Maritime Accelerator 2024
Introducing the Maritime Accelerator 2024, a dynamic initiative powered by Connected Places Catapult, dedicated to nurturing small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) with pioneering solutions applicable to the maritime industry and beyond.
Hydrogen Innovation Initiative Demonstration 24-25
Companies can apply for up to £35k to demonstrate technology related to the production, conversion, distribution or end use of hydrogen.
Freight Innovation Fund Accelerator Cohort 3
The UK Government has committed to a dedicated £7m cross-modal Freight Innovation Fund (FIF) as part of the Future of Freight strategy, which sets out the Government’s long-term vision for the UK freight sector.
Clean Futures Accelerator
Calling all West Midlands innovators. Apply to the Clean Futures Accelerator and receive up to £50K to push the boundaries of your technology.
Maritime transports
Transport Research and Innovation Grants 2024
Transport Research and Innovation Grants (TRIG) provide early-stage funding for innovations in science, engineering, or technology delivered by The Department for Transport's (DfT) project delivery partner, Connected Places Catapult.
Hydrogen Storage
Hydrogen Innovation Initiative Venture Building Programme
Develop collaborative ventures to commercialise hydrogen technologies for logistics, centred around the river Thames.
People waiting for a London Tube
Case Study
Can innovation support passenger safety at the platform edge?
The Platform Edge Technologies project was undertaken by Connected Places Catapult (the Catapult), funded by the Department for Transport, and supported by Transport for London.
High speed rail
HS2 Accelerator
Connected Places Catapult, in partnership with HS2 Ltd and the Department for Transport, has launched its search for six small businesses to develop new technology ideas for the rail scheme; to be selected for trial and funded by HS2 and its main contractors.
Glasgow Airport Living Lab Digital Twin Competition
Glasgow Airport’s Living Lab Digital Twin Competition is a strategic initiative funded to facilitate the development of digital twin technology solutions specifically tailored for the aviation sector.
Rural Transport Accelerator
The Department of Transport's Rural Transport Accelerator is supporting SMEs and local authorities to expedite the integration of innovative practices, enhance transportation services for users, and foster improved connectivity within rural communities.
Local Authority Transport Decarbonisation Accelerator
The Department for Transport (DfT) is supporting the development of innovative solutions to decarbonise local transport systems.  Through Connected Places Catapult, DfT are offering support to Local Authorities (LAs) and Subnational Transport Bodies (STBs) to build capacity and partner with businesses to support the implementation of low-carbon innovations within a local area.
HMGCC CHALLENGE: eSIM reader for officer safety
Up to £120,000 is on offer to consortia developing technology that can help to gather a mobile subscriber identity number from electronic SIM cards used in the latest phones.