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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Dare to Solve: Roadworks Contest

Your chance to innovate
This £10,000 Dare to Solve: Roadworks Contest seeks innovative digital solutions to reduce the public pain of roadworks by helping local authorities, utility companies and their contractors communicate with the public, and help people understand and prepare for planned and emergency works.

Are you a digital start-up or SME seeking funding?
One successful business will be award up to £10,000 funding and the opportunity to trial their proposal to reduce the inconvenience of roadworks.

Ready to work with leading industry players?
It’s your chance to have your ingenuity in recognised and trialled with challenge partners Staffordshire County Council, Amey and Elgin.

Want to find out more?
Read the challenge brief, Guidance for Applicants, and when you’re ready, apply here.

A briefing event for the contest will be held in London on 29 June – register to attend.

Application deadline: 12 noon on Friday 15 July

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