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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Boost Cymru is the new Life Sciences competition for Wales

Stimulating, showcasing, and supporting fast growth and high growth Welsh Life Sciences, making the connection between ideas and commercialisation a reality. This is your opportunity to shine a light on new and innovative Life Sciences thinking.

The competition opens with an Online Application Form via a brief (approx three minutes) video pitch. Subsequent rounds will have different judging criteria, including consideration of intellectual property, routes to market, and financial profiling amongst others.

For the first twenty applicants Life Sciences Hub Wales are also offering a free 30-minute telephone consultation with one of its member or staff experts, to review initial submission and future considerations for life sciences ideas and concepts.

A significant cash prize, professional support, development workshops, business coaching and mentoring, these are just some of the reasons why Boost Cymru will be leading Life Sciences thinking in Wales in 2016!

More information here