15 Apr 2018

Application period for the 5th edition of BYT program extended

The application period for the 5th edition of BYT program was extended till 31 of May 2018.

CIIMAR launched the 5th edition of an undergraduate program - Blue Young Talent (BTY) - to attract young talents of the University of Porto (UP) in the field of marine sciences and biotechnology, in partnership with industries and SMEs.

The program aims to provide an advanced training in a stimulating scientific environment for the best graduate students of UP, in which they will have the opportunity to participate in a range of curriculum enrichment activities that will ensure greater employability and preparation for future post-graduation research programs.

Successful candidates will benefit from a remunerated scientific internship of 10 months included in a CIIMAR research team in the areas of marine biotechnology, global change and ecosystems services, aquaculture and nutrition.

The BYT will be finalized with a public presentation of the research work developed by the young talents, where a prize award will be announced for the best scientific project.

Who can apply?

Students from the University of Porto who have completed the 1st year and the 1st semester of the 2nd year of BA.

How and when can I apply?

By completing and submitting the online form available here from 15 of April to 31 of May 2018.


Students selected will be awarded with a monthly scholarship of 150€ during the BYT CIIMAR attending period: September 2018 to June 2019.


Students will be selected based on the average of the completed undergraduate course units. Results will be announced on June 1st, 2018. 


Documents (PDFs):

List of Internships 

BYT Regulation