Christian Pryce, Chief Commercial Officer, Port of Dover
We believe in bringing innovative and creative approaches to increasing industry productivity and growth through collaboration with businesses, charities, and public sector organisations locally, nationally and internationally. Explore how we can work together.
Work with us to harness innovation funding to solve your organisational challenges.
Bring existing evidence-based knowledge into your organisation, or commission new research.
Transform cutting-edge technologies into new products and services via technology transfer.
By working together, we can overcome shared challenges and achieve mutual goals.
Our experienced team can work with you to harness funding to deliver collaborative projects and unleash your business' innovation potential.
We work closely with local networks to harness innovation funding for collaborative projects between academia and industry. Examples include the EIRA project, Net Zero Pathway for Change and Growing Kent and Medway.
For nearly 50 years, KTPs have been helping businesses innovate for growth. With a 100% application success rate for KTP funding from Innovate UK, we have a diverse portfolio of KTPs with local and national businesses.
Whether you're developing a new product, service, system, policy or strategy, we can help you to connect with the relevant expert to deliver results bespoke to your needs and budget. Work can be charged on a daily basis or as a work package and arrangements can be tailored to suit your requirements and provide value for money.
Access expert advice, analysis and interpretation which draws upon the existing expertise and knowledge of our academic experts. It can take the form of long-term projects or short-term one-to-one sessions, and may include:
If the knowledge you need to deliver your project doesn't exist yet, you can commission our academics to conduct research on your behalf. Examples include:
We have a diverse range of professional-standard equipment which we can arrange for you to use with the support of a qualified expert.
New technologies, processes and knowledge regularly emerge from the University of Kent's impressive research portfolio. Through technology transfer, this intellectual property can be applied to achieve real-world impact, commercial success and industry innovation. We can help you:
Within the region, nationally and internationally, we are building relationships with organisations, employers and structures that strengthen the economy, health and society. By working together across disciplines, we can overcome shared challenges, exchange knowledge and achieve mutual goals.