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Knowledge Transfer Network Limited

The Knowledge Transfer Network (KTN) was established to foster better collaboration between science, creativity and business, the KTN has specialist teams covering all sectors across the economy. The KTN has helped thousands of businesses secure funding to drive innovation and supports them through their business cycle to see the investment turn into success.

KTN is a highly networked community that is extensively involved in UK innovation and wealth creation and one of its roles is to be an independent and influential voice of the electronics, sensors and photonics community to the EU, UK Central government, Innovate UK, Research Councils and whatever other organisations it is relevant to engage with. Through its Photonics group the KTN works in partnership with the UK’s photonics clusters and develops initiatives and programmes to stimulate innovation and growth in UK photonics.

The KTN delivers many events in the UK and also on an international level and is keen to be involved in projects that allow opportunities to foster new collaborations to spark innovation and business growth.

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

Established by Innovate UK to build better links between science, creativity and business, the Knowledge Transfer Network has specialist teams covering all significant sectors of the economy, from defence and aerospace to the creative industries, the built environment to biotechnology and robotics. Our 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.