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Updates to knowledge transfer partnerships guidance

This guidance was first published on 11 August 2015 and last updated on 19 July 2021. –

19 July 2021

Updated contact details for University of Greenwich, University of Bradford, University of Sunderland, University of Leeds, University of Durham, Myerscough College. and KTP adviser for South, East and Mid Wales.

2 July 2021

Updated contact details for University of the West of England and North of Scotland KTP Centre.

20 April 2021

Added contact details for Catapults

14 April 2021

Updated contact details for University of Central Lancashire and University of Lincoln.

26 January 2021

Added a link to Innovate UK’s transparency data under the heading ‘Submitting an application’

18 December 2020

Added new success story video: Trelleborg Applied Technologies

1 December 2020

Updated dates and deadlines with revised schedule for 2021.

24 November 2020

Updated contact details for London, University of East, North of Scotland KTP Centre, West of Scotland KTP Centre, University of Plymouth, Harper Adams University, Lancashire, University of Central.

4 November 2020

Updated contact details for KTP Scotland (Central Belt, East) and University of Bedfordshire.

1 October 2020

Updated KTP application information.

3 August 2020

Updated contact details for University of Reading, University of Cambridge and University of Southampton.

30 June 2020

Added information in opening KTP for Graduates section

11 June 2020

Updated contact details for Northern Ireland and Manchester, North Cheshire and Warrington

23 April 2020

Updated contact details for The University of York and the University of Westminster.

20 March 2020

Multiple contact changes made.

17 February 2020

Updated contact details for the University of Kent.
Updated Dates and Deadlines table.
Updated ‘Who Can Take Part’ section to include Catapults.
Updated URL for KTP Graduates.
Added contact details for KTP advisor at University of Roehampton.

21 January 2020

Updated contact details for The Open University

10 January 2020

Updated contact details for KTP University of Southampton &
Updated contact details for KTP University of Leeds

14 November 2019

Changed contact details for KTP England with De Montfort University contact details.
Updated link under KTP for graduates heading.

31 October 2019

New contact information for Buckinghamshire New University added.

30 September 2019

Updated opening and closing dates for application for the rest of the 2019 to 2020 financial year.

16 September 2019

Updated contact information for Canterbury Christchurch, Anglia Ruskin and Hull universities.

19 August 2019

Removal of a University contact detail

3 July 2019

Updated KTP contact for University of Gloucestershire.

24 May 2019

Updated KTP contacts for UWE, Gloucester, Norfolk and London Central, and Essex, Suffolk and London East.

17 May 2019

Updated contact details for Nottingham Trent University.

25 April 2019

Updated Warwick KTP advisor to Grace Prewitt.

4 April 2019

Added Sophie O’Callaghan as the University of Exeter’s new KTP contact.

26 March 2019

Updated contact details for Imperial College London.

20 February 2019

Added the contact of details for the new KT Adviser for Hertfordshire and London North and Central. Updated contact details for Berkshire, Surrey and London West and Central.

15 February 2019

Changed KTP competition schedule from 2018-19 to 2019-20.

25 January 2019

Corrected the dates and deadlines for the next round of KTP applications, which will run from 7 February 2019 to 3 April 2019.

Clarified information about submitting a KTP application. This should be done by the academic or research organisation via a dedicated website that only they will have access to.

16 January 2019

There is a new KTP contact at Newcastle University. Updated details.

8 January 2019

Added a video featuring Qioptiq, a photonics company that undertook a Knowledge Transfer Partnership with Cardiff Business School. This helped Qioptiq to secure an £82 million contract with the Ministry of Defence.

11 December 2018

John Clayton has joined as a KT Adviser for Northumberland, Tees Valley, Tyne and Wear, Durham and North West and North Yorkshire. Added contact information.

29 November 2018

Updated the KTP contact details for the University of Liverpool and University of Warwick.

16 November 2018

Name change for the KTP contact at UCLAN.

7 November 2018

The email address for the KTP office at University College London has changed to ktp@ucl.ac.uk. Updated details.

26 October 2018

There is a new KTP contact at De Montfort University, Tamara Meahan. Updated contact details.

29 August 2018

There is a new contact for the KTP office at the University of Cumbria. Updated contact details.

2 August 2018

There is a new KTP contact for the office at Keele University. Updated contact details.

19 July 2018

Updated the average cost of a KTP for small and medium-sized enterprises, and large businesses. These have increased slightly to £35,000 and £55,000 respectively.

16 July 2018

There is a new KTP contact at the University of Sheffield. Updated details.

5 July 2018

Updated the name and contact details for the KTP office at Wrexham Glyndwr University.

28 June 2018

KTP advisors list updated.

12 June 2018

There is a new KTP contact at Oxford Brookes University. Contact details updated.

31 May 2018

There are new contacts for the KTP offices of Aberystwyth University and University College London. Contact details have been updated.

22 May 2018

There is a new KT Adviser for Tayside and Fife, Lorna Howarth. Her contact details have been added.

10 May 2018

The format for KTPs for 2018 to 2019 has changed. The programme will be run continuously throughout the year. New date and deadlines have been added.

Further clarification has been added on how to apply to outline for 2 possible routes for starting an application.

27 April 2018

There is a new contact for KTPs at Queen’s University Belfast. New contact details have been provided.

23 March 2018

Updated the contact details for the University of Hull’s KTP office with new contact.

20 February 2018

New KT Adviser appointed to cover Liverpool, East Lancashire and Salford. Contact details have been added for Susan Suttle.

