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Knowledge Transfer Partnerships: what they are and how to apply

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How to improve your business’s competitiveness and productivity through funded partnerships with universities and colleges.
Overview
The Knowledge Transfer Partnership (KTP) scheme helps businesses to innovate and grow. It does this by linking them with a university and a graduate to work on a specific project.
Each KTP is a three-way partnership between a business, an academic institution and a graduate. The academic institution employs the recently-qualified graduate who works at the company. The graduate, known as the ‘associate’, brings new skills and knowledge to the business.
A KTP can last between 12 and 36 months depending on the project and the needs of the business. It is part-funded by a grant. The amount businesses need to contribute is different for SMEs and larger companies.
2016/17 close dates for submission are:
18 January 2017
8 March 2017 Read more

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