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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.
Catapult couples up with European rail innovation centre
New collaboration sees an emerging railway innovation facility partner with Connected Places Catapult to pursue joint research and innovation opportunities.
Award win for railway safety innovation
Network Rail and Connected Places Catapult have won a Safety Award for developing a new piece of technology known as ‘geofencing’.
£1.96m to Fund 67 Projects to Improve the UK’s Transport System
Technology that enables open sea refuelling using hydrogen generation from buoys, a personal sign language avatar that provides wayfinding information in train stations, and a climate change resilient permeable pavement solution are among 67 projects to receive a share of nearly two million pounds.
Three innovators selected for Bristol Temple Meads trials
Passengers passing through one of the South West’s busiest rail stations are set to experience new ideas and technology at the station this spring.
Nine passenger tech firms chosen for Bristol Temple Meads testbed
‘Station Innovation Zone’ brings together SMEs with ideas to help improve the passenger experience.
Fifth innovation cohort announced for HS2 Accelerator
Technology firms selected to help increase assurance and reduce expenditure on Europe’s largest infrastructure scheme.