018.

Call information

The program is coordinated by the Zurich-Basel Plant Science Center and supported by the Swiss Federal Office for Gender Equality for the period 2017–2019.

Project partners:

Zurich-Basel Plant Science Center – University of Zurich, ETH Zurich and University of Basel
Life Science Zurich – University of Zurich and ETH Zurich
Office for Gender Equality – University of Zurich
Office for Gender Equality – University Basel
Career Services – University of Zurich

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