We’re seeking innovative transport SMEs for a trade mission to LA

We are looking for Innovative Transport SMEs in the Intelligent Mobility sector developing a product that would be suitable for the American market. The Connected Places Catapult, the Department for International Trade and the UK Science & Innovation Network are organising a subsidised trade mission to Los Angeles in November, which could be perfect to help you to enter a new overseas market.

UK SME Innovation Grants; Mobility Innovation; Future of Transport

Taking place 13th and 15th November, up to 10 SMEs will get the chance to meet, present, and pitch to decision makers from transportation departments from across America and also attend one of the USA’s biggest and most influential Urban Mobility Conferences ‘CoMotion LA’.

CoMotion LA brings together the brave new world of the urban mobility revolution — a revolution that is set to transform every city in the world, large and small.

UK SME Innovation Grants; Mobility Innovation; Future of Transport
What are the benefits to you?
  • Private workshop with key regional and national stakeholders
  • UK delegation showcase at CoMotion LA
  • Invite to conference VIP welcome event
  • Paid for flights and accommodation for one representative
  • 50% off conference pass

In addition:

For a smaller number of SMEs working in the automotive industry, there is an opportunity to attend AutoMobility LA week commencing 18th November 2019, including access to UK delegation, a reception and a half-day mobility panel with local stakeholders.

UK SME Innovation Grants; Mobility Innovation; Future of Transport
What sort of companies should apply?

We are aiming to take companies that would significantly benefit from showcasing their Mobility technology to a global audience in LA. To showcase the benefits of working in the UK, we would like to target companies that can link their technologies back to UK support such as Innovate UK or Connected Places Catapult.

Registration & Selection Process

Companies will be selected in a competitive process based on their capabilities and their suitability for representation at Comotion LA 2019.

If you are interested please fill out our submission form (download here) and return to events-mk@cp.catapult.org.uk.

Please state if you are interested in also attending AutoMobility LA.

Please register your details by Friday 16th August. Successful applicants will be notified by Friday 30th August.

For any specific queries, please contact our SME team at SME@cp.catapult.org.uk.

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