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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Free SME Expo at CoInnovate 2016

As technology providers, SMEs are widely recognised as key enablers of economic growth and are vital to successful technology clusters driven by open innovation.

In recognition of your importance to the economy, CoInnovate is offering FREE platforms for SMEs contributing to technology and innovation to showcase their capabilities to business leaders, investors and other like-minded collaborators.

SME Expo

If you are an SME and looking for a platform to showcase your technology to corporates and investors, then look no further!

As an SME Exhibitor, you will be provided with an informal exhibition space to promote your technologies and capabilities.  Your logo and company overview will also be profiled on our website to help you promote your organisation.

Free SME Exhibitor spaces will be provided on a first-come-first-served basis for start-ups and SMEs working within technology and innovation. Spaces are limited, so get in touch now to book your space at CoInnovate 2016!

For other SMEs , such as service or consultancy-based organisations, any remaining exhibition spaces after the 16th of September will be offered on a first-come-first-served basis.

Looking for the perfect platform to pitch your technologies or ideas and interact and potentially collaborate with other innovators, business leaders and investors? Discover more about Pitch Live!

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