Businesses can apply for a share of £9 million to deliver high-value, low-cost rail solutions or improve user experience through stations
Programme: Innovate UK
Award: Up to £700,000
Opens: 20th Mar 2017
Closes: 17th May 2017
The rail industry is transforming the way it manages innovation and introduces new technologies. The Rail Capability Delivery Plan 2017 outlines the industry’s vision for using technology to create a better railway. This competition aims to provide direct support and encourage collaboration between rail industry clients and innovative businesses.
The focus of this competition is industrial research. To be in scope proposals must demonstrate how they meet specific industry challenges. Future exploitation is a key priority. Applications should provide evidence of a market need for specific solutions and engagement with potential rail industry customers.
Specific competition themes
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To lead a project, you must:
Funding & project details
All projects must:
For industrial research, you could receive up to 70% of eligible project costs if you are an SME.
International partners are welcome to participate in consortia, but are not eligible for Innovate UK grant funding.