28.09.23, LONDON, Connected Places Catapult, the UK’s innovation accelerator for cities, transport, and place leadership, today announced that applications are open for a new cohort to join the Future of Air Mobility (FoAM) Accelerator programme.
The FoAM Accelerator is delivered by Connected Places Catapult in partnership with the Future Flight Challenge from UK Research and Innovation, supported by Innovate UK.
Now in its third year, the FoAM Accelerator offers innovative small- and medium- sized enterprises the opportunity to access funding and support to test their innovations in the Air Mobility sector. Support on offer includes access to technical experts, mentoring and coaching sessions, a tailored investment readiness programme, and the opportunity to participate in a demonstration day to showcase technology to potential clients and investors.
Innovators applying must have a sustainability-based solution that addresses one of five challenge areas:
- Integration of Future Air Mobility
- Future Airport & Vertiport Operations
- Future Airside Operations & Systems
- Decarbonising Future Air Mobility
- Inclusive Passenger Accessibility