Creative, Digital & Design Knowledge Transfer Network

The Knowledge Transfer Network's Creative, Digital and Design Community supports the UK's creative, digital and design industries to exploit the potential of existing and emerging technologies as a driver for product and service innovation. 

The primary function of the Creative, Digital and Design Community is to act as an interface between Innovate UK and creative, digital and design organisations, and thus their programme of work is closely aligned to Innovate UK's strategic priorities as set out in their 'Creative Industries Strategy 2013-16.'

This KTN communicates and promotes policies, priorities and funding opportunities and also plays an important role in informing the design of programmes to ensure they fully reflect the changing characteristics and needs of business across the sector.


  • undertakes a broad range of activities to support business and innovators across the creative, digital and design industries.
  • organises and host a number of high-profile national and international events including industry conferences, round tables and workshops as well as supporting and sponsoring other events organised by key partners within the sector.
  • trusted web platform is a source of up-to-date information for both events and funding opportunities for the UK's creative, digital and design businesses.
  • publishes reports and regular articles relating to current trends, innovation projects and issues impacting on the wider landscape. 

As a member of our community you will automatically receive a biweekly newsletter highlighting events, latest funding information and an overview of recent posts from the blog.