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

Latest news

Find out how to develop an innovation strategy that is designed for growth

KTN in conjunction with Smallfry is planning to hold a Midlands located event (date to be confirmed) on i nnovation strategies and how these strategies can be designed for growth . ...

The top 5 reasons to book your EFIB2016 ticket now!

EFIB is almost upon us and as you haven’t yet booked your ticket , here are the top reasons why you should be there, whether you have attended before or not.  KTN members are able to...

New technique to beat the food fraudsters developed

Shoppers can be more confident that their burgers are the real deal following a new method of testing for meat fraud developed at the Institute of Food Research on the Norwich Research Park. ...

Webinar on funding opportunities for industrial biotechnology & synthetic biology

Earlier this year we held a webinar to explore funding opportunities for industrial biotechnology & synthetic biology in what was then the new Innovate UK delivery plan. We have since...

Book your place at Innovate 2016 today - 10% discount code

Innovate 2016 will be held at Manchester Central on the 2nd - 3rd November 2016. If you have not yet purchased your ticket for this two day event showcasing the very best of innovation...

Learn about the latest findings in crop research - SCI & KTN workshop, 20 October, London

SCI’s AgriSciences Group and the Knowledge Transfer Network (KTN) are holding a conference on " New Frontiers in Crop Research " on Thursday 20th October 2016 in London. This...

European Biotechnology Network survey on impact of Brexit on scientific community

The European Biotechnology Network has been making an assessment of the potential impact of Brexit on the scientific community in Europe and has launched a survey for actors in the science...

2050 Industrial Roadmaps and Circular Economy: Reducing greenhouse gas emissions, increasing energy efficiency & remaining competitive

The Department of Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy (BEIS) is hosting a mini-conference on the theme of 2050 Industrial Roadmaps and Circular Economy, on 27th October 2016 in...

Find out what's happening in Agri-Tech Week

Agri-Tech Week is taking place on 7-11 November, showcasing the best of innovation from the thriving Agri-Tech Cluster. Agri-Tech Week was established in 2014 by Agri-Tech East, the Royal...

Chair of KTN to be part of judging panel in the Bio-start competition

SynbiCITE and Rainbow Seed Fund have announced that Dr David Lawrence, Non-executive Director at Syngenta, Chairman of the Science and Technology Advisory Board, and Chairman...

Shell Springboard Awards - Supporting UK businesses with bright solutions to reduce carbon emissions

The Shell Springboard programme supports UK businesses with bright solutions to reduce carbon emissions. Applications are now open for the Shell Springboard Awards 2017, with...

Intensive and environmentally friendly agriculture: an opportunity for innovation in machinery and systems

  1st AXEMA – EurAgEng Conference This conference, organised by AXEMA Promotion et Services and EurAgEng, will be held on 2017 February 25 (Saturday) as an introduction to SIMA...

Catch up on the latest news from the BIOOX project

The EU Funded BIOOX project intends to develop the tools for implementation of biooxidation to synthesize and oxidize alcohols. This month (September 2016), BIOOX will enter its...

Abstract submission now open for 11th European Conference on Precision Agriculture

The 11th European Conference on Precision Agriculture (ECPA) will continue with a successful format of previous conferences building in strong industry sessions and participation. The theme...

IBioIC’s 3rd Annual Conference – Delivering Impact, 26 & 27 January 2017, Glasgow

Now in its third year, IBioIC's annual conference returns for 2017 and is fast becoming the main 'go to' event for the biotech industry in Scotland. Attracting over 400 hundred bio-based...

Royal Society of Edinburgh Enterprise Fellowships

The Royal Society of Edinburgh has announced that the following Enterprise Fellowships are now open for applications:   BBSRC Enterprise Fellowships Applicants must...

Could you help shape the products, services & society of a future where #AgeDoesNotMatter?

The Age of No Retirement , the movement for intergenerational social change, is hosting a radical four-day festival this September to disrupt the narratives around aging. In the stunning...

Sustainable Urban Global Initiative (SUGI): Food-Water-Energy Nexus call

JPI Urban Europe and Belmont Forum invites you to a  webinar presenting the upcoming call Sustainable Urban Global Initiative/Food-Water-Energy Nexus.   About the ...

Bioinformatic approaches in agri-food - creating opportunities & solving problems in human diet & health

The Knowledge Transfer Network is organising a workshop (date to be confirmed) on the potential of bioinformatics approaches to create opportunities and to solve problems in the diet/health...

Speakers announced for KTN workshop on innovation in livestock buildings - Integration of multiple new technologies

The Knowledge Transfer Network (KTN) is hosting a  workshop  on 27th October in Edinburgh to join up thinking in the initiation of livestock housing (re)design, incorporating as...
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