Applications are now open for the seventh Young Researchers Special Start-Up Program

From January 12, 2022 to March 17, 2022

The Université de Lyon’s PULSALYS, Technology Transfer Accelerator Office (Société d'Accélération du Transfert de Technologies – SATT), is launching the seventh program for local young doctors who are interested in creating a start-up.

The Young Researchers Special Start-Up Program is designed help young doctors promote the results they generated while writing their thesis or during their post-doctorate careers, and support them in transferring these findings to an existing company or in creating a Deep Tech start-up.

The program includes three phases:

  1. Submit your applications for the Young Researchers Program.
  2. Bootcamp: a tailor-made program designed by PULSALYS and PEPITE BEELYS of the Lyon Saint-Étienne Entrepreneurship Center, which is led by the Université de Lyon. The program enables participants to:
    • Improve their skills and learn more about innovation;
    • Explore the first hypotheses for developing their projects;
    • Tackle the challenges facing the economic world;
    • Prepare for the jury hearing.
  3. Project development: once they have been submitted to the jury, the best projects that are in line with the associated structures’ criteria will receive guidance, support and will be launched.

The closing date for applications is March 17, 2022, at noon.

Click here for more information about the eligibility criteria and applications


As part of this course, PULSALYS will offer the “Objectif i-PhD” program, which is entirely dedicated to preparing for the i-PhD competition, launched by Bpifrance and the French Ministry for Higher Education, Research and Innovation.