TECNALIA PhD Scholarships for Spanish Students, 2017

  • TECNALIA Research & Innovation
  • PhD
  • Spain
TECNALIA PhD Scholarships for Spanish Students, 2017TECNALIA PhD Scholarships for Spanish Students, 2017

Scholarship Description:

TECNALIA PhD Scholarships for Spanish Students, 2017 is open for . The scholarship allows PhD level programm(s) in the field of taught at TECNALIA Research & Innovation . The deadline of the scholarship is .


TECNALIA Research & Innovation is the first privately funded applied research & technology organisation in Spain and one of the leading such centres in Europe.

TECNALIA has launched a call for 18 scholarships to train young researchers. The purpose of this call is to award 18 scholarships to help beneficiaries (hereafter “trained research staff”), to complete their doctoral dissertations while they are at one of Fundación Tecnalia Research & Innovation (hereafter “TRI”) centres.dd

The aim of these research scholarship is to carry out a PhD in TECNALIA.

Degree Level: Scholarship is available to pursue PhD programme.

Available Subject: Scholarships offered in this scheme are as follows:

  • Synthesis of cement nanofibres/nanotubes through supercritical fluid

  • Smart Management Systems for buildings, infrastructures and cities based on Artificial Intelligence tools

  • Effectiveness of nature-based solutions for climate change adaptation and urban resilience improvement

  • Predictive control and regulation systems for energy efficiency

  • New control strategies for smart grids with distributed generation and storage

  • Advanced coatings to improve thermal energy exchange reactions

  • Digital immersion: Virtual Reality and Augmented Reality

  • Securing the Internet of Things

  • Advanced data mining techniques focused on biomedical and genetic processing and analysis to infer knowledge and for application to personalised medicine

  • Advanced data analysis models for Industry 4.0 applications

  • Development of High-Value Aerospace Components through Additive Manufacturing (AM)

  • Development of new methodologies for repair or additive manufacturing of aluminium components for the aerospace sector

  • Strategies for shared control by drivers and driverless cars in urban environments and motorways

  • Instrumentation and Advanced Analytics Applied to machining processes

  • Provide autonomy to mobile dual-arm robots for industrial assembly applications.

  • Hybrid models for maintenance decision making

  • New technologies for electromechanical aerospace actuator inverters, associated motors and control algorithms

  • Development of a solution for on-line detection of blind rivets poorly installed in aerospace structures

Scholarship Benefits: The gross monthly allowance during the grant period will be €1,000.

Number of Scholarships: There are 18 scholarships available.


  • Candidates who have completed a university degree with a credit value of more than 300 ECTS, or an official Master’s degree, that grant access to the doctoral programme, after 2nd October 2014.

  • Or who on the date of this call are already enrolled in an official Master course that grant access to the doctoral programme

Eligible Nationality: Citizens from Spain are eligible to apply.


Application Procedure: The mode of applying is online. Documentation required for the application includes:

  • A duly completed application form.

  • CV and academic record

  • TRI may request additional documentation

 Deadline: Closing date for applications is June 11, 2017.

Scholarship Link

Degree Level:

TECNALIA PhD Scholarships for Spanish Students, 2017 is available to undertake PhD level programs at TECNALIA Research & Innovation.

Available Subjects:

Following subject are available to study under this scholarship program.


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