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Connecting for Positive Change

The world we live in faces ever-changing societal, environmental and economic challenges, which are felt regionally, nationally and also globally. At Innovate UK KTN our mission is to connect ideas, people and communities to respond to these challenges and drive positive change through innovation.

Our diverse connections span business, government, funders, research and the third sector.

If you are seeking business support, funding, or to be connected to a partner organisation, click here for our business support page.

If you are looking to work with Innovate UK KTN on a project as a commercial partner, click here to find out more about what we can offer to public and private sector clients.


Deep Expertise

We have wide ranging expertise and convene the expertise of others. Through our network of experts, we ensure ideas are shared across diverse sectors and communities, so that opportunities are identified for innovation.


Powerful Connections

We create powerful connections, with business at the heart of everything we do. We source and create powerful connections with potential partners, ensuring that the benefits of your new ideas are felt locally as well as nationally and globally.


Future Shaping

We shape the innovation communities of the future. We actively build communities around emerging innovations and sectors to prepare markets for the global opportunities and challenges ahead.


Our People

We have expertise across a whole range of skill sets and disciplines. Our people are experienced collaborators who are set up to understand your innovation project and connect you to our network of business, academics, funders and opportunities.

"We are establishing a network of innovators so powerful its ideas will change the world."

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KTN’s CEO responds to the BEIS Innovation Strategy

On Thursday 22 July, the Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy has published a new Innovation Strategy which it says will “ensure the UK keeps pace with the global innovation race.”

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KTN supporting The Carbon Trust on new phase of Industrial Energy Efficiency Accelerator

The Carbon Trust, with support from KTN and Jacobs, has been re-appointed to design and run the next phase of the UK government’s Industrial Energy Efficiency Accelerator (IEEA), launched by the Department for Business, Energy, and Industrial Strategy (BEIS).

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