Knowledge Transfer Partnerships

University knowledge, powering business innovation


The Knowledge Transfer Partnership scheme (KTP) is a long-standing, government-funded initiative that allows businesses to improve their competitiveness, productivity and performance. The programme involves your organisation and Manchester Metropolitan University joining forces to address a specific challenge.

A KTP places a jointly selected high quality graduate, supported by a leading academic team for between 1 and 3 years. The graduate will work with you on a specific project to significantly and permanently improve your business performance. Projects focus on strategic business solutions to generate new products, develop markets, improve operating processes and systems or increase sustainability.

How do I get involved in a KTP?

Contact us on 0161 247 2186 or email


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