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Department for Transport seeking novel ideas to improve the UK transport system through three new T-TRIG calls

In webinars presented on Wednesday and Thursday of this week by Department for Transport (DfT), and hosted by KTN, promoting the latest Transport Technology Research Innovations Grant (T-TRIG)...

Call open: Future Aviation Security Solutions

The Department for Transport has launched a new competition aimed at supporting projects around improving aviation security. DEADLINE: Midnight 22 nd August 2016 The call has the...

DfT Transport Technology Research Innovation Grant opens Monday - webinars this week to hear about 100% grant funding opportunities worth £500,000

The Department for Transport (DfT) will on Monday (25 July) open the latest round of its Transport Technology Research Innovation Grant (T-TRIG) to support technology innovation in the...

BIS Report: UK aerospace Supply Chain Study

The Department for Business, Innovation and Skills has released a report on a commissioned study to assess the opportunities and barriers in the UK aerospace supply chain. In 2015, the UK...

Rail industry reaching out for solutions to its customer experience challenges as outlined for RSSB’s £4 million Train Operator Challenge

The Rail Safety and Standards Board (RSSB) is reaching out to innovators for potential solutions for its 2016 Train Operator Challenge (TOC-16), a competition offering £4 million to support...

ATLANT, A new hybrid VTOL: be part of the journey

RosAeroSystems in Russia have designed a new aircraft combining the properties of an airship, aeroplane and helicopter. Developed to carry up to 170 tonnes with a flight range from 1500 to 5000...

CivTech pilot scheme to beta test daring innovation in the Scottish public sector

The Scottish government has announced a pilot scheme for applying digital technologies for improving public sector services , and to ‘drive daring and innovation into the public sector’,...

Horizon 2020 SESAR JU calls on drone operation impacts

Check out the list of calls on the European Commission website Open: 14th July 2016 Deadline: 25 th October 2016   Background The growing drone market shows...

DHL challenges smart minds to develop innovative robotics and green freight solutions

DHL has opened two world-wide innovation challenges inviting inventors and visionaries to submit ideas in the areas of sustainable logistics and robotics . The deadline for a written and...

£15m Innovate UK Open funding competition Briefing - de-risking and accelerating ideas to commercialisation

On 14 June KTN hosted a webinar to promote Innovate UK’s £15m Open funding competition briefing, the Recording of which is now available for playback .   Background...

KTN supporting New Designers 2016 exhibition — 6 to 9 July at BDC in Islington

Billed as the UK&'s most important exhibition for emerging design, New Designers 2016 (on 6 to 9 July at BDC in Islington) includes workshops hosted by KTN, including a Materials &...

Design requirements sought from transport industry on a novel low power, extreme distance communication networking technology for transport

3-Sci Ltd — a Hampshire based company that produces the Wi-Corr wireless corrosion monitoring system - is currently working on a programme, part-funded by Innovate UK , aimed at evaluating...

Innovate UK to invest up to £15M in innovative R&D projects across all sectors with its first Open funding competition

To fast-track ideas judged to have potential for leading to new disruptive innovations, as well as for new ways for achieving business growth, Innovate UK has opened a different type of...

Learnings from the First Low Carbon Truck Demonstration Projects and Launch of a £24m Second Wave of Funding.

Innovate UK has announced it is to hold an event focused on dissemination of learnings from the first Low Carbon Truck Demonstrator programme launched in 2013. The event will be held in...

International Festival for Business 2016 Liverpool - your global marketplace

Further to our announcement back in February of KTN’s involvement in the International Festival for Business 2016 , in Liverpool on 13 June to 1 July, as well as news of an Association of...
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