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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GSMA plans for a 5G future

A 5G mobile phone network could enable a "fresh wave" of technology including connected cars and augmented reality, according to a new report published last week by mobile industry monitoring body GSMA Intelligence.  
The report, entitled Understanding 5G: Perspectives on Future Technological Advancements in Mobile, provides an overview of network technology innovation today and how this will play into the development of a 5G data network. It estimates that mobile operators will spend $1.7trn on global infrastructure in the next six years, to extend the existing 4G network and build towards 5G.
A 5G network would offer up connection speeds of up to one gigabyte per second, says the report, and benefit areas including connected cars - which offer autonomous driving - and virtual or augmented reality, which can be used in gaming, wearable technology and health care.
"The arrival of 5G will help deliver a fresh wave of mobile innovation that will further transform the lives of individuals, businesses and societies around the world," said Anne Bouverot, director general of GSMA.
Download the report from the GMSA Intelligence website. 
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