The Distinguished International Associates Programme application window is now open.
The fourth round of the Distinguished International Associates programme is open to researchers, academics and engineers working on Technologies for the Future.
The Academy works to create a sustainable society and inclusive economy that works for everyone. Designing, developing and deploying technologies for the future in service of a sustainable society and inclusive economy is a global endeavour. International partnerships provide valuable routes to gain insights and intelligence, exchange best practice and develop collaborations that address shared priorities.
DIA round four will facilitate partnerships between engineers and researchers in the UK and internationally who are working on technologies for the future. Eligible technologies for this round include, but are not limited to:
- Artificial Intelligence
- Future telecommunications
- Quantum Technologies
- Autonomous systems
Why should you apply?
- To access enhanced opportunities to collaborate with a cohort of DIA associates in the thematic area of Technologies for the Future.
- To become a part of a network of international experts who can contribute to the Royal Academy of Engineering’s work, in the UK and internationally, around the safe and ethical development and deployment of Technologies for the Future.
- To strengthen bilateral partnerships with exceptional UK-based researchers and engineers.
- To join the Academy’s Awardee Excellence Community – an awardee and alumni network of
excellent engineers working in all disciplines across the UK and globally.
- As a Distinguished International Associate you will be regarded prestigiously and the award will
act as an indicator of excellence which the programme will help to showcase.
Potential applicants who are unsure of their work’s thematic eligibility will be encouraged to contact the Academy in the first instance (Edmund.firstname.lastname@example.org).
How to apply
All applications must be submitted via the Academy’s online grant system. You will need to register with the system and create a profile before you can complete the application form. The deadline to submit your application will be Tuesday 23 January, 16:00 GMT.
Once logged in, select 'My Applications' in the top-left corner, and choose the 'Distinguished International Associates - Round 4' application from the list of currently open programmes.
The application form has five sections and should take approximately one and a half hours to complete, assuming you have answered the questions offline and only need to enter the information, rather than compose it.
Distinguished International Associates application sections:
- Applicant and organisation details
- Applicant experience and track record
- Applicant networks and track record
- Programme of activities
- Applicant declaration