The Good Application Guide and more grant application advice from KTN

Posted on: 17/05/2019

KTN’s best bits of advice on how to apply for grants, and a round-up of our funding round-ups!


KTN’s Access to Funding and Finance team have produced several useful guides and articles on how to apply for funding.

To get you started on your funding journey, why not read our “Good Application Guide”? Click here to download your copy.


Are you considering applying for European grants? Click here to read our tips for quality Horizon 2020 proposals (in the event of Brexit, the UK government has promised to match funding that wold have been provided by H2020 – more details here).


If your company is at the stage of looking for external investment, then we have several useful guides for you:

Introduction to Equity Investment – explaining what all the terms mean, ways of getting investment, how to sell shares in your company and more

How to find investors? – Charlotte Thompson from KTN’s Access to Funding and Finance team introduces how to find the right early stage investor for you and your company

Common mistakes when presenting your exit strategy to investors – business exit strategies and how to plan them


If you’re looking to collaborate with a larger company, try this:

Bridging the risk gap between small and large companies – this Thought Leadership Paper explores how small and large firms might work together more effectively to boost collaboration


We have upcoming events to help you with getting investment for your company – click here for a full list.


And if you’re looking for grants and funding opportunities that you can apply to, we have a veritable bonanza of them available for you, with grant amounts from £5,000 to £5m:

Defence and security funding round-up – upcoming funding opportunities and events in the defence and security sectors, including crime detection and prevention

Manufacturing and Materials funding round-up

Industrial biotechnology funding round-up

Agri-food funding round-up

Health and Life Sciences funding round-up

Chemicals funding round-up

Digital Economy and Creative Industries funding round-up

Energy-related funding call round-up

Emerging and Enabling Technologies funding round-up


We hope you find something here that will help your company. If you’re looking for grants or investment, our sector teams are always happy to help – contact us if you need to find out more.

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