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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Meet the buyers - marine supply chain conference 20-21 March

A unique chance to network

With leading UK companies including: 

  • Sunseeker,
  • Princess,
  • Fairline,
  • Sealine,
  • Oyster,
  • Discovery Yachts,
  • Rustler Yachts,
  • Gunfleet Marine,
  • Marine Specialised Technology,
  • Buckie Shipyard and
  • the RNLI

attending the event as buyers, this 2 day conference will offer real business opportunities to suppliers.  

The event starts with a networking evening on the 20th March, and the meet-the-buyer sessions run on the 21st.

Who should attend?

Whether you're a large or a small organisation, attendance at this event will provide you with a chance to speak directly with the people that matter in a professional and relaxed environment. 

Arranging such meetings takes time and effort, and here in a single day, several meetings will be possible plus a great networking environment starting the night before, where you can build contacts and business relationships.

Further information

For booking details and more information please visit the British Marine Federation website

For further information contact Claire Westbrook (cwestbrook@britishmarine.co.uk tel: 01784 223638) or Adrian Waddams (adrian.waddams@transportktn.org tel: 01784 223727). 

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