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Knowledge Transfer Partnerships (KTP) is an Innovate UK funding scheme. The programme supports innovative collaboration between the UK's universities and businesses.

KTP projects allow academics to apply their research in a commercial setting.

Benefit to the Academic

The benefits of KTP are wide ranging. They provide you with the opportunity to:

  • Build rewarding relationships with industrial contacts
  • Lead research with real world impact
  • Identify new research themes
  • Deliver high quality publications
  • Build commercial awareness
  • Develop industry-relevant teaching material
  • Contribute to REF Impact Case studies

Dedicated Support

Newcastle University offers dedicated KTP support. Our team will help you transform your collaborative idea into a funded project. The services we provide include:

  • Help with writing the application
  • Full administrative support for the duration of the KTP
  • Support with the final report process

We have a 90% success rate of obtaining funding once the KTP reaches application stage. 

Next Steps

If you have an idea for a KTP project, we can check its suitability and help you put together the application.