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1 Knowledge Transfer Partnerships (KTP) Providing resources and expertise through academic collaboration to address businesses’ strategic needs

2 What is KTP ? Knowledge Transfer Partnerships (KTP) are…. Partnerships involving a Company, a Knowledge Base and uses… a recently Qualified Person to carry out a Strategic Project with benefits to all parties. A different form of University –Industry engagement

3 KTP Partnership Model Knowledge transfer Knowledge Base Company Knowledge Base

4 How does it work? Focused team for 6-36 months Associate works full time on the company premises – but employed by University Academic supervises Associate ½ a day per week on average at the company Company supervises as per normal employee Associate project manages Formal project management disciplines imposed IN PARTNERSHIP

5 Why do people do KTP? WIN – WIN – WIN A partnership between a company and a University to provide knowledge transfer to the company for strategic development, improved capability and bottom line improvement One off npbt £70k, annual post project npbt £240k An opportunity for academics to extend research interests and feedback real-life applications of knowledge to teaching 3 papers,8 projects, demonstrate impact and build up long term relationships with industry excellent impact case study Accelerated career development for a young graduate or post doc

6 What does it Cost? Classic 1-3 yr project Approx Budget £60k/yr, (£70k/yr for PhD) If SME Gov pays 67% - £40k/yr and company pays 33% - £20k/yr + any top up to Associate salary If large company Gov and company pay 50% - i.e. £30k/yr + top up

7 Eligibility ? All sectors, all disciplines, all sizes of business that create wealth Business stable, robust and able to afford contribution Strategic to the business but outside their expertise - leading to wealth creation and economic growth Stimulating and challenging and beneficial for the academic team Challenging for Associate

8 What is the process? Contact your local Adviser or KTP Office ( Complete an Expression of Interest (EOI) Partnership meets with Adviser If given go-ahead – partnership submits proposal for funding 85% success rate Allowed up to 6 months to appoint Associate LMC meetings every 4 months.

9 Opportunities ? We have funding for 600 new projects this year. We want over 100 applicants per closing date Only 2 closing dates left for the year. ACT NOW!!!!!!!! I am here to discuss your ideas.

10 Interested ? For further information please contact: Russ Bromley KTP Adviser for the North and West Midlands Phone: Website: '


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