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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.

Our Digital Economy Expert

Charlotte Thompson

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Funding Opportunities

Innovation continuity loans November 2020 - three strands

Innovate UK is offering up to £210 million in loans to small to medium enterprises (SMEs) and third sector organisations that have a challenge in continuing, completing or following on an innovation project. Loans are for organisations that find themselves facing a sudden shortage or even unavailability of funds resulting directly from the COVID-19 pandemic.

Opens: 06/11/2020 Closes: 13/01/2021

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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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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

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 18th November 2020.

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23.11.2020

Looking for investment to develop your start-up? Tap into the expertise of our network

Whether or not your start-up idea is in cyber security, our CyberASAP mentors have some valuable advice.

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