Knowledge Transfer Network

Knowledge Transfer Network

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The Knowledge Transfer Network helps business to strengthen the economy and improve people's lives by capturing maximum value from innovative ideas, scientific research and creativity.
Connecting with KTN can lead to potential collaborations, horizon-expanding events, bespoke support and innovation insights relevant to your needs. We work with Innovate UK and a variety of other funders to contribute to UK growth through innovation.
We link new ideas and opportunities with expertise, markets and finance through our network of businesses, universities, funders and investors. From agriculture to autonomous systems and energy to design, KTN combines deep knowledge in all sectors with the ability to cross boundaries.
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23 Sep 2016

Standard highlighting the ethical hazards of robots is published

BSI, the business standards company has published BS 8611 Ethics design and application robots.
17 Mar 2016

Thermoelectric energy harvesters to reach over $1 billion by 2026

Find out more at Energy Harvesting & Storage, Berlin, 27-28 April! According to IDTechEx research, the market for thermoelectric energy harvesting is expected to reach over $1 billion by 2026, with the expected growth mostly sustained by significant proliferation in the space for wireless sensors and actuators in a variety of market verticals.
10 Sep 2015

Printed and Plastic Electronics Community in the UK

Video interview with the Knowledge Transfer Network (KTN) at Printed Electronics Europe.
9 Apr 2015

New energy harvesting for vehicles and devices: huge business

Energy harvesting is the creation of electricity from ambient energy. IDTechEx Show! covers it all in one place.
11 Dec 2014

Powering space craft of the future

Engineers at Lancaster University are working on powering future 'giant leaps' for mankind.
20 Nov 2013

UK Sensors expertise featured in mission to Silicon Valley

The Energy Harvesting SIG is in the US this week with a group of UK companies at 'Energy Harvesting and Storage USA.'
17 Apr 2013

UK self-powered sensors and systems mission to Berlin

NanoKTN has announced the UK Self-Powered Sensors and Systems Mission to Berlin, Germany to promote UK energy harvesting technologies and self powered sensor systems to potential international collaborators and customers.
29 Jun 2010

NanoKTN secures partnership between UK Nanotechnology SMEs

Applied Nanodetectors Ltd and Kelvin Nanotechnology Ltd to work on next generation healthcare applications.
27 May 2010

Energy Harvesting Europe and WSN/RTLS Award Winners

This week more than 250 people attended the second annual IDTechEx event on Energy Harvesting and Wireless Sensor Networks & Real Time Locating Systems. These two events are co-located given the overlap in topic and attendees were delighted with the breadth of subjects that were covered. The exhibition had trebled from last year to 20 exhibitors.
19 May 2010

Energy Harvesting & Storage and Wireless Sensor Networks, RTLS Preview

Only the IDTechEx "Energy Harvesting and Storage" events are paired with "Wireless Sensor Networks & RTLS", covering the systems most in need of energy harvesting.
11 Dec 2009

Emerging display technologies and innovations

On December 10, the UK Knowledge Transfer Network had a meeting in Grove Oxfordshire on Emerging Display Technologies and Innovations. About 35 people attended. Professor Ian Underwood of Edinburgh University in Scotland described work on microemissive OLED displays under the title "Hypoled - Next Generation Display Platform ."
1 Dec 2008

Highlights from the Energy Harvesting Technology Event, London

Raghu Das, CEO at IDTechEx reports on the Energy Harvesting Technology event which looked at the use of technologies to generate electricity from the environment which can be used to power electronics and electrics.
14 Jul 2008

UK Chemical Sector Initiative - part two

It was noted in the Council for Science and Technology Review that Plastic Electronics is a high risk / high reward priority technology area. The academic structure is well established in OLED, PLED, OSC materials and deposition methods with £20M / yr funding from Research Councils (EPSRC).
11 Jul 2008

UK Chemical Sector Initiative - part one

On 1st July, The UK Trade & Investment Chemical Sector Initiative on Printed Electronics hosted a Masterclass at Haydock Park Racecourse in North West England.
27 Jun 2008

OLEDs - The future of architectural lighting

Organized by the UKDL Knowledge Transfer Network, and attended by approximately 50 people, this conference was held in the BDP Building in Clerkenwell, London on the 24th of June 2008.
30 May 2008

Plastic electronics - opportunity or future of semiconductor industry?

Dr Harry Zervos, Industry Analyst from IDTechEx says the move towards plastic electronics is a natural progression in the search for products and technologies which are 'greener', more efficient and ultimately more cost effective to produce.