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Knowledge Transfer Partnership - FT1901

Description
The Knowledge Transfer Partnerships mission is to strengthen the competitiveness, wealth creation and economic performance of the UK by the enhancement of knowledge and skills and the stimulation of innovation through collaborative projects between business and the knowledge base.
Objective
* To facilitate the transfer of knowledge and the spread of technical and business skills, through innovation projects undertaken by high calibre, recently qualified people under the joint supervision of personnel from business and the knowledge base.

* To provide company-based training from recently qualified people in order to enhance their business and specialist skills.

* To stimulate and enhance business relevant training and research undertaken by the knowledge base.

* To increase the extent of interactions of businesses with the knowledge base and their awareness about the contribution the knowledge base can make to business development and growth.
Time-Scale and Cost
From: 2006

To: 2011

Cost: £2,100,000
Contractor / Funded Organisations
Department of Trade and Industry
Keywords
Farming              
Food and Drink              
Food Chain              
Food Hygiene              
Food Industry Sustainability Strategy              
Food manufacturing industry              
Food Quality              
Food Safety              
Manufacturing Efficiency              
Fields of Study
Resource Efficient and Resilient Food Chain