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 Materials 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

Contact our Team

 

Click on the links below to see the contact details for each team and sector

 

Core Team    |    Composites    |    Materials and Design Exchange    |    Packaging    |    Polymers    |    Powders     |    

Smart Materials    |    Surface Engineering    |    Technical Textiles    |    Materials for Transport


Core Team

Materials Community Director

Dr Robert Quarshie
robert.quarshie@ktn-uk.org
T: (+44) 07964 563 744

Manager
Malcolm Harold
malcolm.harold@ktn-uk.org
T: (+44) 07964 562 863

Communications Manager - Materials and Nanotechnology
Rob Mills
rob.mills@ktn-uk.org
T: (+44) 07964 563 715

Events Manager  - Materials & Nanotechnology
Aileen Woodley
aileen.woodley@ktn-uk.org
T: (+44) 07964 565548

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Composites

Ajay Kapadia
ajay.kapadia@ktn-uk.org
T: (+44) 07964 566 380

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Materials and Design Exchange

 

Community Manager
John Bound
john.bound@ktn-uk.org
T: (+44) 07812 189 708

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Metals and Alloys

Dr Robert Quarshie
robert.quarshie@ktn-uk.org
T: (+44) 07964 563 744

 

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Materials for Packaging

Brian McCarthy
brian.mccarthy@ktn-uk.org
T: (+44) 07964 563 373

Strategy
Dr Robert Quarshie
Robert.Quarshie@ktn-uk.org

Smart Packaging
Dr. Stephen Morris
steve.morris@ktn-uk.org

Medical Packaging
Dr Sally Beken
sally.beken@ktn-uk.org

For all other general queries please contact Malcolm Harold.

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Polymers

 

Technology Expert
Dr Sally Beken
sally.beken@ktn-uk.org
T: (+44) 07964 554 965

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Powders 

Hard Metals

Dr Robert Quarshie
robert.quarshie@ktn-uk.org
T: (+44) 07964 563 744

Ceramics

Malcolm Harold
malcolm.harold@ktn-uk.org
T: (+44) 07964 562 863

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Smart Materials

 

Smart Materials Group Leader
Dr Stephen Morris   
steve.morris@ktn-uk.org
T: (+44) 07964 561 848

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Surface Engineering

Dr Robert Quarshie
robert.quarshie@ktn-uk.org
T: (+44) 07964 563 744

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Technical Textiles

 

Technical Textiles Group Leader
Brian McCarthy
brian.mccarthy@ktn-uk.org
T: (+44) 07964 563 373

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Materials for Transport

Malcolm Harold
malcolm.harold@ktn-uk.org
T: (+44) 07964 562 863

 

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