Application Deadline: 3pm on 25 September 2020.
The Royal Society Entrepreneur in Residence (EiR) scheme, part of the Science, Industry and Translation programme, aims to increase the knowledge and awareness in UK universities of cutting edge industrial science, research and innovation.
The scheme provides opportunities for enthusiastic, highly experienced industrial scientists and entrepreneurs to spend one day a week at a university developing a bespoke project to:
The scheme provides a contribution to the basic salary for the EiR and towards travel and project costs.
The scheme covers all areas of the life and physical sciences, including engineering, but excluding clinical medicine.
The scheme is open to applicants of any nationality, who are eligible to work in the UK for the duration of the award. Applicants should have a background in science and engineering. They must be able to demonstrate significant experience of working in science in an industrial research context, and one or more of the following:
Applicants can be either employed full-time, part-time, or self-employed.
The EiR awards are for one year. The value of the scheme is up to a maximum of £20,000 (including VAT where applicable), and is expected to cover the following:
Applications should be submitted through the Society’s grant management system Flexi-Grant®. Applications are assessed by the Industry Fellowship panel.
It is expected that applicants will be notified of the outcome of their application 3 months after the closing date.
For further information, or if you have any questions, please contact [email protected].
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