14 February 2018

The KT Adviser for North Scotland has changed to Ian Heywood. Information has been updated and contact details added.

24 January 2018

Updated average cost of a KTP to SMEs and larger businesses, which have increased slightly to £30,000 and £45,000 respectively.

15 January 2018

Change of email address to KTP contact and name of Brunel University London.

9 January 2018

Updated details with new KTP contact at the University of Worcester.

21 December 2017

Updated details for University of Sussex KTP contact.

18 December 2017

Updated latest dates and deadlines.

12 December 2017

Updated contact details for Nottingham Trent University.

7 December 2017

Added new KTP Adviser for Walsall and surrounding area.

30 November 2017

Updated dates and deadlines with new competitions.

24 November 2017

Added KTP contact for Myerscough College.

13 November 2017

Removed contact information of Royal Holloway, who no longer take part in KTPs. Updated Staffordshire University contact details.

10 October 2017

Updated contact details for Lancaster University and University of Lincoln.

4 October 2017

Updated competition dates and deadlines.

18 September 2017

Updated contact details for the University of Plymouth.

31 August 2017

Updated latest competition dates and deadlines.

22 August 2017

Updated details for University of Swansea contact.

9 August 2017

Updated Open University KTP office contact.

8 August 2017

Updated contact details for all KT Advisers. Added new sections on how to apply, what happens after you apply and dates and deadlines, which explain the application process in more detail and how KTPs align with Innovate UK’s sector and open competitions for 2017 to 2018. Updated average amount a business is required to contribute in line with latest figures.

25 July 2017

Updated contact information for Cardiff Metropolitan University, City, University of London and the University of Leicester.

7 July 2017

Removed Royal Veterinary College and Goldsmiths, University of London from regional office contacts as they do not take part in KTPs.

30 June 2017

Updated details for University of Bath KTP contact.

19 June 2017

Updated KT contact for Merseyside and West Cheshire and North Wales.

14 June 2017

Added ‘open programme round 3’ and ‘infrastructure systems round 3’ to competitions.

2 June 2017

Updated KTP contact details for Keele University. Updated KTP Advisor contact for the North East.

17 May 2017

Updated the KTP contact for the University of Bedfordshire.

12 May 2017

Removed ’emerging and enabling technologies round 2′ from live competitions. Updated contact details for University of Chichester and Birmingham City University.

9 May 2017

Added ‘materials and manufacturing round 3’ to KTP opportunities. Updated KTP case studies.

12 April 2017

Removed ‘innovation in health and life sciences round 2’ from live competitions.

6 April 2017
Added Bucks New University and University of Suffolk to KTP regional office list.

5 April 2017

Updated contact details for University of Northampton KTP office and added Ella’s Kitchen video.

28 March 2017

Contact details updated for KTP offices at London South Bank University, Queen’s University Belfast, University of Bradford, University of Reading and University of York.

13 March 2017

Updated close date information and telephone number for University of Derby KTP contact.

3 March 2017

Note added under KTP regional offices to contact Innovate UK customer service support with any problems in contacting local office.

3 March 2017

Updated details for the KTP contact at the University of Plymouth.

2 March 2017

Updated details for the KTP contact at the University of Cambridge and removed 2 universities no longer delivering KTPs.

7 February 2017

Added contact for University of East Anglia.

3 February 2017

Updated Estelle Hargraves’ telephone number.

24 January 2017

Updated KTP contact at University of Sussex from Mike Wylde to Dr Richard Taylor.

23 January 2017

Removed January 18 2017 deadline.

14 December 2016

Updated KTP UCL contact from Claire Arbon to Kemil Thomas.

5 December 2016

Changed University of Gloucestershire contact details from Martyn Mangan to Jeannie Cohen-Brand.

28 November 2016

Removed 2 November 2016 deadline.

7 November 2016

Updated contact person for Nottingham Trent University from Kirsty Holt to Cate Brimblecombe-Clark

21 October 2016

Hull University KTP officer changed from Gill Sinclair to Bill Walker.

14 September 2016

Changed Bedfordshire University KTP contact from Denise Pasquet to Julia Brady

9 September 2016

Removed 7 September 2016 close date because it has now passed.

19 July 2016

Stephen Woodhouse is no longer responsible for Oxfordshire. Gerry O’Hagan is now responsible for Oxfordshire.

8 July 2016

Removed Sue Wale from Buckinghamshire New University as she has now left.

8 July 2016

Removed 6 July 2016 deadline.

7 July 2016

Updated KTP adviser details: removed Dr Gillian Rysiecki as she has retired

4 July 2016

Dorset and Wiltshire contact details updated

1 July 2016

Added contact details for Worcester University

21 June 2016

2017 close dates for submission added

3 June 2016

Updated contact for Portsmouth University

18 May 2016

Change to Bradford and Leeds contact details

6 May 2016

Contact details added for Queen Mary University of London

30 March 2016

Updated contact details

8 March 2016

Contact details updated

2 March 2016

Applications now have different limits.

5 February 2016

Updated contact details

1 February 2016

Updated email addresses

22 January 2016

Contact details updated

15 January 2016

Contact updated

12 January 2016

Updated contact details

11 January 2016

Contact details updated

7 January 2016

Contact details updated

5 January 2016

Updated contact details

22 December 2015

Updated contact details

17 December 2015

Contact details updated

16 December 2015

Contact details change

11 August 2015

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Last updated: 3 September 2021

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