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PoDoCo - Post Docs in Companies

Tampere University


PoDoCo is a matchmaking program supporting long term competitiveness and strategic renewal of companies and employment of young doctors in the private sector. For companies PoDoCo program offers an opportunity to investigate new strategic openings with the help of talented and practically oriented post docs, who are familiar with scientific analysis and synthesis methods.


Who's it for

PoDoCo program is aimed for all disciplines. All companies operating in Finland are welcome to join the PoDoCo Program especially if your company

  • has strategic vision and desire to search opportunities beyond the current strategic horizon of the company
  • can appoint adequate resources in order to perform the actions needed, such as guiding the research and analyzing the results of the research

PoDoCo program is aimed for young doctors who

  • have recently completed or will soon complete their doctoral degree
  • are interested in challenges of the companies
  • have business-oriented thinking and willingness to work in companies


How does it all happen


  • facilitates novel meetings
  • matches of post docs and companies
  • offers young scholars funding from one source for academic research having strategic importance for Finnish companies

The programme will assist companies by:

  • helping companies to find highly-skilled and talented young postdocs to investigate new strategic openings
  • offering a research grant that covers the costs of a postdoc during the research period


Contact us

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