This NCUB report is the second in a series based on earlier NCUB research that explored the characteristics needed to form a successful Knowledge-Transfer Partnership (KTP).

It provides a guide for businesses to the benefits of KTPs through a model of best practice. It outlines the benefits that KTPs can have for businesses, exploring the challenges involved in the process of adapting academic knowledge and expertise for business use. It also offers tried and tested tools for addressing these challenges.