Knowledge Transfer Partnerships
Knowledge Transfer Partnerships (KTP) is a UK-wide programme which enables businesses and organisations to benefit from the skills of academic staff and graduates.
What can a Knowledge Transfer Partnership offer my organisation?
- Access to the skills and expertise of academic staff
- One or more recent graduates (KTP Associates) to work with your company on new projects
- Help to develop innovative solutions and increase profits and efficiency
- Increase competitive advantage with fresh insights into today's market
KTP project areas at The University of Northampton include:
- Product design
- Technical innovation
- Business processes (including IT and social sciences)
- Commercial development
Read a selection of case studies of organisations who have partnered with The University of Northampton.
Does my organisation qualify?
Companies and organisations from a broad range of business sectors including public sector bodies and not-for-profit organisations are eligible to participate. Knowledge Transfer Partnerships are particularly suitable for small to medium sized enterprises (SMEs) looking for growth opportunities, but larger companies can also participate.
The Knowledge Transfer Partnership website provides more information about the types of organisations currently engaged in KTPs.
What kind of KTP projects are available?
A KTP project can vary in duration depending on what you want to achieve. The Classic KTP lasts between 15 and 36 months and aims to help organisations address strategic needs. Shorter KTPs or sKTPs last between ten and 40 weeks and are aimed at more tactical issues.
To find out more about how your organisation can benefit from a Knowledge Transfer Partnership with The University of Northampton, contact Karen Lewis on 01604 892844 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.