C-PlaNeT is a Marie Sklodowska Curie European Joint Doctorate. It provides funding for 15 PhD students. The project wants to contribute to a circular economy for plastics by bringing together 15 researchers from various fields (chemistry, engineering, economics, environmental sciences, political sciences).
Every student will work at 2 institutions in 2 different countries and will do an internship outside the university. Every student needs to have a different nationality than the country of his/her home institution. 4 PhD students are hosted at Ghent University. Other partners are TU Eindhoven (Netherlands), TU Berlin (Germany), FA University Erlangen-Nürnberg (Germany), MU Leoben (Austria), KU Leuven (Belgium), AU Thessaloniki (Greece) and DTU (Denmark).