KTN's online platform helps you to make the connections you need


The Knowledge Transfer Network (KTN) has refreshed its online platform to intelligently connect you to relevant events, funding, thought pieces and specialist staff to help your business innovate and grow.

You can discover content using your area of interest, from biotechnology to transport; from space to health – all major UK economic sectors are covered. Once you have selected your interests, using our intelligent tagging system, we will then display rich and relevant content related to your area, often from surprising sources.

An example might be new satellite technology from the space sector that is applicable in the agri-food sector. KTN-UK.co.uk will help you form these unusual and valuable connections.

All content on the platform has been carefully curated by our team of innovation specialists – not by an automated algorithm – so you can be confident that KTN is connecting you to the most relevant cutting-edge information.


The move also marks a closer alignment with our main funder, Innovate UK , with the website branding making a clear visual link. Knowledge Transfer Network is Innovate UK's innovation network partner, and also works with other funders to provide innovation networking services and fulfil our mission to drive UK growth.

We link new ideas and opportunities with expertise, markets and finance through our network of businesses, universities, funders and investors. From agri-food to autonomous systems and from energy to design, KTN combines expertise in all sectors with the ability to cross boundaries. Connecting with KTN can lead to potential partners, horizon-expanding events and innovation insights relevant to your needs.

Visit our people pages to connect directly with expertise in your sector.

Visit the KTN refreshed online platfom here


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Funded training on Anaerobic Digestion for Yorkshire SMEs

The Biorenewables Development Centre (BDC) and BioVale Skills team are holding a one-day training course on Wednesday 29th April to introduce Yorkshire SMEs to Anaerobic Digestion (AD).

The ‘Setting up and managing your Anaerobic Digestion plant’ course will look at market opportunities, financial incentives (e.g. RHI and feed-in tariffs) and the latest innovations to improve yields. The day includes a guided tour to see Singleton Birch’s 1.3MW rated AD facility and hear their experiences setting it up.

It promises to be a great event for anyone considering an AD project or wishing to improve their AD profitability including: livestock farmers, arable farmers, vegetable growers, food producers, landowners, estate managers, golf course managers and investors.

Funded places are available to SMEs and the self-employed working in the York, North Yorkshire and East Riding area.

For more details, or to register, please visit http://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/anaerobic-digestion-tickets-16181835305?aff=eac2 or ring Jo or Sarah on 01904 435235

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