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Opportunity for East Midlands SME involvement in academic research

The University of Nottingham, in collaboration with Nottingham University Hospitals NHS Trust, Derby Teaching Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust, Nottingham Trent University and Loughborough University, is bidding to the Engineering and Physical Sciences Research Council (EPSRC) for a multi-million pound Centre for Doctoral Training (CDT).

You are invited to express your interest in joining as an industrial partner, to be part of cutting-edge scientific developments which support your product development.

The flagship training programme ‘Empowering Independence: Engineering Health and Wellbeing’ will focus on developing innovative technologies which support people living healthier independent lives, whether recovering from accidents and illness or living well with chronic conditions.

50 PhD students will be supported through the programme (a cohort of 10 annually for 5 years).

Technology and clinical areas being covered:

Sensing/detection and monitoring technologies, data/image analysis and diagnostics, falls prevention, robotics/prostheses, additive manufacturing, soluble implants, active wound dressings, orthopaedics, rehabilitation, digital health, wearables, mental health, human factors device design and more…

For more information, please contact Tanya McCallum.

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