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 Innovate UK with 12 other funding organisations.

What businesses think of KTP

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

John Gilbert Architects Ltd

  John Gilbert Architects Ltd is a Glasgow based design studio, passionate about designing places for people and the planet. The majority of their work is for public bodies, housing associations and community organisations. They are currently working with the Mackintosh Environmental Architecture Research Unit at the Glasgow School of Art to develop knowledge of the performance of retrofit measures to buildings, develop a capability to undertake building performance evaluation in the energy and environmental refurbishment of existing housing and relate this to architectural design.

Crear Space to Create Ltd

 Crear, space to create, is an inspirational working space with accommodation on the west coast of Scotland, connecting individuals and organisations across the arts worldwide through innovative residencies and collaborations. They are currently working with the School of Computing at the University of the West of Scotland to enhance the international marketing potential, effective service delivery and up-selling capability of Crear via innovative, technology-driven, service-oriented collaboration with key business partners

James A. Cuthbertson Ltd

 James A. Cuthbertson Ltd commenced trading in 1936 and was incorporated as a limited Company in 1946. The Company has participated in many varied aspects of agricultural and general engineering since its formation. Apart from general engineering work, they specialise in the manufacture of snowploughs and spreaders.They are working with the Department of Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering at the University of Strathclyde to embed advanced design engineering capability in support of new product innovation.

Geckotech Solutions Ltd

 Geckotech Solutions Ltd has been supplying clients with access engineering solutions since 2006. Working from our office in Edinburgh the company provides specialist access services to clients including industrial rope access, confined space entry and the installation of temporary working platforms such as tension netting systems. They are currently working with the School of Engineering and Built Environment at Glasgow Caledonian University to develop novel image systems for use in tunnel and shaft safety inspections. 

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