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Partner with us

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We are always looking for organisations that want to partner with us. By partnering with C-DICE you will be part of the UK’s most exciting postgraduate development programme.

Benefits for businesses

C-DICE offers businesses the opportunity to draw upon a wide base of postdoctoral talent that can help your business, develop new products and processes or solve some of the business-critical research challenges that you face.

Through our secondment programme, we offer a range of postdoctoral secondments for business, which can be tailored to your needs. These are available from one week up to six months. We are happy to discuss your specific requirements with you.

The C-DICE sandpit is proving to be a novel and exciting new way of solving problems and developing research ideas and solutions. The C-DICE sandpit creates networks of researchers to solve real-world problems in a unique and interdisciplinary way and could help to find solutions to key challenges facing your business.

Benefits for a universities and higher education staff

Training and Development for your Researchers – C-DICE offers bespoke training and development opportunities for your researchers, which will increase their skills and advance their careers. C-DICE can add value to your projects through your postdocs increasing the impact and visibility on your research.
Enabling New Collaborations – Many of the opportunities listed on page 4 provide the opportunity for you to expand your network and build contacts in universities and industry via the postdocs on your project. This may help to open doors for you to work with businesses and/or other research groups and bid for funding for collaborative research programmes.
Commitment to the Researcher Concordat – All of the C-DICE HEI partners have demonstrated a commitment to the Concordat for the Career Development of Researchers and the HR Excellence in Research. We can help you to deliver this commitment through engaging with your organisation
and providing funding and appropriate and bespoke career development opportunities for researchers.
C-DICE and Impact – C-DICE celebrates and promotes the impact postdocs make and gathers evidence of the importance of supporting postdocs to the UK’s research and innovation, working with partners to realise new opportunities to enhance the postdoctoral experience.

What will be your contribution?

We need partners to contribute problems, training and in some cases provide access to facilities for research. Your contribution could be helping to identify the skills gap or providing research challenges, through to hosting placements or secondments and funding Fellowships or providing mentors.

If you would like to get involved, or find out more, please contact C-DICE –