Join The DETC Affiliates Program

Engage with the TOP UK’s organisations and help to bring new technologies to the automotive industry.

Open to All. Free to Join

The DETC operates an affiliate model in which a network of different organisations join the centre to engage with digital engineering projects and development activities.

Our work is driven by industry needs, making DETC affiliates’ voices and contribution vital in building the centre’s capability, helping create the essential critical-mass of activity required to anchor these key businesses in the UK and being a catalyst for inward investment.

Programme Overview

You can engage with the DETC by becoming either an Associate or Full Affiliate. We won’t charge you for that, but asks only to commit to a level of activity with the Centre.

Take advantage of DETC facilities and participate in collaborative research and development projects. Greater capability for market growth through new intellectual property and expertise.

Get promoted and influence as a collaborator with other leading players advancing the use of digital tools and techniques for developing next-generation propulsion systems.

Affiliation Benefits

Associate

Full Affiliate

Engage with the DETC and its affiliate organisations

Be promoted by DETC through our communications channels

Priority access to DETC events and workshops

Limited access to our Virtual Engineering (VE) facilities and use of hot desks in our London office

Explore ways to use VE to benefit your own organisation

Participate in grant funded Collaborative R&D projects

Access core IP generated at the DETC

Inclusion in DETC steering groups and a chance to participate in setting the DETC’s strategic direction

Apply to receive part-fund PhD researchers working within an affiliate’s organisation (or supervised by it in the case of the affiliate being a university)

Affiliation Benefits

Associate

Engage with the DETC and its affiliate organisations

Be promoted and announced by DETC through our communications channels

Have priority access to DETC events and workshops

Limited access to our Virtual Engineering (VE) facilities and free use of hot desks in our London office

Explore ways to use VE to benefit your own organisation

Full Affiliate

Engage with the DETC and its affiliate organisations

Be promoted and announced by DETC through our communications channels

Have priority access to DETC events and workshops

Limited access to our Virtual Engineering (VE) facilities and use of hot desks in our London office

Explore ways to use VE to benefit your own organisation

Participate in grant funded Collaborative R&D projects

Access core IP generated at the DETC

Inclusion in DETC steering groups and a chance to participate in setting the DETC’s strategic direction

Apply to receive part-fund PhD researchers working within an affiliate’s organisation (or supervised by it in the case of the affiliate being a university)

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Full Affiliates Funding Opportunity

BIS has awarded DETC a grant of £6.75M towards the running costs of the Centre in accordance with a detailed proposal submitted in February 2015.

Funding is contingent upon the Centre receiving at least 60.8% of the total net eligible costs of the DETC project from industry, amounting to £10.45M.

Of the total £6.75M award, £2.75M is earmarked to pump-prime the work of DETC with early collaborative projects that are subject to further appraisal and approval by the APC.

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Meet Our Affiliates

Our network of affiliates comprises of over 40 organisations, ranging from start-ups, SME’s, Tier 1’s and large OEMs.

Ready to Join?

If you are interested in become an affiliate, register your interest below.

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