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Industry sponsors

Engineering doctorate (EngD) research is directly related to the needs of UK business through the detailed involvement of over 450 industry sponsors. These range from specialist small- to medium-sized businesses (SMEs) through to the UK offices of multi-national firms.

For these sponsors, genuine business benefits have been delivered, including the development of new products, materials and services, which have become profitable ventures (read our case studies and see what current sponsors say).

Strong relationships between companies and academic institutions can also help underline an organisation's corporate social responsibility. Investing in EngD programmes shows a commitment to the future, stimulating the expansion of UK plc's intellectual capacity, and helping businesses contribute to a more sustainable economy.

AEngD urges more EngD investment from UK Government

(19 April 2017) - The AEngD has published its response to the UK Government's industry strategy green paper, highlighting the…

Save the date: AEngD annual conference 2017 will be on 29 November

(03 March 2017) - The next national conference of the Association of Engineering Doctorates will be held at the British Library…

EngD graduate named in Forbes 30 Under 30 Europe

(26 January 2017) - EngD graduate Marek Kubik has been named in the second Forbes 30 Under 30 Europe listing for his…