Creating Impact through Innovation

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 the Technology Strategy Board with 12 other funding organisations.

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Scottish Canals and GCU team up to boost canal tourism

 Scottish Canals and Glasgow Caledonian University (GCU) have partnered up to develop ambitious plans to bring visitors to Scotland's canals through the development of new community, visitor attraction and business opportunities in Glasgow, Edinburgh, Falkirk and Inverness.

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UK Whitegoods finds KTP invaluable

In May 2010 UK Whitegoods embarked on a Knowledge Transfer Partnership (KTP) with the University of the West of Scotland. Working with the School of Computing they are seeking to move from a basic data driven web portal to a knowledge driven white goods ecosystem. UK Whitegoods Managing Director, Kenneth Watt, shares his view on the progress made to date

New Projects

Hydroklear Services Ltd

Hydroklear Services Ltd. are a family-run organisation, operating in the UK water industry for more than 20 years. We offer a professional service in providing the best solution for equipment and services, such as Chemical Dosing Rigs, Chemical Dosing Packages, Drinking Water Treatment, Effluent Treatment, Ultra-pure Water Packages, Water Softeners, Demineraliser and Settlement systems. They are currently working with the Department of Physical Sciences at the University of the West of Scotland to develop a novel zero waste process for removal of metal ions from distillery wastewater.

Paisley South Housing Association

Paisley South Housing Association are a developer of new affordable housing and a Registered Social Landlord with over 1200 homes for rent. Their subsidiary Paisley South Property Services factors 301 properties. They are currently working with the School of Computing at the University of the West of Scotland to deliver a new framework for provision of online services, leading to improvements in customer service, occupancy rates, internal operational efficiency and supply chain engagement.

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