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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MBEKTN eNews Update June 2011

The recent edition of MBEKTN eNews letter is avialabe now to all our members and visitors. Please take a moment to look at some of the great things we’ve been doing around the region. If a story particularly interests you, please share it with your colleagues and speak to the relevant contact if you wish to find out more.

Read in the MBEKTN June 2011 enewsletter about:

  • ICT for Manufacturing and Construction - New Technology Strategy Board Competition

  • Design for Future Climate call - Round 2

  • BT's Vehicle for Change - interactive showcase of future technologies

  • Materials for Energy and SPARK Awards competitions

  • Skanska Supply Chain Green Solution Award 2011

  • Innovation Watch

  •  recent and forthcoming events and other news in the built environment sector.

To submit ideas, articles and feedback for the MBEKTN news, email us at information@mbektn.co.uk

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