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Who to contact in the Knowledge Transfer Partnerships (KTP) Team

Knowledge Transfer Partnerships (KTP) is a well-established programme which helps organisations improve their competitiveness, productivity, performance and profitability by tapping into the knowledge, skills and expertise in UK universities. The KTP Team supports academics and businesses through every stage of this process. 



Dr Rukmal Abeysekera
Knowledge Transfer Manager 
01904 321124

  • Responsible for management and reporting of Knowledge Transfer Partnership (KTP) programme
  • Business development lead for KTPs and other small grant schemes
  • Business development lead for Yorkshire Innovation Fund Small Innovation projects
Rukmal Abeysekera

Emma Urjasova
Knowledge Transfer Administrative Assistant
01904 321128

  • Administrative support for the Knowledge Transfer Partnership (KTP) programme
  • Support the Knowledge Transfer Manager on business development activities for KTPs and other knowledge transfer schemes
  • Ensure controls are in place to deliver accuracy, efficiency and timeliness