Our Mission

We live in exciting and interesting times and in the UK we have a significant opportunity to become a world leader in the design, development and deployment of integrated transport systems. The mission of the Transport community at the Knowledge Transfer Network is to support the development of integrated, efficient and sustainable transport systems, by bringing together independent but interrelated organisations to stimulate innovation through knowledge transfer.

As an independent organization focusing on the key challenges of lightweighting, intelligent mobility and energy efficiency across surface transport, we bring together expertise and technology from across automotive, rail and marine sectors to share challenges, ideas and best practice. Through stimulating innovation we will improve the integration, efficiency and sustainability of the transport system as a whole.

In coming together around these key challenge areas, synergies are realised, markets aggregated and barriers are overcome.

By joining the Transport community - or any of our key groups below - you can be a part of this change.

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Tue 15 Sep 2015

DSEI 2015

Sep 15 / 09:30 until Sep 18 / 16:00

DSEI brings together the entire defence and security industry to source the latest equipment and systems, develop international relationships, and generate new business opportunities. As the...

From Transport

You you have to be in it to win it - Preview of the Horizon 2020 Transport work programme priorities for 2016

Ahead of the 2016/2016 Horizon 2020 Transport Programme on 15 July 2015 at ICC, Birmingham, KTN hoste d a special preview event  to preview the funding programme for potential UK...

Elevator Pitch ITS UK

Elevator pitch ITS UK for the H2020 Event held on 15/07/15

Tue 08 Sep 2015

Offshore Europe 2015

Sep 08 / 09:30 until Sep 11 / 14:00

SPE Offshore Europe is one of the world's largest technical conference and exhibitions for the offshore E&P industry. 100+ high-level business keynotes and technical presentations are free to...

From Vessel Efficiency

Tue 10 Nov 2015

Maritime Innovation and Brokerage Event 2015 - Rotterdam

Nov 10 / 09:00 until Nov 11 / 17:00

SAVE THE DATE The Maritime Innovation and Brokerage Event (MIBE 2015) will take place in Rotterdam, The Netherlands. The event focusses on the upcoming calls of the Horizon 2020 programme. MIBE...

From Vessel Efficiency

Upcoming events of interest

Tue 04 Aug 2015

Driverless Cars Competition Briefing

10:00 until 17:00

The Department for Business, Innovation and Skills (BIS) is to invest up to £20 million in...

From Intelligent Mobility

Thu 06 Aug 2015

Brokering event: ‘Game-changing Technologies for Aerospace’

08:30 until 13:30

The latest “Highly Innovative Technology Enablers in Aerospace (HITEA 3)” competition Innovate...

From Transport

Mon 07 Sep 2015

London International Shipping Week

Sep 07 / 09:00 until Sep 11 / 17:00

LISW will be the ‘must attend’ event of 2015, offering over 100 industry functions and unique...

From Vessel Efficiency

Mon 07 Sep 2015

Linear Power 2015

Sep 07 / 09:30 until Sep 08 / 15:00

The world’s first technology forum for linear power systems technology researchers and...

From Energy Efficiency

Tue 08 Sep 2015

Ship Efficiency – The Event 2015

Sep 08 / 08:30 until Sep 09 / 16:00

As part of the London International Shipping week Ship Efficiency: The Event is now in its fifth...

From Vessel Efficiency