School of Mathematics, Statistics and Physics

Knowledge Transfer Partnerships

Knowledge Transfer Partnerships (KTPs)

The government's Knowledge Transfer Partnerships (KTP) scheme provides funding for projects between UK universities and businesses.

Find out about the benefits of KTPs, available funding, eligibility and next steps here.

KTPs led by our School

The School's Industrial Statistics Research Unit (ISRU) has led a number of successful KTPs in recent years, including projects with ADL Smartcare, Enzen Global and Royston Diesel Power.

Read more about our partnerships

Enzen Global

Enzen Global provide utilities industries (including gas, water, and electricity) with IT solutions. Through data analytics and data mining research conducted with Newcastle University, Enzen have:

  • invested in a “Knowledge Studio”
  • developed a new data analytics capability
  • delivered some statistical analysis based projects for customers

The work has led to economic, commercial, services and societal impacts. KTP Case Study - Enzen


Royston sell, supply, install and maintain diesel engines and generators. To make best use of the massive amount of data generated by their “enginei” product, Royston collaborated on this interdisciplinary KTP with Newcastle University’s School of Marine Science and Technology, and Industrial Statistics Research Unit.

As a result of the KTP, Royston have embedded within their business the capability to perform data analyticsKTP Case Study - Royston

ADL Smartcare Ltd

ADL Smartcare Ltd  provide systems to support the provision of assistive technology. These systems help maximise the physical independence of older people at home. ADL worked with Newcastle University to improve their services using data analysis and mining techniques. KTP Case Study - ADL

Further information on KTPs can be found on our central website.