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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Bridging UK-Jiangsu Innovation Partnership Workshop

  Following a successful collaboration with the UK in the China-UK Newton Fund programme, the provincial Jiangsu Science & Technology Department (JSTD) is bringing a delegation of healthcare and smart city companies to London to strengthen the innovation partnership with the UK. This initiative is organised by the Knowledge Transfer Network (KTN) with the support from...
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Innovation grants for business: apply for funding

You can apply for funding to test the feasibility of your idea, research and develop it and demonstrate it in a prototype.   Innovate UK funding competitions cover the following industry sectors:   emerging and enabling technologies infrastructure systems health and life sciences manufacturing and materials Innovate UK also have an open...
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Finance Camp North East

FinanceCamp North East is being pitched as the smart new way for regional businesses to secure the right kind of investment to fit their plans for growth. This new programme of support will culminate in a major event on 21 st June 2016 at Ramside Hall, Durham, where businesses with bright ideas will meet lenders who want to lend and investors who want to invest. Enterprises of all...
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Innovate UK - Delivery Plan 2016-17 - Health and Life Sciences

Innovate UK's core budget for the financial year 2016/17 (April to March) is £561m (excluding administration costs).  The Health and Life Sciences programme has been allocate approximate  21% of the budget.  Innovate UK’s Health and Life Sciences sector group has a focus on agriculture and food and healthcare, underpinned by technologies developed in bioscience and...
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Review of UK proof of concept support

Innovate UK have published a review they commissioned from IP Pragmatics of the type and sources of funding that are available for businesses and academics to help them prove their new products will work. Proof of concept is the stage during a product’s development when it is clear that it will work. Download the report here
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Innovate UK: delivery plan 2016 to 2017

Innovate uk 2016/17 delivery plan published The plan explains how Innovate UK will support business innovation in the financial year 2016 to 2017. This delivery plan outlines the main ways in which Innovate UK will invest around £561 million in helping businesses to innovate and grow in the financial year 2016 to 2017. The plan explains a number of significant changes to the way...
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Biotherapeutics device attracts $7m investment

A Cambridge life sciences company that has developed a revolutionary system for single-cell analysis in the biopharmaceutical market, with support from Innovate UK, has secured private investment totalling $7 million. Sphere Fluidics  Ltd’s Cyto-Mine® device promises to transform the discovery and development of biotherapeutics for treatment of cancer and inflammatory diseases and...
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Innovate UK’s 5 tips to secure funding for start-ups and small businesses

Innovate UK’s essential advice and tips on securing funding. Whether a startup, small business or SME make sure you watch the video. Learn more about Innovate UK funding tips here  
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