How to connect with the University of Reading

TVAI Hub is proud to be part of the University of Reading. The University offer many different routes for collaboration, including access to their cutting-edge facilities, award-winning research, Academics, and student placemement and internships to name a few.

The best way to explore routes of collaboration with University of Reading is to contact the Knowledge Transfer Centre via their Front Door Initiative.

KTC3As a team, the KTC's Front Door Initiative aims to provide an easy route into the University for anyone interested in working with them and accessing their research. The centre provide high-levels of service and support to enable partners to develop collaborations via a range of mechanisms and funding opportunities, and focus on helping companies grow and increase their competitiveness.

Contacting the Knowledge Transfer Centre is easy via email or via their web submission page

 

Berkshire Business Growth Hub

Growth Hub

The Berkshire Business Growth Hub offer impartial business advice, specialist support programmes and a range of events for businesses in Berkshire—all free of charge. These services are not just aimed at established businesses with ambitious growth plans, but also new start-ups, scale-ups, and entrepreneurs looking to turn their ideas into a business. 

You can find out more about the Business Growth Hub here

Scale Up Berkshire

Scale Up Berkshire

ScaleUp Berkshire is an exclusive programme offering rapidly scaling businesses the opportunity to access to some of the region’s top business leaders, independent advice, peer networking events and specialist scale-up resources and services. All with the aim of helping you to scale your business faster.

You can find out more about Scale Up Berkshire here

What's Going On...

KTPs: Bridging the gap between Business and Academia

24th February 2021

10:00-11:30am

Are you looking for an Academic partner to support your company to innovate and grow?

The KTP scheme enables a business to bring in new skills and the latest academic thinking to deliver a specific, strategic innovation project through a knowledge-based partnership.

At this event you’ll hear from 3 companies at different stages of their KTP who will explain why they committed to the programme, what they are looking to achieve and how these expectations are being met.

There will be plenty of time to ask questions and explore why a KTP could be right for you.

 Location: 
Online Webinar 

Find out more and register here.

 

 

 

 

 

UKRI Funding Leader Fellowship

You can apply for up to £1.5 million to support your research or innovation and develop your career through UKRI. 

The Future Leadership Fellowships enable businesses to develop the leadership potential of an employee through a challenging innovation or research projects. Funding is typically worth up to £1.5 million over four years to cover salaries and operational costs, but applicants may apply for more or less.

The closing date for applications is the 10th December (recurring). 

Read more about this on the UKRI site here.

 

 

KTN Funding Opportunities

The KTN are offering frequently updated news regarding business funding in the UK. This includes collaborative funding, knowledge transfer partnerships (KTP), SBRI (Small Business Research Initiative), grant funding, competitions, and innovation loans. 

Find more about the KTN's current funding opportunities here.