Nov 282017

CENSIS - Governing Members

Reference: 1352
Remuneration: Unremunerated
Location: Glasgow City
Closing date: 31 January 2018 at midnight

Play a strategic role at the frontier of technological innovation, helping Scottish industry reap the benefits of digitalisation

We are seeking 3 dynamic and inspiring individuals to join the CENSIS Governing Board in Glasgow and play a strategic part in driving the future success of technology innovation and adoption by companies in Scotland.

CENSIS is the Scottish Innovation Centre for Sensor and Imaging Systems (SIS), founded in 2013 with funding from the Scottish Funding Council. Hosted by the University of Glasgow, we are an industry-facing organisation and are now moving to our next phase of development.

We enable companies to access university research capabilities and overcome the significant practical challenges involved in taking technology-inspired innovation to the marketplace.

We have a proven track record of delivery, with a portfolio of nearly 100 projects with a total activity value of over £14.6m and a current GVA projection of over £100m.

Our initial focus sectors for the next phase of CENSIS are:

  • Healthcare, Life Sciences and Chemicals –inc. medical devices, agritech and environmental monitoring.
  • Subsea, Offshore and Marine
  • Digital Manufacturing Systems

Underpinned by

  • Infrastructure for the Internet of Things (IoT)

Academia Board Member x 1

  • You will be a senior academic from within the Scottish HEI community with an international reputation as a researcher active in a technically relevant area and experience of successful industry engagement.

Industry Board Members x 2

  • You will be an experienced industrialist, ideally from one of our initial focus sectors.

Board appointments are for a 2-year period and are not remunerated, but reasonable expenses will be reimbursed.

For further information and to apply please visit the CENSIS website.

CENSIS is hosted by the University of Glasgow.

It is the University of Glasgow's mission to foster an inclusive climate, which ensures equality in our working, learning, research and teaching environment.

We strongly endorse the principles of Athena SWAN, including a supportive and flexible working environment, with commitment from all levels of the organisation in promoting gender equity

The University of Glasgow, charity number SC004401.

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