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Find markets. Find solutions. Find funding. Innovation Fridays

When and Where

  • Date: 28 February 2020
  • Start & End Time: 11:00 am - 12:30 pm
  • Location: Leicester City

Address: University of Leicester, Innovation Hub. 128 Regent Road, Leicester, LE1 7PA

Event Details

Innovation Week 2020

The UK Government has allocated over £4Billion for Innovation Funding. Find out how the Knowledge Transfer Network can help bring networks together and navigate the landscape for innovation support initiatives for the benefit businesses.

Join us for an engaging session to better understand how the KTN help companies to find collaborators, develop networks and support funding applications in to Innovate UK.

The Knowledge Transfer Network is the UK’s innovation network. We bring together business, entrepreneurs, academics and funders to develop new products, processes and services.

We can help you develop ideas, expertise and technologies, that have the potential to be world-beating products. Central to what we do is the building of meaningful collaborations, networks and funding.

The KTN helps larger companies to engage with SME’s to jointly develop new products and introduce cross sectorial innovations to increase the UKs speed in developing new products.

The speakers include:

·         Introduction to the KTN

Tim Messeder, Knowledge Transfer Manager, Agri-food.

·         How KTN helps businesses to innovate, find funding and the Innovation Exchange Program

John Ransford, KTN, Knowledge Transfer Manager, Energy.

·         Knowledge Transfer Partnerships, help businesses to access world class academics and deliver commercial value through innovation                                                 

Kamran Hussein, KTN, Knowledge Transfer Adviser.

·         Opsec KTP.  Their story

Robert Renton, Opsec, Optical Development Director

Garry Mudd, Opsec, KTP Associate

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