Knowledge Transfer Partnerships (KTP) is a leading programme from Innovate UK to help businesses improve their competitiveness, productivity and performance through capturing and using knowledge, technology and skills that reside within the UK’s Universities. It is a great way to gain funding to engage in strategic industrial partnerships that will benefit both your academic career and help meet the strategic objectives of RGU.
In addition to the annual KTP budget of £36million, Innovate UK are providing an additional £25m of funding over the next three years aimed specifically for Business Productivity projects.
Come along on Thursday 25th April at 2.30pm, Room H234 to hear how you can benefit from being involved with KTP projects from our local Knowledge Transfer Adviser, the North of Scotland KTP Centre as well as colleagues in RGU who have been involved with recent KTP projects.
2.30pm Opening Introduction
2.35pm Introduction to Knowledge Transfer Projects: Dr Ian Heywood, Knowledge Transfer Adviser for North Scotland
3.00pm The Strategic and Institutional importance of KTPs for RGU: Professor John Harper, Principal, RGU
3.15pm Why you should consider a KTP : Dr Alison Reith, KTP Development Offier
3.45pm The KTP process within RGU : Emma Craig, KTP Centre Administrator
4.00pm RGU Case Study
4.15pm Q & A
Cost to attend: Free