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18 Oct 2016

3rd edition of the Blue Young Talent program

CIIMAR in partnership with 18 entities launched the 3rd edition of the undergraduate program -  Blue Young Talent (BTY) – which aims to attract young talents of the University of Porto (UP) in the field of marine science, environment and biotechnology in partnership with industries and PMEs. The program wishes to provide a pre-graduation training in a stimulating scientific environment for the best students of the first cycle of UP, in which they will have the opportunity to participate in a range of curriculum enrichment activities that ensure greater preparedness for future graduate programs

Eight selected students (Ana Luisa Costa, Flávio Margato, João Mouta and Marta Alves (ICBAS), Angela Esteves and Filipa Ferreira (FCUP / ICBAS), Ana Luisa Mano ( FCUP) and Francis Ray (FEUP) ) will be included in a CIIMAR research team and benefit from a paid internship during 10 months.

The BYT will be finalized with a public presentation of the work developed by this students and the award of a prize for the best project that will be released to the international scientific community.