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. WINNERS were announced in all six categories of the 2020 Awards at our immersive Virtual Event on Wednesday 9 September at 4pm! Find out who won and watch videos of our Future Innovator finalists here.

 

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

23 October
2020

Find your latest KTP Associate Job - Knowledge Transfer Partnership

Your job search made easy! Here's a list of the latest KTP Associate vacancies this week. Supercharge your career on a transformational project with the…

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15 October
2020

New KTP gets under the skin of pet health

Vet-tech specialist, Vet-AI, has welcomed two senior academics from the University of Leeds to its fast-growing team as it takes its revolutionary Joii app to…

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08 October
2020

Law Firm enters KTP with University of Essex to develop pricing tool

A KTP has been established between legal firm Stephenson Harwood LLP and the School of Computer Science and Electronic Engineering at the University of Essex…

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01 October
2020

KTP Company wins 4 Top Awards at Major Trade Event

New Product Success for Innovative Welsh Company Currently engaged in a Knowledge Transfer Partnership (KTP) with Cardiff Metropolitan University, family-run Zest 4 Leisure, part of…



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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