Community networks

A vast array of networks run by volunteers and other organisations to promote innovation in particular sectors and disciplines. Community Networks represent the full innovation landscape in the UK

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British Business Club

The British Business Club is the proposed community for companies around business opportunities around the 2012 Olympics and other major sports events.

Competitions Network

Get access to the application process for Technology Strategy Board competitions, information and FAQs about the process and data about successful projects

Connect Europe

A forum for the Enterprise Europe Network in the UK. Explore our database of technology partnering opportunities and connect to your local Network office.


This is the Digital Team's group. A group containing everything digital.


Shaping Tomorrow with You - bringing together the best ideas and brightest ideas to find new and innovation solutions to pressing business challenges.


A group to KTN Directors, Connectors and other specialists to share knowledge on International activity relating to the Knowledge Transfer Networks

Investment Network

A network to put together investors and businesses seeking investment

IP Central

Join to access and share expertise on commercialising and exploiting IP (intellectual property - patents, trademarks, designs, copyright) and intangibles.

Knowledge Transfer Partnerships

The network for everyone involved in or interested in Knowledge Transfer Partnerships


A network for Materials and Nanotechnology activities under the European programme ERA-NET

N8 Research

Maximising the impact of university research by identifying and coordinating collaborations with industry across the North of England and beyond

Open to Export

Open to Export is a community driven service for small and medium sized businesses, looking for help and support in exporting from the UK.

Peer To Patent UK

Crowd Sourcing Patent Applications in the community. Peer To Patent UK is run by the Intellectual Property Office and New York Law School.

UK Innovation Forum

Gives businesses, that use leading edge technology, access to the innovative technology produced by British universities and research institutions.


The UK Commission for Employment and Skills is a social partnership, led by Commissioners from large and small employers, trade unions and the voluntary sector.