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The Waterline Summit 2023 - What are Knowledge Transfer Partnerships (KTPs)?

14th November 2023
12:00am - 12:00am
Aura Innovation Centre, HU13 0GD
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KTP is a nationally funded business support programme that promotes business innovation. It’s been running since 1975 and has supported more than 14,000 businesses to drive innovation and improve company performance. It has lasted this long because it works and is seeing its budget increase to support more projects this year.

KTP’s work by providing academic support and funding to businesses (both large and small), Charities and Public Sector Organisations to resolve strategic problems or deliver significant opportunities by utilising innovative thinking and technologies to create new and improved products, processes, or services. They also provide an excellent route to recruit good quality staff in the form of Associates who are recently qualified graduates or post-graduates in a relevant discipline, recruited to act as project managers on each partnership.


Business leaders joined representatives from The University of Hull to find out more about KTPs and the opportunities to business.

Speakers included:-

This was a very focussed session with some useful information and takeaways for all who attended.

There is more information about KTPs at the University of Hull at KTPs at the University of Hull

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