MTSI PhD School


Are you a PhD student with a project in the field of medical technology? Check out this PhD School organized by Medtech Science & Innovation center (MTSI) at Uppsala University.

As one of the center activities MTSI runs a PhD school in the MedTech field. The school accepted its first group of students in the fall of 2021. The next call is now open for applications. 

Framework of the Ph.D. School

  • Already admitted and financed PhD students can apply. Their projects should have a clear connection to either clinical or industrial needs, within the MedTech field. The PhD student should have at least two years left to their defense.
  • MTSI finances all possible costs related to the courses. The student should intend to attend all four courses.
  • MTSI finances 4 PhD students with clinical service with 50 000 kr/year.
  • MTSI offers network activities.
  • Courses (3-4 credits per course) will be given either during one intensive week with following home assignments or as a seminar series with a few meetings during about 3 months. The program will cover: invited overview lectures covering MedTech at UU and in the region, regulatory, IPR, product development and project management, implementation of innovations, visualization of your research, interdisciplinary perspectives on medical device innovation and implementation.
  • The courses will run with 2-year cycles and may be open to more than the doctoral students admitted to the graduate school.

How to apply?

Send an email with a short CV and project description (maximum one page) to:  

Doctoral candidates will be selected based on the above criteria.


  • Application deadline – 10 March
  • Selection of students – Middle of March
  • Graduate school starts on April 8th 2024 with an intensive course.