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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Research Fellow in Virtual Environment and Cultural Informatics

A post has arisen at the University of Brighton which may be of interest to CIKTN members.

The Research Fellow in Virtual Environment and Cultural Informatics will work within the Cultural Informatics Research Group to design, develop and test interactive 3D virtual environments and rendering mechanisms based on different cultural heritage use case scenarios.

These technologies will involve interactive applications assembled from a mixture of digital assets accessed from digital repositories. A PhD, preferably in Computer Science or Computer Graphics, or equivalent level of research professional experience is essential. The post is fixed-term until 30 November 2012.

Closing date: 4 October 2011

For more information about the role, see the University of Brighton's recruitment page.

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