Our Mission

We live in exciting and interesting times and in the UK we have a significant opportunity to become a world leader in the design, development and deployment of integrated transport systems. The mission of the Transport community at the Knowledge Transfer Network is to support the development of integrated, efficient and sustainable transport systems, by bringing together independent but interrelated organisations to stimulate innovation through knowledge transfer.

As an independent organization focusing on the key challenges of lightweighting, intelligent mobility and energy efficiency across surface transport, we bring together expertise and technology from across automotive, rail and marine sectors to share challenges, ideas and best practice. Through stimulating innovation we will improve the integration, efficiency and sustainability of the transport system as a whole.

In coming together around these key challenge areas, synergies are realised, markets aggregated and barriers are overcome.

By joining the Transport community - or any of our key groups below - you can be a part of this change.

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Tue 07 Jul 2015

Smart Systems for Green and Automated Driving - Germany

Jul 07 / 09:00 until Jul 08 / 17:00

19th International Forum on Advanced Microsystems for Automotive Applications The automobile of the future will have to respond to two major trends, the electrification of the drivetrain, and the...

From Intelligent Mobility

Mon 09 Nov 2015

Save the date for Innovate UK 2015, 9th & 10th November

Nov 09 / 09:00 until Nov 10 / 17:00

Hosted by Innovate UK and UKTI, this two-day global spotlight on UK innovation will once again bring together 3,000 of the UK’s most exciting innovators with investors, global corporates and the...

From Transport

Transport Systems Catapult report outlines how today’s digital exhaust could become tomorrow’s “new form of oil”

A report prepared for the Transport Systems Catapult by Integrated Transport Planning Ltd, together with White Willow Consulting, Advancing Sustainability, and the University of Nottingham...
Tue 28 Apr 2015

Electric Vehicles – Everything is Changing - Germany

Apr 28 / 08:45 until Apr 29 / 18:30

The event will showcase the advances made and planned by researchers and vehicle makers for land, water and air vehicles. This year the big new move to integration will be showcased in place of...

From Energy Efficiency

TRL to study the feasibility of using dynamic Wireless Power Transfer on the Strategic Road Network for Highways England

TRL announced earlier this month that it has been commissioned by the Highways Agency to conduct a feasibility study into whether dynamic Wireless Power Transfer (WPT) technology can be used on...

Upcoming events of interest

Fri 10 Apr 2015

GreenFleet Scotland

09:00 until 16:00

After six very successful years, GreenFleet Scotland has now firmly established itself as The...

From Energy Efficiency

Tue 14 Apr 2015

ABDA R&D Forum

Apr 14 / 09:00 until Apr 15 / 17:15

In partnership with the BBSRC Anaerobic Digestion Network. Supported by Knowledge Transfer...

From Energy Efficiency

Tue 14 Apr 2015

Ocean Business 2015

Apr 14 / 09:00 until Apr 16 / 17:00

Ocean Business offers the visitor more than just an international exhibition. The show has an...

From Vessel Efficiency

Tue 14 Apr 2015

How is the Horizon 2020 Transport Work Programme Shaped

14:00 until 15:00

Horizon 2020 is the European Union's Framework Programme for research and innovation with an...

From Transport

Tue 21 Apr 2015

The Stephenson Conference 2015

Apr 21 / 09:00 until Apr 23 / 17:00

The Stephenson Conference on rail research will take place in April 2015, and will be an...

From Accelerating Innovation in Rail