konfer connects innovators and experts. For businesses, it opens up research, researchers and services in UK universities and research institutions. For academics, it is a great way to find impact partners beyond your usual reach. 

Using machine learning and natural language processing, konfer provides advanced search and discovery across 23 industry sectors and gives access to research, experts, equipment, funding and a unique UK business database.  

 A single point of access connecting UK academics and businesses

  You can use konfer to:

How do I get started? 

konfer is a free resource open to all UK businesses, charities, research and technology organisations, universities, academics and individuals.

You can try it out now: visit konfer, read our tips on getting started or email konfer-support@ncub.co.uk 

Developed by the National Centre for Universities and Business (NCUB) on behalf of UKRI, konfer is an innovation collaboration platform, that uses smart matching technology to connect research and innovation partners.  



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