4th Call for NMIS Industry Doctorates in Advanced Manufacturing Announced

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SRPe is delighted to announce that the 4th call for applications for the National Manufacturing Institute Scotland (NMIS) Industry Doctorate Programme in Advanced Manufacturing is now open.

The National Manufacturing Institute Scotland (NMIS) is an industry-led international centre of manufacturing expertise. It aims to make Scotland and the UK a global leader in advanced manufacturing. Industry, academia and public-sector support bodies will work together to transform skills, productivity and innovation in the sector.

The NMIS Industry Doctorate Programme is delivered by SRPe as part of the Manufacturing Skills Academy of the National Manufacturing Institute Scotland.

SRPe invites applications for industry doctorate projects of up to 4 years’ duration that support this vision, driven by industry demand and addressing key areas of manufacturing challenge and skills development from across a wide spectrum of organisations and sectors.

The NMIS-IDP will provide funding towards the fees and stipend at 50% (up to a maximum of £40K over 4 years), with the University / Industry Sponsor providing the remaining 50%, with the minimum threshold for industry funding set at 40%. This call will fund up to thirteen projects commending between January and March 2020.

Please note that the deadline for submission of applications is 5pm on Friday 18th October 2019.

For more details of the call, and guidance on how to apply, please visit our PhD Funding Opportunities page: