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PhD training and lifelong learning

CAPTURE professors are involved in the organisation of summer schools, workshops and other training events for PhD students, postdocs and employees from outside academia looking for further education, in-service training and lifelong learning opportunities.


SuPER-W is a "European Joint Doctorate" programme for highly motivated young scientists, combining state-of-the-art research with a comprehensive joint training programme on Resource, Product and Energy Recovery from Wastewater with a strong collaboration between academic and private partners. This doctoral training programme focuses explicitly on resource efficiency and sustainability, active involvement of the non-academic sector, training in complementary skills, including entrepreneurship and translation of research into policy, international as well as cross-organisational and intersectoral mobility, dissemination, awareness raising, and public outreach, and involvement of multiple disciplines, themes, tools and techniques.


CAPTURE Entrepreneurship Development programme

CAPTURE aims at creating an entrepreneurial mindset among its researchers and wants to stimulate them to start their own innovative business. Therefore CAPTURE will, in collaboration with the Ghent University Tech Transfer Office, train researchers in the basics of entrepreneurship. A first edition took place between March and May 2018. Five groups of PhD students and postdocs were guided through the process of setting up an own business, based on their research. The course consisted of group sessions, individual coaching sessions and guest speakers. The event ended with a pitching session at VOKA Gent. The aim is to organize a next edition of the course in the course of 2019-2020.