Welcoming highly-talented international post-docs in Brittany

Explore Brittany’s research career development opportunities for post-docs in a dynamic landscape with international recognition and a strong local identity.



A MSCA co-funded programme

BIENVENÜE offers 75 two-year postdoctoral positions to international highly-skilled researchers. Co-funded by the EU Marie Sklodowska-Curie Actions, Région Bretagne and partner institutions, the programme aims to reinforce Brittany’s research excellence and R&I regional politics.

Self-designed research project, interdisciplinary and intersectorial collaborations are BIENVENÜE fellowships key elements.

You are an expert in marine renewable energies, cybersecurity, biotherapies or more? Your research project may be funded by BIENVENÜE.


Our Institutions


BIENVENÜE brings together 8 complementary, internationally-recognized, academic institutions, ranking up to 3rd position in the 2019 Shanghai’s thematic ranking. This makes Brittany a stimulating environment for you to develop your career.

Brittany, Land Of Expertise


Guided by Région Bretagne, Breton actors have worked together to establish a strategy (RIS3) organizing collective effort on R&I. Find out more about identified expertise fields. The 5 Strategic Innovation Areas (SIA) and the transversal axis on transitions.

11 000

researchers working in Brittany in 2019


projects funded by the H2020 Framework Programme for R&I


French region for patent filling


European pole in marine sciences and technologies

Secure and responsible digital economy
Digitalizing the Breton economy in a reliable way
Brittany is adapting its economy to the digital revolution with security, sustainability and ethical issues at the core.
Economie du numérique sécurisée et responsable
Accompagner la numérisation de manière responsable
La Bretagne travaille à accompagner la numérisation de l’économie en ayant les notions d’éthique et de responsabilité à cœur.
Food economy for everyone to eat well
Finding new ways for a sustainable food production
Food production leader in France, Brittany supports innovation helping to face the necessary mutations of the food production system.
Economie du bien-manger pour tous
Vers une production alimentaire plus durable
Leader dans la production agro-alimentaire française, la Bretagne souhaite soutenir sa mutation tout en garantissant une nourriture accessible et de qualité à tou·te·s.
Economics of industry for intelligent production
Innovating towards a more sustainable industry
Brittany is looking to increase competitiveness of its companies and to develop networks on innovative materials, energy, mobility technologies…
Economie de l’industrie pour une production intelligente
La Bretagne souhaite promouvoir une industrie plus durable et plus humaine.
La Bretagne souhaite améliorer la compétitivité de ses entreprises le favoriser le développement de réseaux innovants autour des matériaux, de l’énergie ou des mobilités
Maritime economy for blue growth
Maintaining the sea central in Breton growth
Brittany is taking advantage of its status as the largest French peninsula and expanding innovation from coastal management to development of biotechnologies.
Economie maritime pour une croissance bleue
La mer centrale dans le développement breton
La Bretagne tire partie de sa situation de plus grande péninsule française pour innover, de la gestion du littoral au développement des biotechnologies.
Health and welfare economics for a better quality of life
Reinforcing Breton medical excellence
Breton actors are innovating for the well-being in many ways, from finding new molecules to adapting working processes to new technologies.
Economie de la santé et du bien-être pour tous
Renforcer l’excellence dans tous ses domaines
Les acteurs du domaines travaillent à l’amélioration du bien-être dans de nombreux domaines, allant de la recherche de nouvelles molécules aux nouveaux équipements.
Pour le mieux-vivre en Bretagne
Notre société fait aujourd’hui face à de nombreux défis qui nécessitent une réponse au-delà des cadres traditionnels, pour répondre à toutes leurs dimensions.
To live well in Brittany
Facing systemic challenges, Brittany is developing transversal action to organize and support innovation in key transition aspects.
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Interested by one of the BIENVENÜE fellowships? Look further at the eligibility conditions, the programme content, the financial support and how to apply in the dedicated section.