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Creative Industries

The KTN Creative team helps organisations interested in innovation in the Creative Industries to access funding, expert knowledge and to make powerful and diverse connections.

We can help you take the next step by connecting you with the right funding, people and expertise. 

Our people have a deep expertise and work with a wide range of companies who are developing new technologies, platforms, products and solutions that enable the Creative Industries to thrive. These companies are innovating in the areas of production, creation, distribution and sales of creative content. They are improving workflows and ways of doing things, enabling inspiring media and content to be produced and sold across the globe.The kind of Creative industries companies we work with are developing new technologies for use in sectors like Broadcast, Streaming and Film, VFX, Immersive and VR, Games, Live Events. They are utilising technologies such as AI, IoT, Machine Vision, fast 5G and telecoms tech, cybersecurity and online safety technologies, advanced projection and lighting, smart and green fabrication and manufacturing

The Creative Industries team will help you find out about opportunities for the sector including funding. We’ll also support you when applying for funding so you maximise your change for success. We’ll identify partners best suited to your needs from our network of innovators, across sectors and technology areas.

By helping connect organisations and people across all sectors, we help shape the future and build a better and stronger innovation system. 

Our current focus in this area

Immerse UK

Immerse UK brings together industry, researchers and research organisations, the public sector, entrepreneurs, innovators and end-users to support the UK in becoming the global leader in applications of immersive technologies: high-end visualisation, virtual, mixed, and augmented reality, haptics and other sensory interfaces with data.

Funding Opportunities

UFO (Small Flying Objects) call for proposals

UFO is seeking collaborative projects (of 2 or more SMEs) to develop innovative products and services by integrating new embedded technology solutions in the Small Flying Objects (SFO) area i.e. Smallsats, Drones and High Altitude platform systems

Opens: 27/11/2020 Closes: 18/02/2021

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KTN Innovation Exchange challenge - technologies to be adapted in public spaces in a post-Covid world

KTN is working with the Department for International Trade to help the Indian government open up the Indian markets to the capability of using technology for safer public space operation.

Opens: 18/12/2020 Closes: 12/02/2021

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Events

Thu
21
May
2020

The Future of Work in VR: Training the Next Workforce

16.00 - 18.00 | Online

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Fri
2
Oct
2020

Material and Manufacturing Challenges in making Fashion sustainable?

10.00 - 15.00 | Online

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Fri
23
Oct
2020

Future Flight Fridays: Immersive Technology

12.00 - 13.00 | Online

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News

04.08.2020

Digital Economy and Creative Industries funding round-up

Find out about the latest funding calls of relevance to the digital & creative industries. Last updated 16th December 2020.

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18.12.2020

No longer the stuff of science fiction, quantum technologies will be integral to everyday life

KTN were proud delivery partners for the UK National Quantum Technologies Showcase 2020. We run through the highlights of a truly inspirational day.

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