Rolls Royce to continue with sponsorship

Rolls Royce have agreed to continue sponsoring the Royal Society Industry Fellowship scheme until 2015.

The new agreement will take Rolls Royce continual sponsorship of the Industry Fellowship scheme to 18 years. Mark Jefferies, Chief of University Research Liaison at Rolls Royce, said, "We are very pleased to have been associated with the Royal Society and this scheme over the last 15 years. The scheme has proven successful, and benefits from continual development by the Society and the recipient fellows."

The Industry Fellowship scheme is for academic scientists who want to work on a collaborative project with industry and for scientists in industry who want to work on a collaborative project with an academic organisation.

It aims to enhance knowledge transfer in science and technology between those in industry and those in academia in the UK.

Our mission

To recognise, promote, and support excellence in science and to encourage the development and use of science for the benefit of humanity.

Our priorities

  • Promoting science and its benefits
  • Recognising excellence in science
  • Supporting outstanding science
  • Providing scientific advice for policy
  • Fostering international and global cooperation
  • Education and public engagement