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 open: Future Aviation Security Solutions

The Department for Transport has launched a new competition aimed at supporting projects around improving aviation security.

DEADLINE: Midnight 22nd August 2016

The call has the following features:

  • Aimed at SME’s, academics and other research organisations
  • £30,000 project size
  • 3-month project duration
  • Projects can be:
  1. Prototype development
  2. Proof of Concept
  3. Feasibility
  • TRL 2-4

SCOPE

Improving security for:

  • Passengers
  • Airport and airline staff
  • Hand luggage
  • Hold luggage
  • Cargo
  • In flight suppliers
  • Fuel

Download the call document here to read more on the scope and exclusions.

Find out more about this call and download the application form the DfT website

The Q&A webinar for this competition is on Wednesday 27th July 2016 12:30-13:30. Register here to join the webinar. 

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