Our training programme

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The training programme provided by IBioIC is a combination of compulsory and optional structured training, complemented by ongoing personal development initiatives.  Compulsory training consists of 8-10 days per year, with the full CTP brought together on two to three occasions per year. To complement the taught training programme, every IBioIC PhD student undertakes a 3-12 month placement in industry. 
 

In order to ensure students have the diverse range of skills required for a successful career in IB, the training programme focuses on three key elements: essential project skills, essential industry skills and personal growth. 

 IBioIC Training Programme Key Elements

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Specific training for the individual project delivered by the host university.

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Where project skills gaps are identified, IBioIC will utilise its networks to identify a suitable provider or, if sufficient demand, develop a bespoke course. 

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This training is tailored specifically to the IB industry and focuses on commercial skills such as patent interrogation  and process costing. 

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Training focuses on practical technical skills required by industry but not traditional taught in academia. Previous training includes GMP, & Design of Experiments.  

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IBioIC  facilitate  interaction between future employers, our members, and the students throughout the training programme.

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IBioIC actively seek out exchange opportunities  through our extensive network. International exchanges are fantastic learning opportunities and build collaborations.

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Meta skills are ‘skills for the future’ and defined as timeless, higher

order skills that create adaptive learners and promote success in whatever context the future brings. 

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Students receive expert  training in public engagement and are required to undertake at least two days of STEM activities per year.

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Yearly
Training Plan

Yearly Plan

The programme provides structured training over four years of study, with training aligned with the student's journey through their PhD.

Industry Placements

Industry Placements 

All IBioIC PhDs include a placement with the industry partner, giving an opportunity to develop taught skills in a real world environment.