Marie S.-Curie Postdoctoral Fellowships in Photonics



Call opening date – 9th July 2019

Call closing date – 8th October 2019

Call Reference date – 1st January 2020

Latest Fellowship starting date – 1st March 2020

Fellowship duration cannot extend beyond September 30th, 2021.


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MULTIPLY welcomes and strongly encourages applications from women scientists.

List of Partner Organisations for Call 6

Host Organisation Fellowship Commitment Type
Aston Institute of Photonic Technologies, Aston University 4.5 Fellowship Years Incoming
Ultrafast Nanophotonics Group, Ludwig-Maximilians-Universität Germany 1.5 Fellowship Years Incoming
Wuhan National Laboratory for Optoelectronics – Huazhong University of Science and Technology 2 Fellowship Years Outgoing*
IIT@Sapienza Laboratory, Italy 2 Fellowship Years Incoming
Centre for Photonic Metamaterials, Optoelectronic Research Centre, University of Southampton 1 Fellowship Years Incoming
University of Malaga* 1 Fellowship Years Outgoing
Aston Optometry School, Life and Health Sciences, Aston University 1.5 Fellowship Years Incoming

*Outgoing Fellowships will require EC Host Organisation participation in the Fellowship

PLEASE NOTE – The Fellowship duration in Call 6 cannot extend beyond 30th September 2021.


MULTIPLY is a 5 year Marie Skłodowska-Curie COFUND Action co-ordinated by the Aston Institute of Photonic Technologies, Aston University, that will offer interdisciplinary training for over 50 outstanding international experienced researchers in the areas of photonics science, technology and applications over the programme duration. The overall aim of the COFUND MULTIPLY project led by the Aston Institute of Photonic Technologies at Aston University is to assist in the career development of the next generation of photonics research and innovation leaders. The MULTIPLY Partner Organization consortium comprises of 46 internationally leading academic and industrial partners covering the globe from China to Australia, & from Russia to Mexico. The partners will act as hosts for eligible fellows, providing excellence in postdoctoral training, mentoring career development opportunities, offering access to cutting edge facilities, fast-paced innovation activities and further industrial links.

As a MULTIPLY fellow, the experienced researcher will be a Marie Skłodowska Curie Fellow (MSCF).

There will be six calls over a period of 3 years, from 2017 to 2019.

Fellowship duration  – 1 or 2 years.

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This project has received funding from the European Union’s Horizon 2020 research and innovation programme under the Marie Skłodowska-Curie grant agreement No 713694.



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