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.

Andy Curtis

Our Digital Economy Expert

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Current Digital Economy funding opportunities

Innovation Loans Future Economy Competition – Round 4

Opens: 09/06/2022 Closes: 13/07/2022

UK registered businesses can apply for loans for innovative projects with strong commercial potential to significantly improve the UK economy.

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VocTech Seed Grant Fund 2022

Opens: 15/06/2022 Closes: 13/07/2022

VocTech Seed is a test bed, supporting the development of new ideas that use digital tools and approaches to transform how people gain skills for work. They fund projects that are at a relatively early stage, helping to prototype ideas and work out the next…

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Digital Business Meetup - Artificial Intelligence
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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