Next Destinations

Where Next?

The Horizon CDT programme has equipped our graduates with unique and exemplary high-level skills and training to enable them to go on to secure post-doctoral employment where impact can be made within a variety of sectors globally, including academia, industry, government, creative arts and the public sector.

In addition to this, there are graduates who have founded their own digital start-up companies, creative agencies, research collectives, innovative digital products/software/apps and spin-out companies, as a result of being an Horizon CDT student.

Below are the career and employment destinations of our Horizon CDT alumni:


  •   Airbus Group (Getafe, Spain)
  •   BBC
  •   Bionical
  •   Discovery Education
  •   Jaguar Land Rover UK
  •   Justis
  •   KPMG
  •   Linney Design
  •   Microsoft Research
  •   RedEye Consultants


  •   De Montfort University (Leicester)
  •   Eindhoven University of Technology (The Netherlands)
  •   King Saud Bin Abdulaziz University for Health Science (Saudi Arabia)
  •   New York University (United States)
  •   Newcastle University
  •   Nottingham Trent University
  •   Royal College of Art
  •   Royal Holloway University of London
  •   University of Nottingham (UK Campus)
  •   University of Nottingham (Ningbo Campus – China)
  •   University College London
  •   University of Bath
  •   University of Cambridge (Corpus Christi College)
  •   University of Edinburgh (College of Art)
  •   University of Leicester
  •   University of Sheffield

Start-ups, consultancy and other

cfpteamDr Martin Kruusimägi, Matthew Terrell and Dr Daniel Ratzinger (2011 cohort), Co-Founders of the 2012 successful start-up Call for Participants.