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Knowledge Transfer Partnerships

All businesses are facing concerns over the economy, the environment, fast-paced digital enhancement, and increasing demand from customers.  KTP is funded by Innovate UK and is the most successful knowledge transfer programme in Europe.  It has been running for more than 40 years, has a £22m grant funding pot.  A KTP project can help you improve your productivity and performance to stay competitive by forming a partnership with us and accessing our skills and expertise.  On average, each project delivers an increase of £600k inpre-tax profit a few years after the project, 2 new jobs and 20 staff trained for the host company.  The UK-wide programme delivers over 700 partnerships per year.

 The University of Bradford has facilitated over 80 KTPs and worked with a variety of small and large businesses such as Yorkshire Water, Bombay Stores and BAE Systems.

Scott Seville, Technology and Innovation Manager – Germ Protection and Personal Care RB Healthcare (UK) Ltd.

The KTP project brought the business into contact with a world class skin expert, Professor Des Tobin. His valuable knowledge has helped guide the company’s developments within and outside the scope of the project.