The External Partner
External partners can be SMEs or large organisations from a wide range of sectors. Public-funded organisations, charities and not for profit businesses are also eligible. The external partner must be financially viable and committed to strategic change.
Through participation in KTP, organisations can expect:
- An increase in annual profit before tax
- Creation of new jobs
- Training for existing staff
- Initiation of new research projects
- Commercial benefits from the exploitation of intellectual property