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Knowledge Transfer Network bridges the gaps within the UK Manufacturing sector.

Manufacturing at the Knowledge Transfer Network

The Knowledge Transfer Network’s Manufacturing team helps manufacturers to innovate, and innovators to manufacture. This includes, in particular, helping manufacturers to improve their processes (eg. via digital or additive manufacturing). We do this by connecting – to the right partners and the right funding channels from Innovate UK and other funding sources.

We are driven by the needs of the individual manufacturer and make these connections on an impartial basis, based upon great subject knowledge allied with unparalleled knowledge of the innovation landscape in the UK and abroad. We put these industrial engagements to good use informing national and regional strategies and initiatives such as the Industrial Strategy Challenge Fund and the Smart Specialisation Hub.

If you need help with innovation in your manufacturing business or manufacturing process, please contact our Manufacturing Team:

Ben Peace – Head of Manufacturing
Nicole Ballantyne – KTM Manufacturing
Abigail Hird – KTM Manufacturing
Kevin Hallas – KTM Manufacturing

Key programmes within the core manufacturing team are 4Manufacturing and the Additive Manufacturing Special Interest Group.

We also work closely with all the other specialist KTN teams (including those that look after particular sectors and enabling technologies), and our Special Interest Groups.

You can also keep up to date with news, funding and events across the sector by signing up to our newsletter, connecting with the KTN Manufacturing group on LinkedIn or following KTN Manufacturing on Twitter.

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