As a member of the Investment team, Emma Fadlon supports KTN’s investment activities focussing on both angels and VCs. She works across KTN’s technology sectors helping companies to evaluate their business, commercial and to-market plans and links them into the relevant support, funding and investment networks. Emma is also the Co-Director of CyberASAP a pre-seed cyber security academic accelerator programme. With a PhD in tumour immunology, Emma’s technical background encompasses a range of health applications, including vaccines and medical devices, gained from working in a start-up, technology transfer and consultancy role. Prior to joining KTN, she was Head of Business Development at The Pirbright Institute.
The Knowledge Transfer Network (KTN) was established by Innovate UK to foster better links between business, science, and creativity in order to nurture, develop and scale-up innovation. The KTN’s technology expertise is broad in scope and ranges from defence and aerospace to the creative industries, the built environment to biotechnology and robotics. We help Innovate UK with scoping of new grant call areas, and disseminating information on current and upcoming calls which provides access to alternative funding for business growth and technology development.
We foster better collaboration by connecting our members and providing a range of services and support activities including: linking to expertise on technology, projects, research and markets; identifying public and private sector funding (UK and EU); helping build business cases for funding and investment; investor readiness and due diligence preparation leading to introductions to our network of investors.
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