Find out more about the benefits of participating in KTP as a

Unique three-way collaborations
that power innovation

For over 40 years, Knowledge Transfer Partnerships (KTPs) having been helping companies big and small innovate for growth.

They do this by connecting organisations who have an innovation idea with the expertise to help deliver it. Right now around 800 organisations, 100 university departments and over 800 graduates are involved in KTPs – collaborative, three-way partnerships that create positive impact and drive innovation.

Each KTP is project managed by a KTP Associate – a talented graduate or post graduate. See current vacancies here.

The KTP programme is now complemented by the new Management KTP (mKTP), designed to introduce transformational change through expanded management capability. Find out more here.

The KTP Best of the Best Awards are an annual celebration of the very best KTP partnerships. Finalists have just been announced in all six categories of the 2020 Awards, and winners will be announced on 9 September.

 

KTPs ARE TRUE PARTNERSHIPS, DESIGNED TO BENEFIT ALL THREE PARTNERS:

A suitably qualified graduate (known as the Associate)

Lead change, deliver innovation and apply academic knowledge to a real world challenge

A university or research organisation

Create business-relevant teaching, research and publishing opportunities

A UK business or not for profit organisation

Drive innovation, increase productivity and improve business performance

Insights

08 July
2020

KTP Best of the Best Awards 2020 - Finalists Announced!

The waiting is over! Today the Finalists of all six categories of the KTP Best of the Best Awards are revealed. The spotlight can now…

News
08 July
2020

Management KTP - KTP funding opportunity to expand management capability

Title: Webinar outlines funding opportunity and benefits of Management Knowledge Transfer Partnerships for businesses Date: Friday 24th July Time: 10.00am - 11.00am Register for the webinar…

Future Innovator Finalist
05 July
2020

KTP Associate introduces new methodologies for innovative New Product Development

New consumer product helps counter potential health issue caused by iodine deficiency KTP Associate Elle Perschke  Company British Salt University The University of Manchester  Funding…

Future Innovator Finalist
02 July
2020

KTP Associate pushes battery electrode material to new limits

Key innovation leads to enhanced energy storage KTP Associate: Declan Bryans Company: Mersen UK University: University of Strathclyde The Project Mersen is a global expert…



what they say

Phil Goddard
Business

Knowledge Transfer Partnerships were not really on my radar but when I found out more about them I realized it was the precise mechanism we needed to realize our innovation goals.  It has transformed our business, taking us in to new markets and bringing in fresh thinking and capability which has made us much better able to develop the kind of ideas which will expand our business for years to come.” 

CEO, CSols Ltd

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