Work Package 5

LEGAL FRAMEWORKS FOR THE DEVELOPMENT OF THE NEW INDUSTRIAL PHD PATH FOR SMEs

The task objectives are:

    • To identify the different rules applied for the regulation of industrial PhDs at national level in six partner countries, comparing them with EU disposals
    • To give to the new SME oriented industrial PhD path its own identity, compared to traditional doctoral paths
    • To define the legal framework for the joint implementation among partner countries of the new industrial PhD path for SMEs
WP5 ActivitiesShort DescriptionOutputsStatus
5.1 NATIONAL LEGISLATIONS ON INDUSTRIAL PHDStudy and analysis of the legislation of the 6 countries on Industrial PhD regulation of the 6 countries Output 1: 6 National reports Completed
5.2 COMPARED
STUDY & PROPOSAL
FOR LEGAL HARMONIZATION
Compared analysis of the legislations with EU rules on industrial PhDs and a draft of proposal for a legal harmonization to bring to the attention of the European CommissionOutput 1: Compared study with EU rules on Industrial PhD
Output 2: draft of Proposal of harmonization
In Progress
5.3 NATIONAL LABOUR DISCIPLINE ANALYSIS: COMPARED STUDYStudy of the legislation of 6 countries in terms of labour disciplines that rule the participation of employees in industrial doctorate paths Output 1: 6 Reports (one for each partner country) about national labour disciplines
Main findings Country Report UK can be found here
Main findings Country Report Greece can be found hereOutput 2: Compared study on labour disciplines
Completed
5.4 RULES FOR IMPLEMENTING A JOINT STUDY COURSEDefinition of the procedure for the joint industrial PhD path to be adopted by the 6 partner countriesOutput 1: 6 Reports (one for each partner country) about procedures currently adopted for implementing joint study coursesOutput 2: 1 Compared study for university proceduresOutput 3: 1 draft of Guidelines for the elaboration of the Consortium agreementIn Progress
5.5 EU RECOGNITION PROCEDURE Milestone of the project (M6)Definition of the procedure for the European recognition of the new Industrial PhD path for SMEs compared to European legislation and accreditation systemsOutput 1: 1 draft of Study of the EU procedure for the recognition of the new Industrial PhD path for SMEsIn Progress
5.6 TECHNICAL WORKING GROUPTechnical Meeting for the elaboration of the proposal for legal harmonization to bring to the attention of the European CommissionOutput 1: Technical MeetingOutput 2: Report of the JTAG meetingUpcoming
5.7 FINAL REPORTSFinal Proposal of harmonization to bring to the attention of EC and Final report about the procedure for the EU recognition of the new Industrial PhD path for SMEs Output 1: Final Work Package ReportsUpcoming