The Royal Society calls application for the Entrepreneur in Residence (EiR) Scheme. It aims to increase the knowledge and awareness in UK universities of cutting-edge industrial science, research, and innovation.
The scheme provides opportunities for enthusiastic, highly experienced industrial scientists and entrepreneurs to spend one day a week at a university developing a bespoke project to:
expose university staff and students to state-of-the-art industrial research and development, and the scientific challenges faced by industry
provide support and expert advice aimed at promoting innovation and the translation of research by universities and
grow confidence in and understanding of business and entrepreneurship among staff and students in addition to
provide career recognition to the award holders, and support their professional development.
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