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How can the West of Scotland KTP Centre help me?

We'll work with you to validate the need for KTP, ensuring your company partner and project are a good fit for KTP funding. We will help you to navigate the bid development process; from initial project scoping, to supporting the project costing process, and providing guidance on completing the application forms.

Once your funding application is approved, we provide help with recruitment, financial reporting and project administration, letting you focus on achieving your project milestones.



KTP should be seen as a critical part of the contemporary academic's toolkit as it is a useful and interesting way to meet several of the objectives that we as academics must deliver on. It provides a source of funding which allows us to engage in knowledge exchange with companies which supports their growth and development. As part of this knowledge exchange activity, it provides a source of primary data which is useful in our research. Further, it provides current and relevant information that informs our teaching.

Dr Steve Paton
Reader in Operations and Project Management, Department of Management Science, Strathclyde Business School

Dr Steve Paton

University academics involved in Knowledge Transfer Partnerships (KTP) talk about their experience of using the programme to support collaborative work with businesses.

Dr Gordon Dobie

KTPs allow me to develop deep links with UK companies, providing a great mechanism to generate technical, commercial and societal impact from my University research

Dr Gordon Dobie

Reader, Centre for Ultrasonic Engineering, University of Strathclyde