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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Smart, Green and Integrated Transport calls is now open

The Partner Search tool for 2014 & 2015 Smart, Green and Integrated Transport calls is now open.

Submission procedure is similar to previous years. A set of documents is provided through this link (click here).

The areas covered are: -

Call "Mobility for Growth"

  • RAIL
  • ROAD
  • Call "Green Vehicles"
  • Call "Small Business and Fast Track Innovation for Transport"

Please remember about Important Notice on the First Horizon 2020 Work Programme provided in the official WP, stating that:

"This Work Programme covers 2014 and 2015. Due to the launching phase of Horizon 2020, parts of the Work Programme that relate to 2015 (topics, dates, budget) are provided at this stage on an indicative basis only. Such Work Programme parts will be decided during 2014."

Completed forms are to be returned to Mr Mikołaj Pyczak.

All submissions will be pre-checked for completeness of data and uploaded to the website, under the relevant call topics of interest provided in the profile and/or project idea forms.


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