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Eligibility and Project Criteria

Any company, any size, any sector

KTP has worked with over 3,000 organisations from manufacturing to design and sustainability to marketing. Any sectors can participate, from private, 'not for profit' and public sector organisations and the size of the business is not a restriction. We have delivered successful KTP projects with companies of all sizes from SMEs to larger enterprises.

Any academic discipline, any subject area

There is a wide range of areas in which projects can be undertaken including: Product design, Manufacturing, Technical innovation, Business processes (including IT and social sciences), Commercial development.

Project Criteria

The overall aim of the KTP scheme is build a portfolio of partnerships that is in tune with the social, technological and economic priorities of the UK.

Each project must demonstrate how it is going to help the business make a strategic step change, which could include the following elements:

  •    Improving existing products or developing new products
  •    Developing and implementing a marketing strategy to enter new markets
  •    Developing new systems and frameworks to improve efficiencies in staff and processes