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Knowledge Exchange


DMU celebrates 40 years of innovation, academia and business partnerships. 


The three partners involved in a KTP each play a part in ensuring delivery of a successful project.

Case studies| 

Take a look at our successful KTP projects.

Filmlight Case Study



Knowledge Exchange

Knowledge Exchange is the process by which two or more entities share knowledge for mutual benefit.

Knowledge Exchange can help your business to:

  • Develop innovative solutions to help your business grow
  • Develop your business for today's market
  • Increase your competitive advantage
  • Improve your business performance and operations
  • Increase profitability

View our Case Studies| that outline the experiences of those involved in a Knowledge Transfer Partnership (KTP) with DMU.



‘The KTP scheme enabled us to gain maximum benefit from the involvement of De Montfort University, which is continuing to make our project such a success.’

George Wright, Production Director, M Wright and Sons Ltd.

'The project resulted in a high quality digital arts programme which is underpinned by a robust business plan and a clearly defined and researched opportunity to position Phoenix as an international arts centre.'

John Rance, Chief Executive Officer, Phoenix Square


Knowledge Transfer Partnerships (KTPs) 

Knowledge Transfer Partnerships (KTPs)| are a unique government funded programme designed to support and help businesses improve their competitiveness, productivity and performance. It is widely regarded as the most successful grant-funding initiative available to UK businesses today.

The KTP programme is currently part-funded by fifteen Government organisations, coordinated via Innovate UK|. This enables your business to gain from government funding, offsetting the balance of the costs.

DMU has a long history of successfully managing and completing KTPs, having generated more than 100 projects, working with companies| from a wide variety of sectors and industries. Through the KTP programme, companies are able to tap into cutting-edge university expertise, and gain access to high achieving graduate employees.

Take a look at how the partnerships work|, and the benefits| your company can expect.




Contact us

Knowledge Exchange Team

T: +44 (0)116 250 6211

E: knowledgeexchange@dmu.ac.uk|

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