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Institución:University of Zaragoza
15 PhD positions in the EU Horizon 2020 Marie Skłodowska-Curie Project: MSCA-ETN-COSMIC(European Training Network for Continuous Sonication and Microwave Reactors.Project 721290).
Applications are invited for 15 PhD positions ("Early Stage Researchers") to be funded by the Marie-Sklodowska-Curie Innovative Training Network "COSMIC – European Training Network for Continuous Sonication and Microwave Reactors" within the Horizon 2020 Programme of the European Commission. COSMIC is a consortium of high profile universities, research institutions and companies located in Belgium, Spain, Germany, UK, Italy, Austria and France.
Public Abstract COSMIC: The European chemical industry faces some very serious challenges if it is to retain its competitive position in the global economy. The new industries setting up in Asia and the Near East are based on novel process-intensification concepts, leaving Europe desperately searching for a competitive edge. The transition from batch to continuous micro- and milliflow processing is essential to ensure a future for the European fine-chemicals and pharmaceuticals industries. However, despite the huge interest shown by both academia and industrial R&D, many challenges remain, such as the problems of reaction activation, channel clogging due to solids formation and the scaling up of these technologies to match the required throughput. COSMIC, the European Training Network for Continuous Sonication and Microwave Reactors, takes on these challenges by developing material- and energy-efficient continuous chemical processes for the synthesis of organic molecules and
nanoparticles. The intersectoral and interdisciplinary COSMIC training network consists of leading universities and industry participants and trains 15 ESRs in the areas of flow technology, millifluidics and external energy fields (ultrasound and microwaves). These energy fields can be applied in structured, continuous milli-reactors for producing high-value-added chemicals with excellent yield efficiencies – in terms of throughput, waste minimization and product quality – that simply cannot be achieved with traditional batch-type chemical reactors. The chemical processes that are at the heart of COSMIC's game-changing research are catalytic reactions and solids-forming reactions. COSMIC's success, which is based on integrating chemistry, physics and process technology, will re-establish European leadership in this crucial field and provide it with highly trained young experts ready for dynamic careers in the European chemical industry.
Beneficiaries: KU Leuven, University of Cordoba, University of Göttingen, University of Zaragoza, UCL, University of Turin, Microinnova, Arkema France.
Partner Organisations: Smart Material GmbH, Weber Ultrasonics, Universitat Politécnica de Valéncia, MEAM.
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All applications proceed through the on-line recruitment portal on this web address: www.cosmic-etn.eu/vacancies.