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 Digital Creative 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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£30-50k Funding Available Through Global Research Challenge 2015 – Future Cities

Expression of interest deadline is 12 June 2015.
 
Arup would like to invite every member of the Arup community to consider participating in their Global Research Challenge this year. It is an annual award which aims at increasing the breadth and depth of our knowledge in specifically chosen areas. It is open to all current Arupians and external collaborators to conduct collaborative research with colleagues across regions, in other companies or academic institutions. This year the focus is on four areas:
 
·        Enabling the urban circular economy
·        Evidence-based decision making in cities
·        Low carbon multimodal mobility
·        New approaches to financing city infrastructure
 
See information pack for further details.
 
The topics have been selected to focus on enabling cross regional and multidisciplinary collaboration. Arup anticipate funding between five and eight projects with budgets ranging from £30k to £50k.
 
Further information on the topics and how to apply available here.
 
To submit your expression of interest, please email the completed application form to Jackie.Young@arup.com by 12 June 2015. Entries will be evaluated by the Arup Research Fund assessors and full applications will be due by 17 July 2015.
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