Are your students interested in subjects such as biology and chemistry? Do they feel an urge to make the world a better place? Are they passionate about animals and their welfare? Help them combine the academic field and their personal goals by letting them know they can become Researchers for a European Union Institution. They will be able to work in the field of organ-on-chip (OoC) technology, which are devices designed to reproduce specific features of organs in the lab, providing human-relevant information to avoid animal testing alternatives. Scroll down to meet Monica Piergiovanni, a researcher for an EU institution!

CC BY 4.0: all the materials and content presented on this STEM Job profile have been co-created by STE(A)M IT, a project funded by the European Union’s ERASMUS+ programme project STE(A)M IT (Grant agreement 612845-EPP-1-2019-1- BE-EPPKA3-PI-FORWARD), in collaboration with theThree Rs project, a project initiated and funded by the European Commission’s Joint Research Centre (JRC) and supported by the European Parliament under a Preparatory Action entitled “Promoting alternatives to animal testing”. The project is coordinated by European Schoolnet (EUN) on behalf of the JRC. The Three Rs project is also supported by Scientix, funded from the European Union’s H2020 research and innovation programme – project Scientix 4 (Grant Agreement N. 101000063).

Ep. 21: Becoming a Researcher for an EU Institution

Rocío Benito

Rocío Benito

I am a Digital Media Officer in the Science Education Department of European Schoolnet (EUN). I studied mass media, and graphic and web design. I love photography and video editing.


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