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About KTN

The Future. Faster.

Find markets. Find solutions. Find funding.

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.

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The Knowledge Transfer Network specialises in cross-sector collaboration and our team of innovation experts can connect you to our network of business, academics and other innovation support providers

Connecting with KTN can lead you to potential partners, horizon-expanding events, bespoke support and innovation insights relevant to your needs.

Read our Events Customer Charter here.

We work with a variety of funders to contribute to UK growth through innovation.

Read our 2016-2017 annual report here.

Read our 2017-2018 annual report here.

Read our 2018-2019 annual report here.


KTN's Board

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.

Board Members:

Dr David Lawrence, Chairman
Julia Brown
Prof. Nick Lieven
Dr Iain Roche
Dr Ruth Mallors-Ray
Richard Judge
Roya Croudace