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Digital Economy

The Digital Economy covers all business activity that’s enabled by digital technologies. This includes a wide range of activity across any sectors.

The Digital team at KTN helps UK based companies to grow through the development and commercialisation of new solutions. These products and services often go on to transform the way we live our lives and do global business.

Our trusted experts help businesses to make powerful connections with other innovators, networks, partners, funding and collaborative opportunities. We work closely with other teams at KTN such as manufacturing, AI and Robotics, as well as transport.

We also work on international programmes designed to open new markets and territories for businesses, helping to build a better and stronger innovation system.

Our people have deep expertise in new and emerging technology sectors such a s IoT, AI, Immersive Tech, Cybersecurity, 5G and telecoms.

Click here to see all open funding opportunities in the Digital sector.

Our Digital Economy Expert

Andy Curtis

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Funding Opportunities

Made Smarter Innovation: Sustainable Smart Factory

UK registered businesses and organisations can apply for a share of up to £20m for digital innovation projects that will improve the resource efficiency and energy efficiency of manufacturing processes in factories.

Opens: 01/11/2021 Closes: 26/01/2022

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Cabinet Office Border Innovation Hub: Ecosystem of Trust Pilot

Through this pilot, border agencies will work with industry to create a broad, end-to-end pilot, to definitively test whether new capabilities across supply chain security and technology, providing greater assurance of goods crossing the border, can unlock world-leading Trusted Trader schemes and develop further simplified customs declaration processes that are able to facilitate greater trade without jeopardising security.

Opens: 06/12/2021 Closes: 31/01/2022

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Recorded: 10th September

Digital Business Meetup - Artificial Intelligence

If you are an innovator looking for support to grow your business, join us for our online information and networking events.

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News

19.01.2022

CyberASAP 2022/23 funding competition details released

Academics in Cyber Security – apply for a share of up to £800,000 to commercialise your research

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07.01.2022

Cyber Innovation Series 2021/22: CyberSignature

In the first of the Cyber Innovation series for the CyberASAP 2021/22 academic cohort, we take a look at CyberSignature. This group of researchers and academics are from Edge Hill University and their project focuses on preventing the theft of personal information at checkout when you buy anything online, through machine learning techniques.

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