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National Highways announces winners of roadworks innovation competition
A trio of winning ideas are to be trialled with National Highways which will use the latest technology to help ease the pain of roadworks for drivers, businesses and local communities.
National Highways accelerator selects four low carbon firms
Companies have been chosen for the final stage of the Accelerating Low Carbon Innovation programme for roads, organised by National Highways in collaboration with Connected Places Catapult.
International partnership to develop smart homes innovation hub
Thames Freeport has agreed a ground breaking partnership with the Seoul Digital Foundation, South Korea, the London Borough of Barking and Dagenham, and Connected Places Catapult to launch a Smart Homes Innovation Hub in Barking, London.
New accelerator seeks innovators with ideas to manage road hazards
Funding of up to £90,000 is available to small and medium sized companies with technologies that could improve safety on National Highways’ roads, by better managing hazards.
West Midlands tech innovators selected to help improve public services
A cohort of innovators selected to take part in the DIATOMIC Accelerator will receive expert support and the opportunity to access funding for live trials.
Applications open for Transport Research and Innovation Grants
Innovators with ideas to address the UK’s most pressing transport challenges are encouraged to apply
Search begins for freight innovators with ideas to improve sustainability, efficiency and resilience
Innovators can apply now for expert support to develop their solutions alongside the opportunity to access up to £150k for testing.
Collaboration on National Cyber-Physical Infrastructure ecosystem announced
A new government and industry collaboration to amplify innovations, break down silos and build a shared vision for cyber-physical system innovation in the UK.