Knowledge Transfer Partnerships

KTPs fund recently qualified graduates (Associates) to facilitate the transfer of skills and expertise between higher education institutions and industry. The Associate works full-time within the company on a project central to the company partner needs and is jointly supervised by company personnel and an academic. More >

Collaborative Awards for Studentships

CASE awards fund a student to study for a PhD whilst working with a collaborating non-university organisation. More >


Voucher awards are collaborative opportunities for companies to fund short term collaborations (2 weeks) with academics who specialise in a particular knowledge area. More >


The EREBUS project provides opportunities for PhD students who are already funded by the ESRC to do a short term placement away from their normal place of research. More >

EREBUS is a collaboration between Aston University, University of Birmingham and University of Warwick