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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New SBRI call to be issued

SBRI Health & Care: Department of Health Northern (DoH) Ireland competition for development contracts: Automated Staff Deployment – ‘FAST’

Call for TENDER (CfT)

This CfT should be read in conjunction with other documents associated with this competition. These and all associated documents can be downloaded from eTendersNI.gov.uk


Applicants are invited to tender for projects under the SBRI Healthcare program to develop technology enabled solutions addressing the following category, further details of which are outlined in the respective competition brief:

To enable the development of new innovative technology solutions to optimise patient health and social care outcomes when in hospital through the creation of an automated solution for the deployment of pharmacy staff at ward level.

Download the full application here