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DIGI+ is embedded within Ireland’s leading SFI-funded research centres, Lero and Adapt, bringing together a group of world-leading experts. Together with outstanding working conditions that support both family and career, DIGI+ thus provides the fellows with excellent career perspective.

Why DIGI+ Postdoctoral programme?

DIGI+ is a well-funded, structured strategically placed research programme driven by the ambition of sustainable ecosystems. It is focussed on developing innovative digital transformation approaches addressing cross-disciplinary challenges, relevant to current policies and strategies in the European Research Area.

Driven by the ambition of sustainability, DIGI+ has brought together partners that cultivate excellence by extending the traditional academic research setting, equipping researchers with a tailored combination of research-specific and transferable skills that will enhance career prospects in both the academic and non-academic sectors.

What does the DIGI+ programme entail?

DIGI+ will train 20 high-potential and excellent postdoctoral researchers (PRs) with the skills needed to become future leaders, that are able to drive the digital transformation for the next decade with the ambition to establish a sustainable society.

The Post Doctoral Researchers will merge the key challenges of the green transition and the digital transition through 2-year, interdisciplinary and intersectoral fellowships.

DIGI+ will offer 20 prestigious, two-year Marie Skłodow- ska-Curie (MSCA) fellowships across two calls over a 60-month period. DIGI+ fellowships are offered to both, junior and more experienced Postdoctoral Researchers.

The Research Themes

1. Innovative Business Models and Data Ecosystems

2. Digital Culture and Skills
3. Data Governance
4. Innovative Digital Technologies and Adoption aligned with the EU sustainable development goals

What will the programme achieve?

DIGI+ will impact on research, policy, standards and Digital skills. DIGI+ fellows will be able to convert knowledge and ideas to drive the digital transformation for economic and social benefit, with sustainability a key parameter.

DIGI+ research helps to establish a set of innovative, multidisciplinary Digital Transformation Paths supporting the EU sustainability goals and help forming sustainable, net-zero economies, a key aim within the EU for the next decade.