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Secondment Opportunities through BITE

3 to 6 month experience in industry for researchers

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We invite applications from researchers to undertake a secondment in industry for a period ranging between 3 and 6 months to gain commercial experience and mentoring in business, management and entrepreneurship. These secondments are funded through the Breakthrough Information Technology Exchange (BITE) scheme.

Details regarding current secondment opportunities are listed below.

Please note that this scheme is open to current PhD students, current PostDoc researchers and PhD graduates who have graduated within the last 12 months. Undergraduate and Master’s students are not eligible to apply.

How to Apply

Applicants who have a company in mind that they wish to work with should complete the Industry Exchange Award Scheme form and submit this, along with their CV to Informal enquiries should be directed to Ryan Grammenos ( We will aim to match researchers to the most relevant company.


There is no deadline for applications. The BITE board will make decisions on a rolling basis as applications are received.

Further Details

Please view extended details for the opportunity here.

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