Join a network with connections spanning a local, national and international level.

Sensor City is a network hub for contacts within the SME and Industry 4.0 sensor and IoT communities, alongside a wider innovation support network including other University Enterprise Zones, the KTN network and other specialist innovation hubs.

Our collaborative approach enables industry and academic partners to translate novel and innovative sensor concepts into commercially viable solutions through rapid prototype development and laboratory testing facilities, and helps businesses capitalise on the growing digital revolution.

Our community is made up of a range of partners, members, resident customers, associates and staff. Sensor City itself is also a member of several professional organisations, in addition to being a delivery partner of a number of programmes.

Project Opportunities

We are working with Unilever to connect their R&D teams with the local student and academic researcher community, to engage in collaborative project opportunities.

Our first Student Projects event ran in October 2020 and the successful students are now working alongside colleagues at Unilever to develop their creative challenge solutions.

Unilever are currently advertising a 12-month, paid, Data Science Industry Placement opportunity.

The successful candidate would sit within Unilever’s Product and Process Science Digital team, which is responsible for leading a digital transformation programme by leveraging digital technologies to drive scientific research and product innovation:

  • Start Date: June 2021
  • Duration: 12 months
  • Location: Unilever R&D, Colworth Science Park, Sharnbrook, UK
  • Role purpose: To use data science tools to analyse and extract
    value from historical data
  • Application deadline: 28th February 2021

More information about the role and how to apply,
can be found below:

Apply for the Data Science Placement here

Corporate Partners and Associations

Sensor City is proud to be partnered by and be members of several leading organisations, who are also working in the best interests of business growth, economic development and technical innovation.

Resident Customers & Members

Corporate Partner Challenges

Sensor City’s ‘Corporate Partner Open Innovation Challenge Scheme’ provides a framework for Sensor City’s network of innovative sensor technology developers to present market-ready effective solutions to industry technical challenges.

In addition to the bespoke open innovation challenge event, Members of this scheme also have access to the Premium Member benefits, 2 hot desk spaces, branded accelerator support and a dedicated Relationship Manager.

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Become a member

As a member, connectivity with the Sensor City ecosystem
will provide access to opportunities for co-innovation,
business growth and technological development, as well
as providing considerable reputational benefits of being
part of the Sensor City community.

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