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We help accelerate innovation in UK creative, digital and design businesses

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Key Themes

Innovate UK's Creative Industries Strategy: 2013-16 identifies three key themes offering innovation challenges and opportunities to drive growth for the UK's creative and digital businesses

Cross-Cutting Themes

These cross-cutting themes recognise the particular opportunities that the creative industries have in working together and with other sectors

Latest Articles

Why There is No Such Thing as a Creative Industries Ecosystem

Iain Bennett argues that economic policy for the creative industries must be based on...

5-a-day Digital Business Blind Dates with the Knowledge Transfer Network

      This is a unique opportunity to sign up for a 'Digital...

Innovate UK to invest £4m in the long term care revolution

The Long Term Care Revolution   This SBRI competition aims to stimulate the...

Featured Events

Mon 27 Apr 2015

UK Roadshow - Manchester

All Day

The Federation is delighted to announce its first three events of the UK Roadshow, in which leading figures from the arts, creative industries and commercial education will come together to forge...

From Creative, Digital & Design.

Mon 27 Apr 2015

Start Up Grind: Morphsuits

17:00 until 18:00

This months guest is Gregor Lawson who is Marketing Director and one of the co-founders of Morphsuits – the fancy dress phenomenon which started in 2009 and now represents the largest costume brand...

From Design

Mon 27 Apr 2015

Start Up Grind

18:00 until 21:00

Start Up Grind is a Monthly Event, where through a series of fireside chat interviews, startup mixers and annual conferences provide support opportunities to connect with amazing startups and the...

From Design

Tue 28 Apr 2015

Drop-in Session - March A 2015

09:00 until 12:00

The Growth Startup programme enables you to get your new business or idea off to a flying start with a whole host of support available to those who are eligible. We have an initial 2-day workshop...

From Creative, Digital & Design.

Tue 28 Apr 2015

IoT Deep Dive

09:30 until 17:00

Join OpenSensors for a practical introduction to the systems, technologies and opportunities of the Internet of Things. OpenSensors will be running an all day training workshop as a practical...

From Design

Contact Us

We are the Knowledge Transfer Network's community for innovators and businesses in the UK's creative, digital and design sectors.


Contact us

General enquiries? Email Jess.

Organising a creative-industries relevant event? Add to our Upcoming Events listings by emailing Anita.

Have an idea for an article to feature on our site? Email Richard.

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