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 ICT 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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€65m Intelligent Energy Europe call launched

The EU has launched a €65m call for projects eligible for support under the Intelligent Energy Europe (IEE) Programme, which aims to foster energy efficiency and promote the uptake of new and renewable sources of energy. 

Examples of projects funded under previous calls are available to view here. The programme does not fund technological research and demonstration activity. 

Two Information Days are taking place:

Brussels on Wednesday 23 January 2013.  More details including registration can be found at http://ec.europa.eu/energy/intelligent/events/2013/european-info-day_en.htm

London on Wednesday 30 January 2013.   

The UK Information Day is free to attend, is funded by DECC and organised by the EU Energy Focus team.  You can register now by visiting http://www.surveymonkey.com/s/IEEInfoDay2013 

The Call deadline is 8 May 2013.  

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