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 Chemistry 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.
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#EFIB2016 – Glasgow, Scotland hosts EU’s leading conference on industrial biotech and the bioeconomy
Please visit the IBLF stand in the exhibition hall.
Glasgow, 19 October 2016 - Creating jobs and economic growth, tackling climate change and paving the way towards a circular, bioeconomy for Europe will all be on the agenda at this year’s EFIB. Over 600 leading industry and policy experts meet this week at the Scottish Exhibition and Conference Centre in Glasgow to discuss the opportunities and challenges for this leading high-tech sector to help drive the development of world-leading renewable and clean tech solutions. EFIB, organised by EuropaBio, the European Association of Bioindustries is now, in its 9th year and continues to attract more consumer brands, leading the quest for smarter, more sustainable products and processes.
‘EFIB is a home-grown EU success story’ Commented Industrial Biotech chair and Managing Board Member of Royal DSM, Stephan Tanda. ‘This year we will hear from PSA group, Unilever, Ecover, Vegware, Procter and Gamble, IKEA, Wrap, Paul Gilding, Professor Dame Anne Glover, the Ellen MacArthur Foundation and the European Commission, amongst others’. ‘EFIB proves that Bio-based products, enabled by industrial biotech, are no longer a niche sustainability market of the future but are now the high performance, renewable alternatives of today’.
EFIB will also draw in the brightest and best innovators from Scotland and from around the world to share their latest breakthroughs and commercial successes. ‘We’ve had tremendous support from our local partners in Scotland this year and are delighted to be in this world-leading region for renewables, powered by industrial biotech, added Joanna Dupont-Inglis, Director of Industrial Biotech for EuropaBio. ‘Industrial biotech is on track to create up to 1.5 million jobs across the EU by 2030 contributing up to almost 100 billion euros. In the process, the technology will help us ensure that global commitments to climate change mitigation, ratified by the EU earlier this month, are transformed from promise to reality’.
Cosmin Popa, EuropaBio Communications and National Associations Manager
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EuropaBio, the European Association for Bioindustries, promotes an innovative and dynamic European biotechnology industry. EuropaBio and its members are committed to the socially responsible use of biotechnology to improve quality of life, to prevent, diagnose, treat and cure diseases, to improve the quality and quantity of food and feedstuffs and to move towards a bio-based and zero-waste economy. EuropaBio represents 77 corporate and associate members and bio regions, and 16 national biotechnology associations in turn representing over 1800 biotech SMEs.
Read more about our work at www.europabio.org.