Forming a partnership
- Please begin by reading the introductory information about the IM-sKTP programme.
- If you would like assistance in finding an academic partner, please outline your proposal on a single page using the opportunity template and send to Lorcan Mac Manus. Alternatively, please contact
Preparing your application
These steps apply when you have a fully-formed partnership in place (i.e. industrial sponsor, academic supervisor and PhD student) ready to undertake a 3-6 month project.
- Review the Joint Commitment Statement (JCS). Please ensure everybody is happy with this before proceeding.
- Common questions about the JCS are covered here.
- We encourage all parties to enter into a non-disclosure agreement. For your convenience, we provide a template for such an agreement in NDA (PDF) and NDA (Word) formats.
- Please develop your application in the first instance using the Word version of the IM-sKTP Application Form
- Please consider sending the completed Word application form to Lorcan Mac Manus for informal advice before proceeding.
- You are now ready to submit the application using the online portal.