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 sustainability 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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Call for papers on artificial intelligence and logistics

The 22nd International Joint Conference on Artificial Intelligence has recently issued a call for papers to be presented at their workshop on artifical intelligence and logistics.. ..

Possible Research Areas:

  • Knowledge representation and reasoning
  • Multi modal interaction
  • Cognitive robotics
  • Cognitive modeling
  • Spatial and temporal reasoning
  • Ontologies
  • Neural or fuzzy systems
  • Logic and constraint programming
  • Ambient intelligence
  • Planning and scheduling
  • Multi agent systems
  • Data mining
  • Case-based reasoning
  • Machine learning
  • Human-machine interfaces


Possible Application Areas:

  • Transport logistics
  • Production planning and control
  • Assembly and disassembly
  • Process modeling and monitoring
  • Process planning
  • Intelligent manufacturing systems
  • Production Scheduling
  • Inventory organization and optimization
  • Automated inspection and quality control Supply chain management Traffic control and management ...

Submitted papers must be in PDF format and follow the IJCAI style guidelines. Technical papers must not exceed a length of 6 pages. For submitting your paper, please use the Easychair online submission system.

The paper submission deadline is April 4.

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