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The Université de Lyon supports its doctoral students and young PhDs in the pursuit of this objective by becoming a partner of various media devices, by participating in training competitions and by offering targeted training courses. All our young researchers are invited to take advantage of these opportunities.

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DOC PRO, a high-performance tool

With DocPro you have a clear and well ordered view of the skills you can offer an employer. DocPro is a tool for reflection, self-assessment and communication to prepare for your professional mobility and enhance your skills. Open an account and build your personal profile!


Additional training as a gateway to the bio-industries

IPROB 8: Gateways to bio-industries after an academic training course (PhD).

L'ESTBB de Lyon (Ecole Superieure de Biologie-Biochimie-Biotechnologies) propose un parcours de professionnalisation post-Doctorat en biotechnologies. Nommé IPROB 8 ce parcours constitue une passerelle vers les bio-industries avec 65 à 100 % d'insertion professionnelle dès la sortie.
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Career planning and guidance

  • The association BIODOCS-LYON  

Biodocs-Lyon is the association of young researchers in Life Sciences in Lyon and its region. This association, created in 1999, aims to help the professional integration of young researchers. Biodocs-Lyon's various missions are focused on making connections with professionals in the biotechnology sector in the Lyon basin.These missions take the form of company visits, round tables and employment workshops bringing together young researchers and bio-industry professionals; and above all by organising the BIOTechno day, an annual day co-organized with the equivalent associations in Saint-Etienne and Grenoble, respectively ASEC and 38Globule.
If you would like to know more or participate in our activities, do not hesitate to visit our website, or to join us on the linkedin, viadeo, facebook and twitter networks."


  • The guidance and professional integration service of your institution

University Lyon 1 has a service whose aim is to advise and help its students and doctoral students in the construction of their professional project.

► Orientation and Insertion Department (SOIE) - Lyon 1