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KTN uses deep sector expertise to make powerful connections across sectors, geographies and skill-sets to drive change through innovation.  These connections have never been more important as – globally and as the UK – we respond to the Covid-19 pandemic.


On this page we will provide signposting and updates that will be useful to our networks.  We will regularly update these so please bookmark the page.

KTN is ideally placed to work for the greater good.  We can bring together sectors to work on supply chain issues; our network can be a source of innovative solutions and approaches and KTN sits at the centre of this.  We will be highlighting calls for support across many different sectors and signposting National Contact Points and specific funding calls.



Whilst we all get used to new ways of working there are still funding calls and competitions operating.  KTN will continue to support these by signposting our network to them and by holding online briefing events.  It is vitally important to keep money coming into business and we will be updating our funding pages with new calls as well as highlighting existing competitions. Scroll through Covid-19 related funding calls at the bottom of this page.


Online events

We recognise the importance of face-to-face events and we know that you value these networking opportunities.  However, following the latest advice issued by the UK government, we understand that many people will not be travelling or attending our events in person.  For this reason, we’ll be moving the majority of these events and meetings online for the foreseeable future. KTN is exploring new ways of online working online to continue to provide the dissemination of information via online panels and Q&A sessions, opportunities for virtual pitching, in-webinar breakout rooms and 1-2-1 meetings.

More information on Covid-19 specific events can be found at the bottom of this page. Alternatively you can browse all KTN events online here


Signposting for businesses

There is a myriad of business support sites, government health resources, homeworking and wellness tips online. We’ve provided a round-up of some of the key ones here.



If you think you have solutions, resources or other ideas which can help tackle some of the effects of Covid-19, or need connecting with a specific sector, please get in touch with KTN and we will direct you to the teams working on solving some of these challenges. Email

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