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The Knowledge Transfer Network (KTN) helps businesses get the best out of creativity, ideas and the latest discoveries, to strengthen the UK economy and improve people’s lives.
KTN is a network partner of Innovate UK.
KTN links 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 in-depth knowledge in all sectors with the ability to cross boundaries.
Industries supported by KTN
Explore the diverse range of UK industries supported by KTN.
Connecting with KTN can lead you to potential partners, horizon-expanding events, bespoke support and innovation insights relevant to your needs.
We work with a variety of funders to contribute to UK growth through innovation.
Find the Knowledge Transfer Network online:
KTN maintains a strong presence across social media and we manage a wide range of sector specific groups through LinkedIn:
AI for Services (NEW)
Bioscience & Biotechnology
Commercialising Graphene and other 2D Materials
Connected and Autonomous Vehicles (CAV)
Creative, Digital & Design
Defence and Security
Electronics, Sensors, Photonics
Future Infrastructure Systems
Nature Inspired Solutions (NEW)
Position, Navigation and Timing
Robotics, Automation & Artificial Intelligence (RAAI)
Sustainability & Resource Efficiency
Sustainable Aviation Fuel
The Internet of Things (IoT)
UK Additive Manufacturing
Our work is overseen by our Board, which supports us in setting overall objectives and direction. The Board meets 4 times a year.
For more information on the Board, please contact Jean Aligorgi.
Dr David Lawrence, Chairman
Sue Dunkerton OBE, interim Chief Executive
Catherine Callow, Company Secretary
Dr. Peter Finan
Prof. Nick Lieven
Dr. David Prest
Dr Iain Roche
Dr Ruth Mallors-Ray