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 Defence Security 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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Learn how to start exporting with the Department for International Trade

Between 14th September and 8th November 2016 the Department for International Trade (DIT) – London and South East Regions  will be running “Kick-Start your Export Success”, a series of interactive events specifically  tailored to UK companies who are new to export or have not exported in the last 12 months.

The events will provide London and South East-based businesses with all the essential information and practical tools they need to take the first steps towards export success.

The morning will be focused on the basics of exporting while in the afternoon delegates will have the opportunity to attend interactive workshops and to attend one-2-one meetings with DIT’s International Trade Advisers. All events start at 9:00 and end at 17:00 and are free of charge for attendees.

To find out more, or register, please visit http://kickstartyourexportsuccess.eventbrite.co.uk