Save the date for the Matchmaking event for PhD students and employers in the life science sector in region of Bratislava and Vienna.

WHEN AND WHERE:  November 23rd 2022, 1 p. m. - 6 p. m. in Bratislava 


  • Focus of the event is on employers beyond academia, especially the innovative companies in private sector.
  • The event should help researchers explore career opportunities outside academia and provide employers with access to research talents in the region.
  • Matchmaking will be a preceded by the final conference of the CARLIS project focusing on how to prepare PhD students for careers beyond academia. Participants in the matchmaking event can but do not have to join the conference.


  • Al least 20 companies from life science sector in region of Bratislava and Vienna
  • At least 50 early career researchers from Comenius University in Bratislava, Slovak University of Technology in Bratislava, Slovak Academy of Sciences and University of Vienna
  • Professionals supporting career development of researchers and collaboration between academia and private sector
  • Other stakeholders from regional innovation eco-system and the life-science sector (associations, initiatives, regional authorities, R&I funding organisations)


The event will provide companies with multiple opportunities for presenting their activities and networking:

  • Career fair: companies will have a possibility to set up the career fair tables and present their activities and career opportunities to all events participants.
  • One-to-one meetings: companies and researchers will have an opportunity to set up one-to-one meetings to discuss possible collaborations in more details.
  • Online support for matchmaking: Possibility to access the profiles and contact participants after the event ends.
  • Informal networking with other companies: Official part of the event will be followed by the informal get-together.


The official registration will open in September 2022. If you wish to preregister, contact Janka Kottulov√° ( or Barbara Litsauer (

The event is free of charge for all participants, including companies.