About KTN

The Knowledge Transfer Network (KTN) is the UK’s innovation network. It brings together businesses, entrepreneurs, academics and funders to develop new products, processes and services.

Working with large and small companies, government agencies, research organisations, tech hubs, startups, public funding bodies, venture capitalists and private investors, KTN has built a unique network that helps enterprising people and companies reach their full potential.

Established and funded by Innovate UK to foster better collaboration between science, creativity and business, KTN has specialist teams covering all sectors of the economy — from defence to the digital economy, the built environment to biotechnology. KTN has helped thousands of businesses secure funding to drive innovation — and it continues supporting them throughout their business cycle to see that investment through to success.

In addition to running a number of Special Interest Groups, KTN has established communities in the following areas:

  • Agri-food
  • Biotechnology
  • Built environment
  • Chemistry
  • Creative, digital and design
  • Defence and security
  • Electronics, sensors and photonics
  • Energy
  • Health
  • ICT and industrial mathematics
  • Materials and nanotechnology
  • Space
  • Sustainability and resource efficiency
  • Transport

To find out more about KTN and the latest support available for innovators and pioneering companies visit: ktn-uk.co.uk


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