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Knowledge Transfer Partnerships (KTPs)

Knowledge Transfer Partnerships (KTPs)

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

A KTP addresses a business’ core strategic needs by identifying innovative solutions. KTP delivers significant increased profitability for business partners by generating:

  • increased sales
  • access to new markets
  • competitive advantage


Latest News: Partnership to help housing association residents influence services

The two-year partnership has secured funding worth £129,000 as part of a Knowledge Transfer Partnership (KTP) - believed to be the largest awarded to any housing association in northern England Published 11 July 2018.

Other News: Newcastle University and Seven Stories partnership wins THELMA award

Newcastle University picked up the Knowledge Exchange / Transfer Initiative of the Year trophy last night (22nd June 2017) at this year’s THE Leadership and Management Awards.