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EIT Manufacturing Summer School

EIT Manufacturing
15 days
Summer / Short course
Scholarships available

Program description

EIT Manufacturing Summer School

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.

Admission requirements

Applications are open to: 

  • PhD candidates
  • Scholars and students with relevant background in the innovation processes and sustainable manufacturing
  • Professionals from small and medium-sized companies 
  • People connected to smart manufacturing, i.e. start-ups 
  • Company employees

A general knowledge of engineering is needed. 

This programme does not require a TOEFL Test. 

For more information about admission requirements please check the course webpage. 

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Program content

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.


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

Program delivery

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.

Tuition fees

  • Main fee: 500€
  • PhD Students and professionals from EIT Manufacturing partners & RIS students fee: 200€
  • PhD Students and professional from SIC* members: free of charge
  • Special offer for RIS women PhD students: free of charge

*Scientific and Industrial Committee members contributing to the Summer School program

Career opportunities

You will get useful knowledge about smart manufacturing to improve your research capabilities and career opportunities.

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About this institute

EIT Manufacturing

EIT Manufacturing is an Innovation Community within the European Institute of Innovation & Technology (EIT)– that connects the leading manufacturing actors in Europe. Fuelled by a strong interdisciplinary and trusted community, EIT Manufacturing offers unique education programs through its partner...

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Contact info

EIT Manufacturing

Boulevard Thomas Gobert 2
91120 Paris

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