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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Tell KTN what you think the biggest cyber security threats & challenges are for Energy & National Infrastructure?

As part of its work on constructing a technology roadmap for Cyber Security, KTN is seeking to gather opinions on the biggest cyber security threats and challenges facing the Energy & National Infrastructure sectors, and the Financial Technology (Fin-Tech) sectors.

If you have an opinion on the existing and emerging threats facing these particular sectors, we’d love to see what you think the three biggest cyber-oriented threats are to the Infrastructure and Fin-Tech sectors.

The questions will be securely captured using an online tool called Well-Sorted, which was developed by EPSRC, and has been used for several innovation-focused workshops.

The survey will take no more than 10 minutes to complete, and we appreciate your time and support in doing so.

If you feel you can offer insights into threats facing both these sectors, please feel free to complete both surveys.

To access the Infrastructure & Energy Questionnaire click here.

To access the Fin-Tech Questionnaire click here.

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