KTP Best of the Best Awards 2019: Celebrating Innovation Excellence

Posted on: 28/02/2019

The deadline for nominations for the 2019 KTP Best of the Best Awards is midday on Friday 8th March – enter now!

With a closing date of midday on Friday 8th March, nominations are already coming in for this year’s KTP Best of the Best Awards.

Just over a week remains for partnerships to enter these awards celebrating the outcomes, individuals, innovations and collaborations that have delivered beyond expectations. Winners will be announced at a special ceremony in London on 2nd May 2019.

The awards are back in a fresh format, honouring outstanding performance across five categories*:

  • Best Knowledge Transfer Partnership Award
  • Engineering Excellence Award
  • Business Impact Award
  • Best Future Innovator
  • Outstanding Contribution from a Knowledge Base KTP Support Team

Richard Lamb, Knowledge Transfer Partnerships (KTP) Programme Manager at Innovate UK, commented, “Now in its 44th year, KTP goes from strength to strength and it is wonderful to be able to celebrate success across the KTP programme.  The awards highlight each of the components that make up a successful KTP and the high performing teams that drive success”.

Shortlisted partnerships will be announced in April, with the finalists being invited to attend a special reception at the beautiful Burlington House home of the Royal Society of Chemistry where the winners will be announced.

Click here for more details about awards criteria, eligibility and nomination forms.

Good luck!

* Unless otherwise stated, eligible Partnerships are those that completed and received an A or B grading between 1 January 2017 and 31 December 2018.


About KTP/Awards

The KTP Best of the Best Awards are delivered for Innovate UK by the Knowledge Transfer Network

The Knowledge Transfer Partnership (KTP) programme aims to help businesses improve their competitiveness and productivity through the better use of knowledge, technology and skills that reside within the UK knowledge base.  KTPs are funded by UK Research and Innovation through Innovate UK as part of the government’s Industrial Strategy.

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