KTN

KTN Ltd, Unit 218, Business Design Centre, Upper Street, Islington, London N1 0QH

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KTN connects ideas, people and communities to drive innovation that changes lives.

Innovation is complex. The journey from idea to market is not straightforward and requires a diverse range of know-how, investment, market knowledge and research. KTN exists to connect innovators with new partners and new opportunities beyond their existing thinking – accelerating ambitious ideas into real-world solutions.

With 200 staff across the UK, deep sector expertise, and over 44,000 organisations in our network, we collaborate to bring together innovation communities.

We sit at the interface of the public and private sector: With the strongest network of the UK’s science and technology sectors we are able to help you quickly find the people and organisations that can accelerate your ideas and solve your technology problems efficiently and cost effectively.

We provide paid for services to public and private sector clients on a range of diverse innovation projects and programmes that benefit from our deep technical expertise, our evidence-based eco-system insights, and our power to connect people and drive positive change through innovation. We are committed to understand your needs and realise your ideas for changing the world for the better.

With the strongest network of the UK’s science and technology sectors we are able to help you quickly find the people and organisations that can accelerate your ideas and solve your technology problems efficiently and cost effectively.

People

Robert Quarshie

Head of Materials, KTN

Robert leads all materials activities at KTN. He was a key member of the Materials Innovation and Growth Team (Mat IGT) that developed the UK Strategy for Materials and previously worked as Senior Technology Advisor for BIS.
 

John Bound

Knowledge Transfer Manager, Innovation and Design

John manages the KTN Materials and Design Exchange (MaDE) group, which integrates the materials science, design and making communities to accelerate innovation.