Knowledge Transfer Network (KTN)

The Knowledge Transfer Network’s (KTN) main aim is to help industry in the UK to access, from a single source, the knowledge base in science, engineering and manufacturing, thereby enabling those industries to innovate faster and more successfully. Working with large and small companies, government agencies and research organisations, with technology hubs and start-ups, public funding bodies, Venture Capitalists and private investors, KTN has built a unique network that helps enterprising people and companies reach the full potential of their innovative capabilities.

KTN is funded by the UK government has a remit to deliver programmes on behalf of the government at a national level. KTN has strong links to government departments, in particular the Department for Business, Energy, and Industrial Strategy (BEIS) and its activities have a national reach.

KTN has specialist teams covering all significant sectors of the economy, from aerospace and transport to the creative industries, the built environment to biotechnology and robotics. KTN’s expertise in connecting sectors, disciplines and skills with the right collaborations and business approach is what helps unlock the tremendous hidden value in people and companies. The KTN has more than 60,000 members across all industries and technologies.

Contact: David Gardner