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 biotechnology 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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KTP Adviser Vacancy – SW England

The Technology Strategy Board is seeking a KTP Adviser to cover the South West of England. Details of the role can be found via the following link http://jobs.thetimes.co.uk/job/424852/regional-adviser-knowledge-transfer-partnerships-programme-

The provision of the KTP Adviser services will be established under an agreed service contract between the self-employed individual or company who will provide a service to Technology Strategy Board.

It is expected that candidates will be located within the south west of England in reasonable travelling distance of Devon and Cornwall. All applications must be made via the Technology Strategy BVacancy oard recruitment site., www.drivinginnovation.org.uk

To find out more about KTP, please visit www.ktponline.org.uk or email drivinginnovation@capita.co.uk

To apply, please visit www.drivinginnovation.org.uk for further information and to complete an application.

Closing date for completed applications is Wednesday 14th November 2012.

Interviews will be held on 5 or 6 December 2012 at the Technology Strategy Board  offices in Swindon.

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