How to apply


To apply you will need a First or Upper Second Class Honours degree or MSc with Distinction in a relevant subject such as Chemical, Mechanical, Environmental or Materials Engineering, Chemistry, Physics, Mathematics

You may also apply if you hold a similar qualification in a Social Science discipline such as Psychology or Politics but with an established interest in relevant technological areas.




Our academic intake starts in October and January each year and we take applications throughout the year.

Application process

Applications are matched with projects available. Short-listed candidates will be invited for interview with the host industrial companies to discuss projects in more detail.

How to apply

To submit an application, email your CV with a covering letter of application to Centre Director Robin Irons -