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Minister Sari Multala gave a speech at PREIN event on I-DEEP doctoral education pilot

Minister of Education, Sari Multala, gave a speech on I-DEEP doctoral education

The Doctoral Education Ecosystem I-DEEP and Ministry of Education

The Ministry of Education and Culture will allocate EUR 255 million to universities for piloting new practices in doctoral education in 2024–2027. This additional funding will be allocated to 1,000 doctoral researchers who will have a three-year employment contract to complete their doctoral degree.

“Finland needs more top talent, more people with doctorates in the labour force. With the help of this new doctoral education pilot, we will improve our international competitiveness and create the right conditions for innovation drawing on research-based data. I am very pleased with the high quality of applications,” says Minister of Science and Culture Sari Multala.

Minister Multala gave a speech at Optics and Photonics Days 2024, on Tuesday May 28th in PREIN event, on granting PREIN Flagship and its innovative doctoral education ecosystem for photonics I-DEEP a funding for 72 doctoral research positions in photonics. Listen the whole speech here: