Transtechnology Research is a constituent member of the Cognition Institute at Plymouth University (, involving a wide consortium of researchers with international recognition in the areas of cognitive science, cognitive neuroscience, computational neuroscience, cognitive robotics, cognitive development and behavioural change in psychology, creative arts and humanities.

CogNovo is an Innovative Doctoral Programme, funded by the EU Marie Curie initiative and Plymouth University, to foster research training in the emerging field of Cognitive Innovation. CogNovo offers transdisciplinary training that combines scientific studies of the neural correlates and mechanisms of creativity, with investigations into the role of creativity in human cognition, and their application in sustainable technological and social innovation.
Marie Curie Initial Training Network CogNovo: Creativity and Cognitive Innovation” (FP7- PEOPLE-2013-ITN-IDP 604764; 2013-2017) delivers 14 PhD bursaries. Parallel to this Plymouth University funds 12 additional UK doctoral bursaries for research at the intersection of cognition, creativity, the arts and humanities.