Thematic fields – Collaborative Doctoral Partnership programme (apply online)

The Collaborative Doctoral Partnership programme (CDP) is an initiative of the Joint Research Centre (JRC) which aims at establishing strategic collaborations with higher education institutions (HEIs/universities). Universities from EU Member States and countries associated with EU research programme Horizon 2020 can apply to the following thematic fields of the second call (2020):

  • Digital Governance
  • Smart, connected and clean mobility
  • EU Energy Transition
  • Development of methods to monitor progresses, design transformations and identify solutions to achieve SDGs
  • Secure and sustainable supply of raw materials for strategic value chains
  • Artificial intelligence for earth observation
  • Graphic causal models for hybrid threats
  • Resilience of built infrastructure to natural and man-made hazards
  • Health promotion and prevention of non-communicable diseases (NCDs)
  • Non-power nuclear and radiological technologies to achieve the SDGs 2030 Agenda
  • Synergies of qualitative and quantitative methods for anticipation activities
  • Behavioural insights applied to policy-making
  • Robustness in complex data analysis and statistical modelling


To read the eligibility criteria and submit your application, follow this link (here).


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