GCRF Demonstrate Impact Interview with Jake Larsson, KTN

Posted on: 06/03/2020

In this interview, Jake talks about the GCRF Demonstrate Impact Competition, Human-Centred Design (HCD) and his work at KTN.


Jake Larsson gives us an overview of his work at KTN and how we support companies applying to design centric funding competitions.

UK Research and Innovation¬†have recently launched a new Demonstrate Impact Programme under the Global Challenges Research Fund (GCRF). The fund is now at Round 2 stage and aims to “Increase Impact Through Innovation in Developing Countries”. KTN and Innovate UK are hosting two competition briefing events in March. If you would like to hear more about how KTN can help you, would like more information about the GCRF Demonstrate Impact Programme, or would like to attend either (or both!) events, please click on the registration link(s) below.

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GCRF Demonstrate Impact Interview with Jake Larsson, KTN

About GCRF

The Global Challenges Research Fund (GCRF) will invest up to £9.3 million in demonstration-stage projects. The projects must have the potential to transform lives in developing countries, through market-creating innovation. We will support projects that address one of ten global societal challenges recognised in the UN Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) through the development of innovative processes, products and services.


These projects should lead to the deployment of those innovations within developing countries.


Round 2 of the competition opens on the 2nd March 2020 and closes on the 6th May 2020.

*** Our London Competition Briefing event has limited places left so please be quick if you wish to register. We do however still have availability at the Edinburgh event on the 12th March. Links to register are below. ***

Register for our forthcoming competition briefing event in London.

Register for our forthcoming competition briefing event in Edinburgh.

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