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Schmidt-MacArthur Fellowship

The Schmidt-MacArthur Fellowship is an international postgraduate fellowship on the circular economy for design, engineering and business students.

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Hub Universities

The Fellowship programme will be developed and delivered by the Ellen MacArthur Foundation with expert input from Cranfield University, Imperial College London and London Business School.

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Cranfield University - Design input

Cranfield University is a business-focused, UK postgraduate university with a global reputation for applied science, technology and management. Cranfield’s research, training and consultancy is industry, or Government funded and directly informs the innovation strategy and policy development of its research partners. Research at Cranfield is multidiscipline, sector-focused and addresses eight strategic sectors, of which ‘Environment’ is one.

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Imperial College London - Engineering Input

Consistently rated amongst the world’s best universities, Imperial College is a science-based institution with a reputation for excellence in teaching and research in science, engineering, medicine and business, with particular regard to their application in industry and commerce. They foster multidisciplinary working internally and collaborate widely externally.

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London Business School - Business Input

London Business School’s purpose is to deliver insights and leaders that have impact. It was ranked number one internationally for the full-time MBA programme.
With a presence in four international cities – London, New York, Hong Kong and Dubai – it is well positioned to equip students from more than 100 countries with the capabilities needed to operate in today’s business environment.


Partner Universities

Partner Universities are leading international universities, institutions and schools in either or all of the Fellowship’s focus areas: design, engineering and business.

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Funding Partners

The fellowship is jointly funded by the Ellen MacArthur Foundation and the US based Schmidt Family Foundation.

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The Ellen MacArthur Foundation is an independent charity with the aim of inspiring a generation to re-think, re-design & build a positive future through the vision of a circular economy. The Foundation works across business and education to accelerate this transition.

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The Schmidt Family Foundation, established in 2006 by Wendy and Eric Schmidt, brings philanthropic resources to some of this century’s greatest challenges across the globe. Their mission is to apply new knowledge and innovation to problem solving and to advance original research in science, energy and the sustainability of the world’s biosphere.

NOW SEE IT IN ACTION

The Ellen MacArthur Foundation aims to document the best circular economy case studies, to inform, inspire and stimulate research.

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Education News

Schmidt-MacArthur welcomes 16 new stu...
5th March 2014 – We are delighted to announce the names of the students selected for the Schmidt-MacArth...
Education event: Re-thinking Progress...
28th January 2014 – To be held from the 25th - 27th March 2014, 'Re-thinking Progress' is the Ellen MacArth...
Global competition to find new Schmid...
17th December 2013 – The Schmidt-MacArthur Wild Card Competition is open to post-graduate students studying ...
Schmidt-MacArthur Fellowship welcomes...
27th November 2013 – Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) from the US and Tongji University of China,...

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The first macroeconomic report series into the size of the prize for business in the transition to a circular economy

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