Become a Fellow in Automation

By 5th January 2019park news

Become a Fellow in Automation

Automation is changing the way we live. It is increasingly important within the creative industries as well as manufacturing, retail, financial services and healthcare, to name just a few sectors. Automation could be seen as the ‘quiet’ revolution – working in the background to assist in creative processes, gradually transforming agriculture through robotics, or re-imagining how we search the internet. We will support Fellows during a 10 month programme to think deeply about the potentials, challenges and opportunities in this area. The South West Creative Technology Network is recruiting for Automation Fellows from Industry and New talent.

Fellowships run from April 2019 to January 2020

  • Fellows receive a bursary of £15k to support your time and any research costs
  • Fellowships are part-time – Aimed at giving you the time and space to focus intensively on exploring an area of interest
  • Join a community of peers working in a similar area to share progress, questions and contacts
  • You will have the opportunity to be part of a team that builds a prototype, or to be involved with that process as an advisor

This is a unique and exciting chance to step back from career pressures and focus on new and innovative areas of research, exploration and collaboration. Candidates must have a meaningful relationship to South West England.

Deadline for applications: 9am, 31st January 2019.

How to Apply:
If you are interested in becoming a Fellow, in the first instance and for informal chat or meeting, please contact Tom Edie [email protected] or Mike Phillips [email protected].

Read the full Automation Fellowship briefing and complete our Online Application Form. Please also read the Industry FAQs or New Talent FAQs.
Further Information Join Our Automation Call webinar including Q&A on 10th January at 12.30pm.

Register for our New Year Shake UP event on the 17th January, 18:00 at Ocean Studios – find out more about the Fellowships and other funding available through the SWCTN plus learn about the University’s exciting Knowledge Exchange plans for 2019.

Register for our Funding for Business Innovation event on the 25th January, 09.30 at the University of Plymouth – meet the team, hear from Innovate UK and the CBI and find out more about the University’s support for Innovation.


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