Job perspectives in applied Plant Sciences

23rd-24th of August 2021 at Campus Alnarp and online

This networking event directed at MSc students, PhD students and postdocs within plant sciences was organized by SLU in association with PlantLink .


The objectives were to make a clear focus on the transition between the academia and industry, the European job marketskills required to work in the private sector and expertise students and young researchers can bring into the companies.

The program of this event and some of the presentations can be found here or on PlantLink website.

In total, 99 persons physically attended this event and 86 attended online.

A plenary talk and specific round tables were organized as an extension event of our strategic partnership project.

Here are some of our presentations:

In addition, job perspectives were discussed by several invited people. Here are some of them

How about a PhD? by David Collinge (UCPH) and Linnea Stridh (SLU and Lyckeby)
Transferrable skills by Pernilla Carlsson (LU)
Start-ups, patents and innovation by Emma Nordell (LU Innovation and SLU Holding)
How to Develop a Career in Research and Development? by Belén Cotes Ramal (FMC)