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.

Unilever have several upcoming R&D projects, involving sensors, data analysis, programming and robotics, which individual or groups of students and researchers, from a range of disciplines, are invited to participate in.

More information about each project is available here

Application Process

You can apply for up to 3 projects as an individual or a group member​.
If applying for multiple projects, please let us know your
order of preference.

The application deadline is: Monday 9th November 2020​ (midnight)

Applications, including the completed application form and your CV,
should be sent to:​

Links to download the relevant applications form can be found below:

Read more about the Unilever Student Projects event 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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