Knowledge Transfer Partnerships is Europe’s leading programme helping business to improve their competitiveness and productivity through the better use of knowledge, technology and skills that reside within the UK knowledge base. KTP is funded by Innovate UK with 12 other funding organisations including the Scottish Funding Council.

To find out more about KTP and how it might help you please contact one of the Centres listed above.

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KTP Associate Seminar - Glasgow

Glasgow - April 2019

KTP Associate Conference 2019

Belfast - 20th to 21st June 2019

Scottish Knowledge Exchange Awards 2019

21 February 2019

KTP Managers' Conference 2019

Aberdeen, 28-29 November 2019

UHI Research Conference 2018

Perth, 11-13 December 2018


Soft Fruit R&D Project Leader (KTP Associate)

James Hutton Institute / Scottish Honeyberries Ltd
Location: Dundee
Salary: £26,000 - £30,000 pa
Closing date: 28th November 2018

KTP Associate in Industrial Biotechnology
Robert Gordon University / Scottish Bioenergy
Location: BioCity, N. Lanarkshire
Salary: £22,000 - £26,000 pa
Closing Date: 25th November 2018

Animal Feed Formulation Scientist (KTP Associate)
James Hutton Institute / Davidsons Feeds
Location: Shotts, N. Lanarkshire
Salary: £25,500 pa
Closing date: 9th December 2018

Formulation Scientist/Technologist (KTP Associate)

University of the West of Scotland in partnership with Odour & Dust Solutons Limited
Location: Stewarton, Ayrshire
Salary: Up to £30,000 per annum, plus £4,000 personal development budget
Closing Date: 9th December 2018

Pharmaceutical Formulation and Development Specialist (KTP Associate)

University of Strathclyde in partnership with Lamellar Biomedical Limited 
Location: Holytown, North Lanarkshire
Salary: £30k-£33k p.a. plus £4k development budget
Closing Date: 25th November 2018

All current KTP vacancies can be viewed here.