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International Doctoral Innovation Centre

International Doctoral Innovation Centre was opened in 2012 at the University of Nottingham and its pioneering campus, the University of Nottingham Ningbo China, spanning both countries. The Centre is funded by the University of Nottingham, the University of Nottingham Ningbo, the Engineering and Physical Science Research Council and Ningbo Municipal Government.

The unique model of the Centre integrates a number of co-dependent strands, Doctoral Training Centre, Innovation-led Research and Accelerator Fund to achieve an exciting new environment for world-leading research.

It is immersed within Nottingham’s vibrant Doctoral Training Centres at the forefront of UK doctoral education to train 100 of the brightest young PhD researchers in six years. They will become future leaders to transform and implement technologies to address global challenge, and active the cooperation of research and innovation between China and UK.

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