Edify will train four doctoral students for 48 months who will spend 40% of their training at the University of Vigo and 60% in the rest of the companies in the network. Given the multidisciplinary profile of the researchers who will be hired in this project, they will receive basic and complementary training in solid state physics, chemistry, automation processes, optical communications …” Fran Díaz details. Professors of the Laboratory of Optics and the COM group of the University of Vigo, Humberto Michinel and Francisco Javier Fraile Peláez, respectively, had been add to the proposal.
In addition to being the first Marie Curie ITN action that the University of Vigo coordinates under the H2020 program, it is also the first one granted to the academic institution in the industrial doctorate modality. “In this case the University of Vigo will train doctoral students in integrated photonic technologies with its partner SMART Photonics, European leader in integrated photonic circuits of Indian phosphide”