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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

Horizon Europe Work Programme 2021-2022: Culture, Creativity and Inclusive Society - Cluster 2

Horizon Europe has a wide variety of open calls for culture, creativity and inclusive society, with closing dates in September 2021 or April 2022. Some of these also include AI, big data, digital tech, materials and health.

Opens: 19/07/2021 Closes: 06/04/2022

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EUREKA GlobalStars Taiwan digital industrial collaborations

UK registered organisations can apply for a share of up to £865,000 to develop collaborative innovation projects in partnership with organisations from participating EUREKA members and GlobalStars countries.

Opens: 13/09/2021 Closes: 15/12/2021

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Safety Tech Challenge Fund

The Safety Tech Challenge Fund will drive the development of innovative technologies that help keep children safe in end-to-end encrypted environments, without compromising user privacy. The UK Government is awarding five organisations up to £85,000 each to prototype and evaluate innovative ways in which sexually explicit images or videos of children can be detected and addressed within end-to-end encrypted environments.

Opens: 08/09/2021 Closes: 06/10/2021

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Digital Connectivity Infrastructure Accelerator

DCIA will allocate up to £4 million of funding to pilots which support the implementation of digital asset management solutions for mapping and brokerage of publicly owned assets for use in the rollout of wireless communication networks.

Opens: 09/09/2021 Closes: 18/11/2021

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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

06.08.2021

Innovate UK Immersive Technologies Global Expert Mission to South Korea

The Immersive Technologies Expert Mission travelled to South Korea in April 2021. KTN share the information and insights gathered during the delegation’s time there.

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28.09.2021

Young Innovators Success Stories: Ben Bowler, Founder, Indie

Serial innovator Ben Bowler is on a mission to revolutionise how the music industry uses cutting-edge AI technology to support the next-generation of creators.

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