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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The UK MoD and French DGA Sponsored MCM ITP Programme is Seeking Proposals for Projects Starting September 2017

The UK MoD and French DGA sponsored MCM ITP programme is currently seeking proposals for projects to start in September 2017, funding 1 and 2 year projects from an annual research budget of €13M.
They welcome high-quality exploitable research proposals, focused on the development of future missile technologies in the following technology domains:
Systems and Navigation
Radio Frequency Seekers
Electro-Optic Sensors
Rocket Propulsion
Air-Breathing Propulsion
Fuzes and Safety Arming Units
Electronics and Materials
MCM ITP welcomes proposals from both defence and non-defence organisations. In particular those from SMEs, academic institutions and research centres.
The main objective of the programme is to mature a portfolio of disruptive technologies which hold the promise of major advances in complex weapon applications.
Submission deadline 30th November 2016 
For details of the submission process and for further information go to: 
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