All researchers are invited to join the START Research HUBs. In order to to take part and benefit from the START activities within the HUBs you will need to register as an official START Associated Researchers.
United action and joint collaboration is the key to unlock the green transition and is a prerequisite to meet the requirements of funders requesting interdisciplinary approaches to research and innovation.
The START platform and Research HUBs favours interdisciplinary collaborations across all scientific disciplines; natural sciences, engineering, social sciences and humanities. The strong integrative, inclusive and interdisciplinary profile of START enables researchers to adopt mission-based research approaches that drives forward solutions and strategies for a more sustainable development of the agrifood system.
As a researcher you are invited to join one or more of the START Research HUBs. Please sign up using the designated registration link.
Please consider how your research expertise and knowledge can be put into play. We invite you to sign up for additional hubs and to bring to your knowledge into an interdisciplinary play.
Upon registering you will receive a welcoming email. Hereafter your will be invited for START and Research HUB related activities.
Please note that your registered data will be processed and managed according to GDPR and kept for a period up to five years. You may at any point unsubscribe by reaching out the START Administrative Team.
The START Steering Committee invites all researchers to apply for new interdisciplinary HUB initiatives.
A START Research HUB is characterized by its integrative, inclusive, and interdisciplinary profile.
If you are considering establishing a new START Research HUB, you must consider these elements as essential.
It is also important to consider in what extent the proposed topic can be expanded to facilitate the cross-university dialogue.
Read more in the HUB guidelines here
New HUBs can be suggested to the START steering committee by sending in a short application.
Before applying, the applicant should analyse the scientific scope and competences in existing HUBs, to make sure that the area is not already covered by one of the HUBs.