Why apply to RAIS?

Within RAIS, we focus on developing new technologies for Big Data Analytics on the Edge, Data Stream Processing, Distributed and Decentralized Machine Learning as well as Security/Privacy under one RAIS collective awareness platform with particular focus on sports and recreational activities. RAIS's main objective is to train a new generation of creative, entrepreneurial and innovative young researchers in Real-time Analytics for the Internet of Sports, giving them a great career in industry or academia.

Alumni of MSCA ETNs are very positive about their experience: they benefit from the training, research, collaboration, research visits and networking in such a large ETN.

Interested in a job in industry?

With RAIS, you can improve your skills (technical, project management, presentation, innovation and Entrepreneurship skills etc.) and earn a salary much higher than an entry-level salary. RAIS is relevant both academically and practically, because the program is built around real challenges faced not only by the academic but also the industry.

Interested in a career in academia?

RAIS gives you a head-start with excellent training and supervision from the best European researchers. The RAIS training program teaches young researchers, interested in academia, how to conduct research, how to write publications, and how to apply for funding. The collaborations in the Training Network will lead to more publications and a larger academic network, giving you a competitive advantage on the academic job market.

  • Competitive salary and a full-time contract

  • PhD degree. Outstanding supervisors, leaders in their field

  • State-of-the-art research

  • Top universities and companies in Europe and USA

  • Long-term visits in other universities, companies within the network.

  • Network-wide events.

  • Innovation and Entrepreneurship training.

  • Enhance your networking during the network events.

RAIS gathers a multi-sectorial and multi-disciplinary network of leading experts from 6 Beneficiaries and 7 Partner Organizations, including KTH - the best engineering school in Sweden, University of Cyprus, one of the best Greek-speaking Universities according to Times Higher Education World University Rankings, FORTH - one of the best Research Centres in Greece, MIT - the best Engineering School in the World, University of Cambridge - the number one University in Academic Reputation (according to QS Top Universities), University of Insubria which has one of the best research groups in Europe in the data security/privacy field, Aristotle University of Thessaloniki – the largest University in Balkans; WeMeMOVE which is the leader on motion analytics in winter sports (racefox.se – a real-time personalized digital skicoach), Kinetic Analysis which is a company that develops wellbeing applications and sensors collecting data from thousands of athletes so as to make data useful for coaches, physicians and athletes, and the Recorded Future which is a company with expertise in machine learning, web analytics and IT security domains. Emphasis is also given to entrepreneurship's training through the active participation of Open Data Institute (world leader in open data training), Berklee's Institute for Creative Entrepreneurship (world leader in creativity, innovation and entrepreneurship), and the EIT Digital which is the leading European open innovation organisation.

14 PhD Positions:

UNIVERSITY OF CYPRUS

Three Positions On:
  • Distributed Sensing Infrastructure & Networking for Internet of Sports

  • Decentralized privacy-preserving data sharing

  • Predictive Analytics for Internet of Sports Knowledge Extraction

KTH ROYAL INSTITUTE OF TECHNOLOGY

THREE POSITIONS ON DECENTRALIZED DATA MINING & INFORMATION NETWORK ANALYTICS

UNIVERSITY OF INSUBRIA

Two Positions On:
  • Security, Privacy, and Trust for Wearable Devices

FOUNDATION FOR RESEARCH AND TECHNOLOGY - HELLAS

Two Positions On:
  • Security, Privacy, and Trust for Wearable Devices

  • Decentralized privacy-preserving data sharing

WEMEMOVE AB (RACEFOX)

Two Positions On:
  • Decentralized privacy-preserving data sharing

  • Predictive Analytics for Internet of Sports Knowledge Extraction

ARISTOTLE UNIVERSITY OF THESSALONIKI

Two Positions On:
  • Decentralized privacy-preserving data sharing

  • Predictive Analytics for Internet of Sports Knowledge Extraction