EIT Manufacturing Summer School 2021
|Type||Summer School (for PhD Students & Professionals), e-learning|
|Nominal duration||Various - see programme structure below (4 ECTS)|
|Awards||(EIT Labelled participation certificate)|
|Tuition fee||€500 one-time
General Summer School fee
Master of Science
The EIT Manufacturing Summer School 2021 is open to individuals interested in deepening manufacturing challenges:
The entry qualification documents are accepted in the following languages: English.
A motivation letter must be added to your application.
Your motivation letter must point out :
To apply to the EITM Summer School, you are required to upload the following documents.
IMPORTANT: you need to submit a complete application package consisting of the following documents, in pdf and portrait format.*
– Short description of your PhD/Research topic subject or Professional experience in Manufacturing
– The relevance for the manufacturing sector
– The innovation potential of the subject and expected research results
– The entrepreneurship potential of the expected research results
Summer School fees are:
– Main fee 500€
*Scientific and Industrial Committee members contributing to the Summer School program
IMPORTANT: Please note the Summer School fee can be paid either by you or by a sponsor, for instance your home university, your company, etc. Please make sure to inform your sponsor, since it will sign the acceptance letter together with you. Moreover, you remain liable of the payment, in case the sponsor doesn’t pay for the Summer School fee.
If you are a PhD researcher and you want to boost your abilities and competencies in Smart Manufacturing, this event provides current or prospective PhD students with the necessary skills, practical know-how, attitudes and values to meet the complex demands found in the industry 4.0 environment. The EITM Summer School will be the opportunity for self-driven, ambitious PhD candidates to broaden their network with potential European partners and to boost their abilities and competencies in advanced tools for the design, implementation, organization, quality assessment and improvement of intelligent manufacturing systems.
The fees for the programme are the following :
• Main fee: 500€
• PhD Students and professionals from EIT Manufacturing partners & RIS students fee: 200€
• PhD Students and professional from SIC (1) members: free of charge
• Special offer for RIS women PhD students: free of charge
(1) Scientific and Industrial Committee members contributing to the Summer School program
NOTE: The Summer School fee can also be paid by a sponsor, please read carefully the other requirement section for more information.
The EIT Manufacturing Summer School starts remotely (16th of September) with workshops where industrial partners pitch industrial challenges and students collaboratively work on their solutions. During the “central week” (28th-30th September) students work together (in blended mode) in 8 hours of hacking time together with local mentors to translate their innovation into a feasible business solution. School includes lectures and hands-on training on: design thinking, proof of concept, ROS, levels of autonomy, etc.
Due to COVID19 restrictions the school will be held in blended mode; sessions will be on-line (MS Teams) and students will attend from their universities.
16th September – Welcome, program and industry pitch
23th September – Workshops on design thinking, creativity and PoC
28-30 September – Keynotes, lectures, hackathon, pitch, get-together and more
You will get useful knowledge about smart manufacturing to improve your research capabilities and career opportunities.