London Doctoral Training Centre

For the EIT Digital Doctoral School students the London Co-Location Centre, functions as a Doctoral Training Centre (DTC). The PhD students of the EIT Digital Doctoral can work at this location on their academic research to an industrial assignment on innovation and entrepreneurship with deep tech.

The DTC is fully equipped with wifi, meeting rooms, video conferencing, kitchen and shower facilities all at no cost to our EIT Digital UK partners.

The London Co-location Centre is available for co-working opportunities to all EIT Digital partner organisations. It opens doors for visitors, students, researchers and people who live and work in this dynamic part of London. As a space to interact and share ideas in close proximity there is nowhere else like it.As well as offering meeting rooms and space for the day, this also includes week & month long opportunities for teams that are ideal for projects, startups or simply an overspill form your current premises.  

The London office is located in a small area around King’s Cross, the Euston Road and Bloomsbury. Within a few hundred metres you can find knowledge resources ranging from the world ’s earliest books and manuscripts to the latest fashion and creative designs and cutting-edge medical research.

Partner Universities Londen Node

City, University of London.
City, University of London is a public research university in London, United Kingdom.
The university has strong links with the City of London, and the Lord Mayor of London serves as the university's rector. The university has its main campus in Central London in the London Borough of Islington, with additional campuses in Islington, the City, the West End and East End. It is organised into five schools, within which there are around forty academic departments and centres, including the Department of Journalism, the Cass Business School, and City Law School which incorporates the Inns of Court School of Law.

Coventry University
Coventry University is a public research university in Coventry, England. With more than 29,000 students in 2017, Coventry is the larger of the two universities in the city – the other being the University of Warwick – and the fastest growing university in the UK. It has two principal campuses: one in the centre of Coventry where the majority of its operations are located, and one in central London which focuses on business and management courses. Across the university there are 11 research centres which specialise in different fields, from transport to peace studies.

Nationally, Coventry is ranked 13th by The Guardian University Guide 2020, 44th by The Times/Sunday Times University Guide 2019 and 53rd by The Complete University Guide 2020. In 2017, the university gained a Gold in the Teaching Excellence Framework (THE). Coventry is a member of the University Alliance mission group.

University of Surrey
The University of Surrey is a public research university in Guildford, England. The university received its royal charter in 1966, along with a number of other institutions following recommendations in the Robbins Report. Its roots go back to Battersea Polytechnic Institute, founded in 1891 to provide higher education for London's poorer inhabitants. The university's research output and global partnerships have led to it being regarded as one of the UK's leading research universities. Surrey is a member of the Association of MBAs and is one of four universities in the University Global Partnership Network. Surrey is also part of the SETsquared partnership along with the University of Bath, the University of Bristol, the University of Southampton and the University of Exeter. A major centre for satellite and mobile communications research, Surrey is in partnership with King's College London and the University of Dresden to develop 5G technology worldwide.

Current industrial Doctoral School programme 

The industrial Doctoral School (iDSL) programme  with Coventry University has a focus on Connected Autonomous Vehicles.

The IDSL programme with City, University of London covers Artificial Intelligence and Cyber whilst the Future Connected Technologies IDSL programme with the University of Surrey is triple tracked and also includes 5G alongside AI & Cyber.

Industrial partners

Industrial sponsors of the London DTC cover a range of SMEs, large corporates and research institutes such as BAE Systems, Bosch, Telefonica, DeltaCapita and Interactive Coventry.

Other EIT Digital partners in the UK include BT, Connected Places Catapult, Digital Catapult, Saab and Vodafone.

Contact and location

You want more information on industrial doctorates? Please contact:
Fergie Miller, Co-Location Centre (CLC) Manager EIT Digital London  
0044 7874 013 252

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