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Industrial Doctoral School for Research and Innovation

The Industrial Doctoral School for Research and Innovation creates opportunities for collaboration between Umeå University researchers, business and the public sector through jointly funded research projects. Together with an external part, the doctoral student and supervising researcher work for four years with a common problem that needs to be explored. We have trained more than 80 researchers together with more than 60 external partners.

About the Industrial Doctoral School

How it works: organization, background and set-up.

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Ongoing projects

We have PhD students represented at all four faculties. Read more about our projects.

Latest news

PFAS found in waste incineration residues

Unique study provides snapshot of PFAS.

Umeå Energi collaborates with doctoral students on environmental issues

The Industrial Doctoral School projects provide important knowledge for the future.

Reduced climate impact by better insight in life cycle assessment

The right tools are key to ensure investment decisions that reduce global emissions, new thesis shows.

MIMS Spotlight Series: Nóra meets Ionut Sebastian Mihai

PhD student Ionut Sebastian Mihai is affiliated with MIMS and Industrial Doctoral School and studies T cells.

Student receives award for Master's thesis

Amanda Vikström receives The Swedish Flame Research Committee's prize for outstanding degree project.

Heating system of a building help reduce carbon dioxide emissions and energy cost

Anjan Rao Puttige, Industrial Doctoral School, used the hospital as a case study in his dissertation.

Alumni portrait

The Industrial Doctoral School is more than just business

"The Industrial Doctoral School will always be close to my heart,” remarks Kristina Sehlin MacNeil.

Business contacts led to a job after graduation

Jonas Westberg was one of the first doctoral students at IDS. Today, he works in the industry in Norway.

“The best thing about IDS is the mixed disciplines”

Johan Iraeus does research on preventing and mitigating vehicle collision injuries at Chalmers.

Contact information

Latest update: 2023-02-14