Knowledge Exchange Institute
The Knowledge Exchange Institute gives you access to LSBU's expert knowledge, as well as unique funding sources like the KTP scheme, to help you turn your business ideas into real business opportunities.
We can help you with business development, improving or introducing business processes and services, developing technologies, establishing new capabilities, and increasing efficiency.
Our flagship programme is the Knowledge Transfer Partnership (KTP), which is supported by Innovate UK.
For every £1 million invested in KTP, £4.8 million profit is generated and 30 new jobs are created.
With up to two thirds of a KTP project being funded by government grants, a KTP is a three-way partnership between commercially-focused academics from LSBU, your business and graduate/postgraduate associate working full time on the project. The partnerships are designed to introduce and embed change within your organisation.
Download our Knowledge Exchange Institute Brochure (PDF File 766 KB).
Read about how we have helped organisations to implement change and grow.
Infographics and case studies
Establishing a new business function and revenue stream at Key20 Media.
Key20 - infographic (PDF File 107 KB)
For more information, visit our Key20 - case study
Exploring a brand new low carbon technology with Fulcrum Consulting.
Fulcrum Consulting - infographic (PDF File 99 KB)
For more information, visit our Fulcrum Consulting - case study
Calculating the financial value of social impact with the Construction Youth Trust.
Construction Youth Trust - infographic (PDF File 92 KB)
For more information, visit our Construction Youth Trust - case study
Streamlining the new product development process at Bond Display Cabinets.
Bond Display Cabinets - infographic (PDF File 93 KB)
For more information, visit our Bond Display Cabinets - case study
Using data management to increase efficiency at Jellyfish Media.
Jellyfish Media - infographic (PDF File 87 KB)
For more information, visit our Jellyfish Media - case study
My company is just completing its second very successful KTP with LSBU. Not only have we managed essential change processes that benefit the company's efficiency and profitability, but have also gained a highly competent and valuable team member.
Ian Wood, Managing Director, Adande Refrigeration
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