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 Electronics, Sensors, Photonics 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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Join TWI and KTN at the "Dissimilar Materials Joining for Transport Applications" Event on the 7th December

Dissimilar materials joining is a key challenge to many industry sectors, to reduce weight and cost, and to ensure key materials are used exactly where they are required in specific applications.


This one day workshop, organised jointly by TWI and KTN, aims to address the challenges of joining thin gauge materials specifically in the aerospace, automotive and electronics industries. 2 industry speakers will set the landscape and industrial requirements, and there will be several presentations from TWI on industrial dissimilar material joining projects featuring friction, laser and EB welding, diffusion bonding, brazing and adhesive bonding. 


There will be an opportunity for a round table discussion and one to one sessions with TWI staff during this event.


For more information or to register, please visit: http://dmtrk.net/t/147O-4KGY8-7FC6SIR3EB/cr.aspx

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