Support to MNRA

The Specializing Master in Navigation and Related Applications (MNRA) offered by Politecnico di Torino and ISMB, is a great opportunity for training highly qualified personnel that can be an added value for the companies for a specific training in the GNSS market.  The MNRA is now running for the 12th edition and has trained GNSS experts which are now appointed to relevant roles at European Space Agency, in national space agencies, and qualified research centers working for Galileo and other satellite navigation systems.

Link to the Spec. Master page of 2015/16.

The Specializing Master is an opportunity for the companies to provide specialized training to brilliant graduated students that can cooperate with the company and be potential future employees with a highly qualified expertise in GNSS.

Companies willing to benefit from this specific innovation action that allows the student to get specialised training and work within a company for a 3 months’ Internship will be selected through this public call. 

The e-KnoT project will provide the student with a scholarship that will allow her/him to fully cover the tuition fee of the Master (€ 8000).

Applicant companies will have to commit to financially support the student for her/his 1-year stay in Torino, (for a minimum amount of € 6000, if not already a company employee, or a contractor).

Companies are invited to promote the application by potential students following the regular application procedure ( Please note that every applicant student must match the prerequisites specified at

How to apply

The call is open to European companies as defined under Horizon 2020, essentially headquartered in the EU or in a H2020 associated country (*). In order to apply the companies, through a unique designated representative, must fill in and sign the Expression of Interest, describing a possible topic of the internship activity to be deployed within the company by the  the specializing master student. The Expression of Interest (.doc format) can be downloaded here.

It has to be submitted sending an email to before April 30, 2016 (midnight CET).

When selected, the companies will be requested to sign a Commitment Letter for the awarding of the financial support. The selection will be done by the Board of the e-KnoT Project under GSA supervision. The decision of the Board is irrevocable. All companies participating to the call will be informed of the outcome of selection.


Text of the call

Expression of Interest (.doc)

Template of the committment letter (.doc) [AVAILABLE SOON]

Key Dates

30/04/2016: Deadline to submit the company  proposal,
15/05/2016: Selection of the two selected companies by a jury constituted of a GSA representative and a representative of the e-KnoT academic partners.

Deadline for the expression of interest
April 30, 2016 midnight (CET)

Contact information


prof. Fabio DOVIS
+39 011 0904175 


(*) Iceland, Norway, Albania, Bosnia and Herzegovina, the former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia, Montenegro, Serbia, Turkey, Israel, Moldova, Switzerland, Faroe Islands

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