Knowledge Transfer Network exhibit
Knowledge Transfer Network (KTN), as the network partner of Innovate UK, connects people to accelerate innovation for economic growth and provides specialist support via Knowledge Transfer Advisers to facilitate Partnership development and succeed in a Knowledge Transfer Partnership (KTP).
Knowledge Transfer Partnerships have been helping UK businesses innovate for growth for over 40 years and are one of a range of funding initiatives made available through InnovateUK and other government co-funders, and delivered by the KTN. A KTP also provides your business with extraordinary and cost-effective access to the unique resources within the UK’s knowledge base: research expertise, cutting-edge technology and equipment, and solution-oriented initiatives.
Find out more about how a Knowledge Transfer Partnership could unlock innovation in your company by contacting one of our expert Knowledge Transfer Advisors.
Local Knowledge Transfer Advisors John Clayton and Ian Blakemore will be on the KTN stand and representatives of the 5 North East Universities will be present throughout the day.
Royal Society education outreach exhibit
There will be an opportunity to talk to members of the Royal Society Education Outreach team about the Partnership Grants scheme. This is a funding opportunity for schools to work in collaboration with a STEM professional from industry or academia on an extended research project. Schools can apply for up to £3000 for materials and equipment. The aims of the Partnership Grants scheme are:
-To embed experimental science into the curriculum
-To demonstrate that science is interesting and has real world applications
-To support teachers being part of the scientific community
-To develop educational skills of researchers
This scheme funds approximately 40 schools per year, across the UK, from primary to FE colleges to undertake research in the classroom.
Royal Society grants exhibit
The Royal Society offers over 20 grants and fellowships to outstanding researchers across the world. Funding is available in the following areas:
-Early career fellowships
-Senior career fellowships
-Industry and innovation awards
-Research capacity and infrastructure awards
-International collaboration and travel awards and fellowships
Meet with members of the Royal Society Grants team to find out about the various funding opportunities available to you and advice on applying.
Royal Society publishing exhibit
The Royal Society publishes high quality, peer reviewed journals. Nine of our journals cover the full breadth of the biological, physical and cross-disciplinary sciences and Notes and Records is dedicated to the history of science. We also publish Biographical Memoirs, an annual compilation of individual memoirs, which celebrates the lives and scientific achievements of Fellows of the Royal Society.
Whether you are publishing an individual article or a themed issue, we promise a first-class level of author service, high production values and worldwide dissemination in well-read and highly-cited publications. We would be glad to discuss options for publishing with us.