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Have a project that will move your organisation to the next level, but need new skills, knowledge or capacity to take it on?

At Goldsmiths, we have developed a range of programmes which may enable us to collaborate with you in completing the project. Our academics are are passionate about the work they do and provide an unparalleled level of expertise in their fields. We also have a wide range of talented students and graduates who can bring the latest knowledge, as well as a fresh approach to your organisation.

Five forms of partnerships:

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Student placements

Students undertake a placement which forms an important part of their course.

Length:

Usually 1 – 3 days/week over 1 term, or in a short block.

Computing: full-year placements

Cost to org.:

Expenses for short placements. Year out placements are salaried.

Requirements:

Need to meet the learning outcomes of the course.

Examples:

Many departments include placements in areas such as design, business, social media, computing and social science. www.gold.ac.uk/placements/case-studies

 

Santander internships

Project-based, paid graduate internships

Length:

Three months full-time

Cost to org.:

£1,500

Requirements:

Based in an SME

Potential for job creation

Examples:

Rebranding, marketing for an exhibition, infographics, social media development, video production

 

Knowledge Transfer Partnerships (KTPs)

Three-way partnership between an organisation, a full-time associate and an academic team working one half day a week.

Length:

26 – 51 weeks (tactical projects)

1 – 3 years (strategic projects)

Cost to org.:

£20,000

Requirements:

KTP must lead to a step change in area selected.

Examples:

Projects often around product or service research and development, marketing strategy for new markets or creating new structures to facilitate future growth. More info: www.ktponline.org.uk

 

Creativeworks voucher scheme

Funded R&D support. £10,000 grant to research partner, £5,000 to an SME

Length:

3 – 6 months

Cost to org.:

None

Requirements:

Supporting the arts and cultural sector

Quality proposal relevant to the current theme: Archives

Supported by an Arts and Humanities academic, plus an optional team

Examples:

Development of a new archive platform

 

London Fusion Award Scheme

£10,000 grant to fund consultancy support. Two- or three-way partnership between organisation(s) and academic team.

Length:

3 – 4 months

Cost to org.:

None

Requirements:

Business development within creative or digital sectors

A proposal with sound business development objectives

Potential for job creation

Examples:

Development of new business platforms, services or products