Knowledge Transfer Partnership (KTP)
Could your business benefit from the knowledge to be found in the Department of Materials Science and Engineering?
Knowledge Transfer Partnerships is a UK-wide Technology Strategy Board Programme, enabling innovation in business.
The overall aim of the KTP is to help businesses make a step change in an area that they have identified as a high priority. Within the KTP, designed to help you access expertise and bring it into your business, you will work in partnership with our academics to define your project and to recruit someone, A KTP Associate initially for the duration of the KTP project, with the expertise and qualifications to carry it out.
The government will fund part of the cost of working with the Department in a partnership that has the potential to significantly increase your profitability.
Who can take part?
From manufacturing to design, sustainability to marketing; any business sector, including third sector and public sector organisations can take part. Businesses of all sizes, from micro businesses to large enterprises, can take part.
Why partnership with academia?
What type of projects can be conducted?
Experts in our department can help you to increase your profitability by:
What's in it for your business?
Who gets involved:
Win - Win - Win
Find out more
For more detailed information about the KTP Programmeplease visit the dedicated Technology Strategy Board (TSB) website - KTP Online Portal
Alternatively, you are welcome to contact one of our academic or research staff relevant to your area of business. You will find the list of staff in the main menu, or you can search our research centres for a most adequate team.