A Knowledge Transfer Partnership (KTP) is a government funded scheme, bringing together universities and businesses to work on a development project that is strategically important to the future of an organisation.
The University of Portsmouth has a proven track record and over 20 years of experience with KTPs across a wide range of academic disciplines and business needs.
How does it work?
A graduate, known as a KTP Associate, is employed by the University and works full time in a company to deliver the objectives of a highly innovative research and development project.
What can KTP offer an associate?
- £4,000 training budget
- Acceleration for your career, either in business or research
- A competitive salary
- The opportunity to lead and manage a highly innovative and strategic project
- The support of an academic team from the University
- The possibility of working towards a higher degree
- Attendance at 2 one week management residential workshops
- 100% of University of Portsmouth KTP Associates have gone on to permanent positions either within their KTP company or with another business.
What are the advantages to businesses?
- Access to the knowledge and expertise available at the University of Portsmouth.
- Delivery of a project of strategic importance to your company.
- Delivery of a project that would otherwise be beyond the company’s scope.
- Increased productivity and profits.
- Funding! Up to 67% of the project is funded by Innovate UK.
Want to find out more about collaborating with the University of Portsmouth on a KTP?
Contact Research and Innovation Services on 023 9284 6191 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
Interested in becoming a KTP Associate?
View our current job vacancies here.