Knowledge Transfer Networks (KTN's)

KTN is the UK's innovation network. It brings together business, entrepreneurs, academics and funders to develop new products, processes and services:

Biosciences - Serving the Agriculture, Food and Industrial Bioscience Sectors.

Built Environment - Aims to increase the exploitation of innovation in the built environment for demonstrated business benefit.

Chemistry - Driving Innovation and Value for the chemistry-using industries.

Creative, Digital & Design. - Bringing together innovators in the creative industries.

Defence and Security - Seeking both to improve the flow of knowledge between the UK's civil, defence and security communities identifying new opportunities for technology exploitation.

Electronics, Sensors, Photonics - Aims to be a beacon for successful wealth creation from knowledge.

Energy at KTN - Together accelerating to a sustainable energy future.

Forensic Science - FoSci SIG was set up with the primary purpose of enabling closer networking and better communication between all forensic science stakeholders for improved R&D.

HealthTech and Medicines - Building a Healthy Nation through Business Innovation.

ICT - Creating a competitive advantage for the UK by facilitating knowledge exchange on Information and Communications Technologies and accelerating innovation.

Industrial Mathematics - Companies generally don't make the most of mathematics, even though it can illuminate almost every business decision. Do you want to do more to exploit the power of mathematics? 

Materials - The Materials Community aims to bring together the materials supply chain to accelerate innovation, improve global competitiveness and sustainability.

Nanotechnology - The KTN Ltd's Nanotechnology Community.

Space - Connecting the spectrum of activities across the Space Innovation and Growth Strategy with existing communities, to foster a space community spanning government, industry and academia.

Sustainability & Resource Efficiency - Helping UK enterprises large & small to innovate and compete globally, based on sustainability & resource efficiency drivers and opportunities.

Transport - Seeking innovative business opportunities from greater intermodal transport.