We are pleased to announce that the KTP Capacity Building (CB) Competition for Knowledge Bases is now open and will close at midday on Wednesday 26th October 2022. This scheme is being jointly delivered by Innovate UK and Innovate UK KTN.

Apply for the KTP Capacity Building Application here.




The KTP Capability Building competition is aimed at increasing the capability of organisations in the UK Knowledge Base (Higher Education, Further Education, Research and Technology Organisations, and UK Catapult Centres) to participate in the Innovate UK Knowledge Transfer Partnership (KTP) scheme.

The KTP CB competition will support applications of up to a grant total of £35,000. Only one application may be submitted by each eligible Knowledge Base (KB).


Grant Summary


Briefing Webinar – Recording

We hosted a webinar briefing on Wednesday 28th September, the webinar provided delegates with information on the competition. Please find the attached slides of the webinar presentation here.

You can download a copy of the briefing webinar presentation slides here.

How to apply

All applications must be submitted on the KTP Capacity Building Competition platform. Please note that KTA support is not required prior to making the KTP CB competition application submission.

Download a copy of the KTP Capacity Building Competition PDF Application Form.

You can apply for the competition via the link below:



Competition Date

Open – Midday on 5th October 2022

Close – Midday on 26th October 2022


Competition Guidance

For more information please read the Competition Guidance document.



Attached is an FAQ document with answered questions to support your application.

Please consult this document in the first instance if there is anything you are unsure about. In the event that you have any outstanding queries, please contact ktpquestions@iuk.ukri.org. Note that we will endeavour to ensure that your query is addressed via the FAQ document here and may not respond directly to individual queries.