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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Everything.me nets $25m investment to “bring the power of the web to mobile”

Israeli-based Everything.me last week closed a deal worth $25m to further develop an evolutionary platform which claims to unlock the power of HTML 5 and “bring the power of the web to mobile.”

The company secured funding from investors, including Telefonica Digital and Mozilla, amid much excitement about the platform, which aims to provide users with easier access to thousands of apps, games and services.

The new service is said to power a new paradigm for smartphones, changing them from “smart” to “dynamic.” Enabling apps on the fly, the platform claims to match the content and services a user needs with the most relevant material available, whether downloaded or not. This shift, say Everything.me, bridges the gap between the web and applications on mobile.

“Everything.me represents a significant breakthrough in bringing the power of the web to mobile,” said Carlos Domingo, Director of Product Development & Innovation, Telefónica Digital. “We are committed to driving greater openness in mobile ecosystems which will in turn spur innovation”.

Investors were influenced by the implications for developers, who will be provided with the prospect of an open web and multiplatform (HTML5) playground to innovate beyond the limitations of the existing app stores. 

 
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