Businesses can apply for a share of up to £35 million to research and develop connected and autonomous vehicle technologies.
Programme: Innovate UK
Award: Up to £10m
Opens: 22nd Aug 2016
Closes: 9th Nov 2016
The aim of this competition is to come up with technical solutions for connected and autonomous vehicle features that provide real-world benefits to users. This includes how these vehicles will work as part of a wider transport system. Innovate UK are seeking proposals where the commercial benefit is clear.
The competition is split into 4 streams.
Innovate UK are looking to fund a large-scale challenge to develop and demonstrate a vehicle operating at SAE level 4 automation (‘high automation’). For more about SAE Levels, click here.
Projects are expected to be primarily industrial research with some work packages being experimental development.
Funding & Project details for Stream 1
Streams 2 & 3
Innovate UK are looking to fund industry-led collaborative research and development (R&D) projects and technical feasibility studies. These projects should focus on one or both of the following areas: