We’re delighted to announce the finalists for this year’s Innovate UK KTP Awards.

This year we’ll shine a light on the tremendous impact of the programme, not only on the people and organisations involved but at the broader societal level. In an effort to promote more of KTP, we have also decided to expand the award categories to seven, meaning there will be more opportunities to shine at the 2022 awards ceremony.

The KTP Awards recognise the people and partnerships behind the UK’s most inspiring and successful KTP projects. Highlighting these outstanding partnerships is just the tip of the iceberg, with more than 800 inspiring collaborations currently happening across the country.

If you want to attend the awards virtually or apply to join us in person, you can register here.

Best Knowledge Transfer Partnership Award

  • Cirdan Ltd – Queen’s University Belfast – Jonathan Armstrong
  • Partnership Medical Ltd – Aston University – Thien Duong
  • Techbuyer – University of East London – Nour Rteil

Technical Excellence Award

  • IGS Ltd – James Hutton Institute – Elliot Erskin
  • inov-8 – The University of Manchester – Nadiim Domun
  • South West Water – University of Exeter – Joshua Myrans

Business Impact and Transformation Award

  • Axial3D – Ulster University – Luke Donnelly
  • Johnson Test Papers Ltd – University of Wolverhampton – Caitlin Forster
  • SC Group-Global – University of Exeter – Matthew Harvey

Changing The World Award

  • Network 2 Supplies – Coventry University – Mahsa Baniasadi
  • Royal Horticultural Society – Cranfield University – Janet Manning
  • W & J Knox Ltd – Abertay University – Ryan Ganfield

KTP Academic of the Year

  • Dr Mohammed Yaseen, ACS Clothing Limited, University of the West of Scotland
  • Dr Faiyaz Doctor, Mediterranean Shipping Company, University of Essex
  • Professor Berthold Lausen, Profusion Media Ltd, University of Essex

Best Knowledge Base KTP Support Team

  • University of Brighton
  • University of Essex
  • University of West of Scotland

Future Leader Award

  • Beth Wilson, Harris Tweed Hebrides, Robert Gordon University
  • Calum McCormack, Aggreko, Glasgow Caledonian University
  • Catherine Campbell, Acheson & Glover, Queen’s University Belfast
  • Chuan Liu, Motor Design Limited, University of Nottingham
  • Edward Blissitt, Motive Offshore Group, The University of Aberdeen
  • Emmanuel I. Epelle, ACS Clothing Limited, University of the West of Scotland
  • Harsh Shah, East Midlands Chamber (Derbyshire, Nottinghamshire, Leicestershire), De Montfort University
  • Jacob Mitchell, SPTS Technologies Ltd, Swansea University
  • Joshua Green, James Robinson Specialty Ingredients, University of Manchester
  • Juliette Farrell, Elite Bedding Company Ltd , University of Strathclyde
  • Kate Turley, Chroma Lighting, Ulster University
  • Lulu Qu, Judge Sampson, University of Brighton
  • Matthew Ellison, Arktis Endurance Textiles, University of Lincoln
  • Matthew Holland, Innerva, Manchester Metropolitan University
  • Matt Maufe, Filament AI, University of Warwick
  • Max Nentwich, Cambridge Vacuum Engineering, Cranfield University
  • Nour Rteil, Techbuyer, University of East London
  • Qiong Bu, Fitfactory Innovations Ltd, University of Liverpool
  • Sara Bru Garcia, The Together Agency, University of Nottingham
  • Sneha Parajuli, SDG Construction Ltd, Queen’s University Belfast
  • Tania Farhat, Unibrak Limited – Trading as AV Unibrak, The University of Manchester

Innovate UK KTP Awards 2022

The ceremony will happen on Wednesday the 12th of October, in-person (in Liverpool) and online. If you do wish to attend in person and network with other attendees, please express your interest to do so when you register, and the team will be in touch.

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