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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Cast your vote - Innovation Zone 2013 competition

The Innovation Zone provides an interactive forum to demonstrate new or near to market technologies. The finalists of the competition have now been selected and are getting ready for the show at Ecobuild on 5-7 March'13.

We invite you to visit the Innovation Zonecompetition 2013 page to find out about the finalists and their innovations, to cast your vote and to request more information about particular entries.These votes will be added to those collected during the show.

The winner of the Retail category of the competition will work with Marks & Spencer in a sustainable learning store, and the winner of the Domestic Refurbishment category will work with The Facility on their ReallySmartHouse project in Southend-on-Sea.



1 person has had something to say so far

Our congratulations to the Innovation Zone winners!!
- Retail category:Carbon4Cast
- Domestic Refurbishment: Loxone
Read more here https://connect.innovateuk.org/web/innovation-showcase-group/innovation-future-z­one-at-ecobuild#_ftnref1
Posted on 07/03/13 09:41.

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