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Research and Innovation Essential Series : Accessing Knowledge Transfer Partnerships and Industrial Studentship Opportunities



KTPs and Industrial Studentships


Career Development

About this course:

This course is delivered online and a joining link will be circulated beforehand.

Engaging external partners, such as companies and government bodies, with recent graduates can be a great way to improve the impact of your work, obtain funding, develop new research material and build links.

This session will cover two mechanisms for working with external organisations; Knowledge Transfer Partnerships and Industrial Studentships.

Come along to hear about how to get involved in this kind of work, the support available and some case studies of successful projects.

Learning outcomes:

As a result of attending this course, you will be able to: - Understand some of the benefits of working with external organisations.

- Identify if the project idea you're discussing may be suitable for a KTP or an Industrial Studentship.

- Understand the difference between KTP's and Industrial Studentships and when each is an appropriate model to use.

- Know who to contact to support you with developing projects in this area.

- Understand what makes a successful project.

Who should attend this course:

This course is recommended for both ECR's and Academic Staff who are keen to obtain funding from industry and government sources.


Sophie O'Callaghan, KTP manager and Kath Maby, Industrial Studentships Manager.

Before the course:

No preparation is required for this course.

A joining link will be provided prior to the course.


Learning provider:

This course is administered by Researcher Development; please contact for more details.

If you register for any of our sessions, it is expected that you will attend.

If you are not able to attend please log in to the `iTrent' online system to remove your name from the relevant activity before it is due to take place.

You will be expected you to attend for the whole session and for ease of administration, attendance registers will be taken at the end of each session.

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