There are opportunities to work on collaborative projects with a number of non-academic partners.

Top-up funding

Top-up funding may be available during secondments at the following institutes (the exact periods of which will be decided depending on the nature of projects): 

  • NPL, UK (quantum metrology and quantum sensors) 
  • NTT, Japan (quantum computation/communications and quantum optics) 
  • National Institute of Informatics, Japan (quantum computation/ communications) 
  • Toshiba UK (quantum communications) 
  • Laser Quantum UK (attosecond dynamics)


The following  institutes may provide full/partial studentships:

  • DSTL (quantum sensors and quantum metrology)
  • Diamond (attosecond dynamics) 
  • Central Laser facility (attosecond dynamics) 


Secondment possibilities will be available in the following places: 

  • ELI-HU, Hungary (attosecond dynamics) 
  • ColdQuanta (cold atoms and atom chips) 

Students interested in any of the above opportunities should indicate this on their applications.