UK businesses or research and technology organisations can apply for a share of up to £5 million to create the world’s best connected vehicles data exchange or trading platform.
Programme: Innovate UK
Award: Share of up to £5 million
Opens: 4th Jun 2018
Closes: 5th Sep 2018
The Centre for Connected and Autonomous Vehicles (CCAV) in partnership with Meridian Mobility and Innovate UK, part of UK Research and Innovation, will invest up to £5 million in a single project. This is to develop one or more platforms for the exchange of connected vehicle data.
The aim is to create the world’s most effective CAV testing ecosystem. The project will facilitate the exchange of data, to test, develop, demonstrate and exploit CAV opportunities. The platform should be adaptable to cope with increasing volumes and new types of data formats which are accessible and appropriate for users.
CCAV expects to support one project. Preference is given to projects that prove they can deliver operational facilities that complement or build on existing facilities within the UK CAV eco system. Projects will be supported through investment aid for research infrastructures. This is a type of state aid that allows grant funding to support the construction or upgrade of research facilities.
Your project must be globally significant and allow for:
To be eligible for funding you must:
Your project’s total costs should be up to £10 million. Projects are expected to start by March 2019 and be fully operational in 12 months.
CCAV have allocated up to £5 million to fund one infrastructure project in this competition.
You may apply for funding support of:
Non-profit distributing research organisations must demonstrate how match-funded investment will be contributed. It must at least equal the funding and can include maintenance costs. They will give preference to projects that meet match funding within the 12 month build phase.
Your project must have:
In this competition, they are not funding: