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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

Charlotte Thompson

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Funding Opportunities

KTN-iX challenge: Digital Tools for the Built Environment

Through this iX challenge, EQUANS, part of the ENGIE Group, is looking for SME’s with innovative tools for the built environment who are interested in corporate strategic investment, with innovations across energy, mobility and infrastructure that enable smarter and greener places. Alongside technical innovations, EQUANS is interested in educational tools that help to promote behavioural change in communities, supporting democratisation in achieving decarbonisation.

Opens: 06/07/2021 Closes: 30/09/2021

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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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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

02.07.2021

New £30 million competition launches to make UK a pioneer in building 5G networks

A DCMS open competition to incentivise industry to create new products and services to unlock the full potential of Open RAN.

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16.06.2021

Cybersecurity innovations selected for next stage of commercialisation

A diverse range of cybersecurity ideas tackle growing cyber threats via CyberASAP, a unique, pre-seed programme led by KTN, leading academics through all stages of the early commercialisation process and helping prepare them to start cybersecurity companies.

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