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.

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Your Life's 'Best School Trip' Initiative - Showcasing Exciting Careers

Your Life are looking for exciting and dynamic companies to help tackle the current UK STEM skills crisis by offering students a memorable ‘money-can’t-buy’ experience to highlight the wealth of careers that are available to those with Maths and Science skills.

UK STEM skills crisis

  • Thousands of STEM roles across the UK are lying vacant
  • Yet fewer than 1 in 7 students are choosing STEM subjects at A Level or equivalent
  • We need to EXCITE the next generation of employees about STEM careers

 

STEM skills are increasingly essential for those hoping for a career in the design and creative industries as well as the increasingly competitive digital economy.

 

Sign up to host a Best School Trip and access free expert support to inspire the future STEM workforce in your area.

 
  • Industry-led, Government-supported campaign, Your Life has launched the Best School Trip initiative to help hundreds of businesses across the UK to open their doors and offer inspirational trips to young people – FREE FOR BUSINESSES AND SCHOOLS!
  • Join Best School Trip hosts like L’Oréal, Johnson & Johnson and Airbus to work with us to engage local students and their teachers. Best School Trips aim to transform attitudes to STEM careers by showcasing the exciting futures available if students choose to study Maths and Physics
  • Best School Trips are designed and delivered by specialists, MyKindaFuture, to offer young people first-hand experience of the STEM career possibilities available in their local area and to offer businesses the chance to engage with their future workforce
  • Best School Trips are ‘resource-light’ for host companies. MyKindaFuture manages the process from start to finish!

 

To find out more contact: info@yourlife.org.uk

 

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