At CPI we work with our partners to translate inventions into products and processes that enhance health and well-being, protect and improve our environment and increase productivity across industries.
With a deep understanding of innovation processes and funding, outstanding technical expertise and industry relevant assets, we enable products and processes to be quickly and cost-effectively brought to market. This supports the development of next-generation manufacturing, highly-skilled jobs and economic growth for the UK.
Our partners operate across many diverse markets including pharmaceuticals, speciality chemicals, food and drink, electronics and transportation.
Fixed term for 8 weeks, 37 hours per week.
CPI’s Formulation department is providing an opportunity for a summer placement student to join its existing team. The placement opportunity will allow the student to gain hands on experience working with nanomaterials and printing techniques such as screen printing along with working in a research laboratory environment. The student will contribute to the Bodysense project developing novel, biocompatible and biodegradable, sensing devices. This will include the synthesis of nanoparticles and formulation of inks as well as characterisation of these materials.
Duties of the role include:
We are seeking to recruit a candidate who is educated to A Level in Chemistry and currently undertaking a degree (or equivalent) in a Chemistry/Chemical Engineering/Physics or a related field. Candidates must have experience of technical writing, problem solving, working to deadlines and communication skills together with experience of Microsoft Office applications. The ideal candidate will be committed to and actively seek opportunities to develop themselves within the role.
At CPI, we offer a wide range of benefits to our employees, including: family friendly policies, flexible holidays and holiday purchasing schemes, opportunities for learning and development, generous pension plan, life assurance and accident insurance schemes.
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