£25m KTP funding boost

Posted by rmt22 at Jan 17, 2019 03:31 PM |
Find out how you could get a share of the £25 million Knowledge Transfer Partnership funding boost to improve business productivity.

The government has announced a further £25 million investment into Knowledge Transfer Partnerships (KTP) to boost business productivity, as well as innovation. The uplift is expected to fund an additional 200 KTP projects this year, enabling academics and businesses to develop their ideas into live projects.

The Leicester Innovation Hub is running a session on how to take advantage of the extra KTP funding as part of their Free Cake Friday event on 25 January. This free event is open to academics and businesses - register your interest here.

What is a KTP?

An innovation project lasting one-three years which aims to develop new products, processes or services. The project is a three-way partnership between a business, a university and a graduate, enabling businesses to innovate by accessing new skills and the latest academic thinking.

Further information

For further information on KTP or to talk through project ideas, please contact Mr Benoit Welch, Knowledge Exchange Executive on 0116 252 5864 or bpw6@le.ac.uk.

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