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Transport KTN at LCV 2013

On 5 September for day two of LCV 2013, Transport Knowledge Transfer Network again running a series of short, informative, and informal presentations at the LCV Forum.

In introducing the series of talks, Rob Furlong summarised their purpose as 'ant-siloing' for the various transport sectors.  As shown in the gallery above (or see my LCV 2013 gallery on Flickr) Adrian Waddams outlined the opportunities for the automotive in the marine industry, Jim Lupton described the why, what, where and where opportunities exist in the rail and industry and John Ingram said what opportunities exist for overcoming barriers to uptake of low carbon vehicles in the HGV industry.

Presentations followed by Daniel Ruiz of Transport Systems Catapult, Nigel Walker on Access to Finance for the Technology Strategy Board, John Laughli (Programme Manager - Low Carbon Vehicles, Technology Strategy Board), Nick Smailes (of Technology Strategy Board) on a fortcoming competition on transport and building energy systems, as well as Nikoleta Piperidou of the Energy Generation and Supply Knowledge Transfer Network (EG&S KTN). 

Earlier on the stand Cenex's Niche Vehicle Network announced the winners of its niche vehicle R&D competition - while surrounding the Forum recipients of TSB funding had displays, including Oxis Energy showing its Lithium Sulfur lightweight battery technology.

 

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