Organisations can apply for a share of up to £470,000 for innovative proposals that encourage more journeys by bicycle or on foot
Award: Up to £100k
Opens: 19th Apr 2017
Closes: 14th Jun 2017
This competition seeks proposals for innovations that encourage more people to make journeys by bicycle and/or on foot.
The government’s vision is for cycling and walking to become the natural choice for shorter journeys.
To meet these aims, DfT intends to focus on:
DfT is looking to fund a portfolio of projects that propose innovative means of tackling the barriers to walking and cycling, leading to more journey stages being made by bicycle or on foot.
Specific competition themes
Key areas of interest include (but are not limited to):
The competition is open to individuals, groups and organisations. It is particularly suitable for early-stage SMEs. Industry partners such as local government, independent and third sectors can carry out the project on their own or with others.
This competition has 2 phases. Up to £170,000 is allocated for phase 1, and up to £300,000 for phase 2.
Phase 1: proof of concept. Projects should last up to 15 weeks and range in size up to a total cost of £25,000 each
Phase 2: demonstrator projects. Projects should last up to 9 months. They can range in size up to a total cost of £100,000 per project