Karine Berthonnet

Chief of staff, EDF Research & Development

The strength of people with doctorates in the Social Sciences is to take a systemic approach. In an R&D project, that means being able to gain perspective and consider all aspects of the problem (market, capacity for user acceptance, etc.) rather than focusing on the technology itself. DocPro is a fundamental tool that serves as a basis for dialogue and understanding between the PhD-holder and the corporate environment.

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Jean-François Minster

Scientific Director, Total

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Ivan Behaghel

Consultant in innovation, Novalice

There is no “standard” doctoral profile. Some researchers will be attached to the academic way of doing things, others will feel more comfortable in the context of private enterprise.vin


Christelle Catone

Sales and support manager drug discovery EMEA with Cisbio Bioassays

The profiles that recruiters post on DocPro enable PhD-holders to ask themselves the question: “Is this a company to which I should send an unsolicited application? Do I match this profile?”