Discover what effective knowledge transfer and open innovation can do for your business.
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"Open innovation is a paradigm that assumes that firms can and should use external ideas as well as internal ideas, and internal and external paths to market, as the firms look to advance their technology."

Harvard Business School

_connect is an initiative from the UK's Technology Strategy Board with the singular aim of making open innovation happen.

The networks on _connect are home to some of UK Industry's brightest minds, and they are waiting to collaborate on their next exciting projects.

Join _connect and see what open innovation can do for your business.

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Wed 12 Dec 2018

Finance Claims on _Connect

Dec 12 / 09:00 until Dec 24 / 17:00

We have been informed that the issues regarding submitting claims on _connect have been resolved...

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Wed 12 Dec 2018

Close 12th December 2018

09:00 until 17:00

Today's competition closes at 12 noon. If you experience any issues regarding your applicaitons...

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Tue 11 Dec 2018

_connect Problems


Thank you for your patience whilst we resolved the issues with _Connect. The system is now...

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Mon 03 Sep 2018

KTP Applications - 19th September competition close

Sep 03 / 09:00 until Sep 19 / 13:00

We are expecting another busy competition with over 100 applications. Please don't leave it...

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Tue 03 Jul 2018

July 4th Close


We are expecting a large number of applications in the 4th July close, which will inevitably put...

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